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Wild West Tech, Biggest Machines In the West
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directed by Andrew Nock; produced by Andrew Nock, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
In this episode, we find out that size did matter in the Old West, where cowboys wanted big toys! Big profits required big equipment to dig, dredge, paddle, and plough through the wilds of America. Technology would replace the pan and the pick with massive machines roaming the forests and deserts like dinosaurs, f...
directed by Andrew Nock; produced by Andrew Nock, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
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Wild West Tech, Military Tech
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directed by Martin Kent; produced by Martin Kent, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 42 mins
After the Civil War, the military once again turned its attention to the west, which mostly meant protecting settlers from Native American raids and guarding the shifting borders of a swiftly growing nation. MILITARY TECH saddles up for an exhilarating ride into the rough-and-tumble world of the Old West. See how...
directed by Martin Kent; produced by Martin Kent, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 42 mins
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Wild West Tech, Massacres II
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directed by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
Head back to the open range and the whistle stops of the Old West with this unique series that examines the tales and traditions of the frontier with an engineer's eye. Heavily armed, surrounded by a vast and unknown wilderness, and subject to attack from the people who had lived there for centuries, Western settl...
directed by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
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Wild West Tech, Alamo Tech
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directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
This installment from the informative series Wild West Tech takes an in-depth look at the levels of innovation and technology that sheriffs and outlaws employed in the American Old West, following host Keith Harradine as he investigates the weapons used at the legendary battle of the Alamo.
directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
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Wild West Tech, Disaster Tech
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directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite; produced by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 45 mins
When American settlers took to the wild West to build homesteads and search for gold, they needed good old-fashioned ingenuity (and a helping of bravado) to overcome the challenges set forth by the elements. While many of their early attempts at engineering were successful, plenty of these projects also failed, ca...
directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite; produced by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 45 mins
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Wild West Tech, Execution Tech
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directed by Andrew Nock; produced by Andrew Nock, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
Journey back to the days when justice was swifter than a saloon girl on a Saturday night and examine the horrors of human design that brought terror to the Old West. Sheriffs and judges, desperate to stop the growing onslaught of outlaws, needed grisly technologies to punish and deter murderers, rapists, and rustl...
directed by Andrew Nock; produced by Andrew Nock, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 41 mins
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Wild West Tech, Hunting Tech
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directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; produced by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 45 mins
This episode sights down the barrels of the rifles that brought the buffalo to the brink of extinction, heads into the woods with the mountain men who wandered the 19th century wilderness, and reveals how the first Bowie knife was made! If it shot, sliced or snared, chances are it's featured in HUNTING TECH, and o...
directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; produced by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 45 mins
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Wild West Tech, Civil War in the West
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directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 42 mins
The Civil War is thought of as a conflict between North and South. But the West figured into it, too. There were more than 2,000 battles west of the Mississippi River--action stretched clear to the California coast. The rugged, wide-open West presented special challenges for armies. Soldiers had to be hearty--able...
directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 42 mins
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Wild West Tech, The Road West
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directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; produced by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
During the 1800s, the road west in America was a dangerous path into the unknown. As pioneers headed toward a new life, they faced unpredictable weather, uneven trails, and sometimes unforgiving Native Americans. Remarkable feats of engineering, such as blasting mile-long tunnels or building a bridge to span 300 f...
directed by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991; produced by Colin Campbell, fl. 1991, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 41 mins
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Wild West Tech, Brothel Tech
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directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 40 mins
This installment from the informative series Wild West Tech takes an in-depth look at the levels of innovation and technology that sheriffs, cowboys, and other mythic figures from history employed in the American Old West when it came to visiting the infamous red light district. The show explains how brothels incl...
directed by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001; produced by Amy Huggins, fl. 2001, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 40 mins
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