Fascinating story about a WWII Spitfire (yeah, that’s probably redundant) that crashed in a bog in Co. Donegal in 1941. Last June, it was found and removed from the bog. The unique conditions had preserved it so well that the machine guns could still fire.

BBC News – Spitfire redux: The WWII guns firing after 70 years buried in peat.

They don’t build them like that anymore.