10 Modern Marvels that Changed America
Tuesday, July 24, at 8pm on ThinkTV16
Celebrate those who have scoffed at the laws of nature and defied the naysayers — and sometimes even gravity — by undertaking these fantastic feats of engineering. Learn how professional engineers connected our growing nation by building magnificent bridges (including Cincinnati’s Roebling Bridge), intricate rail networks, and a continent-wide system of freeways. Discover the extreme measures that engineers have taken to deliver water from distant rivers to our kitchen sinks. It’s easy to take these modern marvels for granted with today’s easy access to roads, bridges, and drinking water. But behind many of our daily conveniences was a clever engineer — and a remarkable story.