Titanic Echoes - Welcome
Due to the worldwide spread of telegraphy to newspapers, the sinking of the Titanic was one of the first major news stories of the 20th century. The children around the world who followed this tragedy would live to see a multitude of incredible transportation events as the years passed by – the first flight across the Atlantic, families owning cars, faster streamlined trains, the vehicles of war, jet propelled planes and manned space travel to the Moon. Titanic Echoes looks back at the good, the disastrous and the amazing transportation heritage of the 20th century. Tracks, roads, airways, outer space. Our story begins with RMS Titanic.
After more than a century, the epic story of RMS Titanic continues to fascinate new generations. Crowded with the hopes and dreams of passengers from all walks of life, the tragic end of the magnificent liner gave life to devoted followers of a romantic, bygone era. Here you will discover exclusive videos, news, and expert accounts of the jewel of the White Star Line, her sister ships, and life in Edwardian England.
We hope you’ll feel at home as we remember the big events around the world as well as the personal memories of everyday life in the last century. Why Titanic Echoes? The liner RMS Titanic had it all – beautiful to look at, new technology, top-draw luxury for the rich and, considering the era, the conditions for the poor were pretty good. The children who witnessed the sinking of the Titanic and survived would see echoes of the disaster in many events that were to follow in this new century: a struggle for more equality and new inventions being fast-tracked to become a normal part of life. Our forefathers’ voices will be part of our journey through ‘yesteryear’.