Behind This Steel Door Is A Room Frozen In Time – And It Won’t Be Opened For 6,000 Years

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It’s May 1940, and a welder fires up their soldering iron with eyes on the door of an underground vault. There’s one job for the day: seal the chamber shut so that no one can re-enter it. Someday, someone will be able to walk inside and see the treasures hidden within. But that won’t happen until the year 8113.