Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

2003 - 2004, Historic / Epic
Re-creating epic moments from the Industrial Revolution.
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Episode Guide

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Hoover Dam (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Hoover Dam

    Engineer Arthur Powell-Davis dreams of creating the largest dam ever and taming the wild Colorado River.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Line (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Line

    Two corporate giants race against one another to complete the transcontinental railway; the surveyors and laborers face many trials while completing the epic project.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Panama Canal (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Panama Canal

    The Panama Canal was completed in 1914 after 35 years of struggle and the deaths of over 20,000 men.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Sewer King (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Sewer King

    In the mid-19th century, Joseph Bazalgette plans to create a network of sewers under London.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Bell Rock Lighthouse (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Bell Rock Lighthouse

    The deadly Bell Rock Reef, 11 miles off the east coast of Scotland, terrorised seamen for centuries.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - Brooklyn Bridge (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Brooklyn Bridge

    Political corruption surrounds the creation of engineer John Roebling's Brooklyn Bridge.

  • Seven Wonders of the Industrial World - The Great Ship (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Great Ship

    In the 1850s, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel dreamed of creating the largest ship ever seen.