The tanks containing the turret, engine, cannons as other artifacts from the USS Monitor in the wet lab are closed and covered at the Mariners Museum in Newport News, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. The ... more 
The tanks containing the turret, engine, cannons as other artifacts from the USS Monitor in the wet lab are closed and covered at the Mariners Museum in Newport News, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. The museum is facing federal funding shortfalls that threaten to delay the conservation of the USS Monitor artifacts. The museum has seen a steady decline in annual funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration amid budget cuts and shifting federal priorities. The turret is in the tank with the green tarp and the steam engine is in the large tank with the black tarp. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steve Helber
Sun, Jan 26, 2014 2:41 PM EST