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Off-Shore Oil Platforms Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-11-09  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     America runs on oil. One-third of that oil gets pumped from wells drilled in the Gulf of Mexico. Follow the dangerous construction of the real workhorses of America's offshore drilling industry; the massive and mobile contraptions known as jack-up rigs. Details
Excavators Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-10-26  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     At the world's largest open pit iron mine, a $10 million new, custom-built super shovel is commissioned to meet a sudden worldwide surge in the demand for iron. Will miners find success with the fastest, most technologically advanced excavator ever made? Details
Milau Viaduct Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-10-12  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     In a remote corner of France, traffic between the south of France and Paris and the north have run into huge bottlenecks. Designers and engineers are working to open the region by building a bridge to leap across the 1.3-mile wide gorge. Details
Cooper River Bridge Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-10-05  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Charleston, South Carolina, is the construction site of the longest cable-stay bridge in America. Its signature 500-foot, diamond-shaped towers and ribbon-thin, eight-lane road surface will ensure its place among the world's most stunning structures. Details
Iceland Tunnels Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-09-01  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The Eastern Highland, a vast plateau 100 miles south of the Artic Circle, is the site of a bold challenge of extreme engineering. World-class tunnel diggers are carving more than 45 miles of tunnels through solid rock hundreds of feet underground. Details
Oakland Bay Bridge Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-08-04  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The New Bay Bridge is the biggest construction project in California history. This two-mile, earthquake-proof road will replace the most heavily trafficked bridge in the country; the span linking San Francisco to Oakland and the East Bay. Details
Container Ships Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-07-28  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     New cargo vessels are changing the industry. Shipbuilders are making them so huge, they require the re-dredging and retrofitting of the world's cargo ports and canals. Details
Venice Flood Gates Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-07-14  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Find out what measures are required of Venetians as experts attempt to keep the world's most beautiful city from going underwater. Details
Turning Torso Extreme Engineering 52:33 2004-07-07  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     In Sweden, the construction of the world's largest residential structure is underway. Details
Widening the Panama Canal Extreme Engineering 43:17 2003-06-04  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Daily, ships the size of a city block transport goods through the Panama Canal to make the 50-mile shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Officials have asked a team of European and American engineers to compete for a winning lock design. Details
Boston's Big Dig Extreme Engineering 43:09 2003-05-28  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     In a series of engineering firsts, two interstate highways are being rebuilt beneath Boston, sending its traffic 120 feet underground! The "Big Dig" will take more than 30 years to build, but not without confronting unprecedented challenges. Details
Holland's Barriers to the Sea Extreme Engineering 43:13 2003-05-21  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The Delta Works, a series of massive, computer-controlled sea barriers and dams, straddle each of the major rivers emptying into the delta. The Measlandkering is a gigantic sea surge barrier. These are two of the engineering wonders of the world. Details
Building Hong Kong's Airport Extreme Engineering 43:52 2003-05-14  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The Hong Kong international airport is the largest civil engineering project in history and the largest enclosed space in the world. It is also 16 miles out to sea and built on a platform that was constructed by leveling two small islands. Details
Tunneling Under the Alps Extreme Engineering 43:54 2003-05-07  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     To most of the world the Alps are a scenic wonder. To merchants and truckers, they're roadblocks and bottlenecks. The 35-mile-long AlpTransit Tunnel is one way to keep Europe moving. Unfortunately, Alpine tunnels stay dangerous forever. Details
Bridging the Bering Strait Extreme Engineering 43:55 2003-04-30  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     A bridge joining North America and Asia holds the promise of unprecedented economic growth on both continents. Already on the drawing boards, the entire bridge would be encased in concrete to withstand fierce Arctic weather and ice. Details
City In a Pyramid Extreme Engineering 43:52 2003-04-23  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Tokyo is one of the most crowded cities in the world. To relieve the stress on a city bursting at the seams, engineers look to build a massive Pyramid over the water, with skyscrapers suspended like peapods within its enormous frame. Details
Transatlantic Tunnel Extreme Engineering 43:55 2003-04-16  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Rail travel may yet go intercontinental. In prototypes of floating tunnels, 5,000-mph magnetically levitated trains travel between New York, London and Paris. Passengers would dine and sleep while whales and nuclear subs glide around them. Details
Subways In America Extreme Engineering 43:23 2003-04-15  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     New York City struggles to balance attracting more people with the ability to transport them efficiently. After decades of neglect, the city's subway nears collapse, and a public works project promises a complete overhaul of this once-great system. Details
Tokyo's Sky City Extreme Engineering 43:51 2003-04-13  $1.99  See Preview/Download
     In Japan, plans are on the table to build Sky City, the tallest structure on earth. The towering, vertical city will house more than 100,000 people. Sky City would be home to the world's very first homesteaders in the sky. Details

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