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Abandoned Engineering

Some of the worlds most amazing engineering projects and buildings now lie in ruins. But how and why?

Wednesdays at 10.30pm on DUKE

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    Roads to Nowhere
    • Wednesday 14 Nov
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    G Series Final: We explore some of the world's strangest abandoned roads and transport links, and ask, why did survival in WWI come to depend on a narrow track cut into a sheer cliff face?

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      • Wednesday 14 Nov
      • 21 days left to view

      G Series Final: We explore some of the world's strangest abandoned roads and transport links, and ask, why did survival in WWI come to depend on a narrow track cut into a sheer cliff face?

      • Wednesday 7 Nov
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      G Early in the twentieth century, electricity was the new wonder. Governments pumped fortunes into making them look great, only for technology to race on and make them obsolete.

      • Wednesday 31 Oct
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      G We dive into the past to find out how the largest mass scuttling of ships in history was linked with medical research and the space programme.

      • Wednesday 24 Oct
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      G Soaring across some of the widest rivers and deepest valleys on the planet, bridges have always been at the cutting edge of engineering. We travel high into the mountains of the Colorado desert to find out why a hidden engineering masterpiece could disappear at any time.