Wild West Tech (2003–2005)
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The show covers the changes in the railroad industry from the 23 miles in 1830 to the 200,000 miles by 1900. It starts with a basic explanation of how a steam locomotive works and the ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew Nock

Writers:

Frank Lorey (story), Andrew Nock

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Keith Carradine ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Ellingson ... Himself
James A.E. Fuentez James A.E. Fuentez ... Card Dealer / Season Pilot
Drew Gomber Drew Gomber ... Himself
Steve Jackson Steve Jackson ... Himself
Ray Ludwig Ray Ludwig ... Himself
Dan Markoff Dan Markoff ... Himself (as Daniel Markoff)
Rich Millard Rich Millard ... Himself
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols ... Himself
Matt Rege Matt Rege ... 2004-2006
Phil Spangenberger Phil Spangenberger ... Himself
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The show covers the changes in the railroad industry from the 23 miles in 1830 to the 200,000 miles by 1900. It starts with a basic explanation of how a steam locomotive works and the dangers involved including boiler explosions. The various dangers faced by passengers in train travel including rail design, bridge collapses, exploding boilers, and burning train cars are detailed along with changes over time to reduce them. Dangers faced by railroad employees which include brakemen setting brakes by hand and holdup men robbing express man agents are covered. The show ends with the last classic train robbery in 1912 in Texas and how technology played a role in stopping it. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

18 May 2004 (USA) See more »

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Greystone Television See more »
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