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I guess the key difference is the sense of massive person power one gets from those older projects. Rivets and the like bear the unmistakable mark of human assembly.

That said, I still find modern day mega engineering projects similarly impressive. The Large Hadron Collider and the current construction of the ITER in France come to mind....


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