Tour the Belly of a Naval Wonder

Inside a National Treasure: SS United States

USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
USS United States
This is just one of the engine rooms and just one of the many control panels covered with a dizzying array of gauges. The massive network of steam pipes, ancient electric cable, gangways and ladders is fascinating and intimidating. The signage reads: "danger 450 volts," "de-energize at controller before servicing unit," "vital auxiliaries," "aft engine room port" and, in red, "do not start." (John Griffin/ABC News)
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