10 Modern Marvels That Changed America

Take a whirlwind tour of the 10 engineering feats that made American civilization possible: from the Erie Canal and Eads Bridge, to the Holland Tunnel and Hoover Dam. The documentary profiles the professional engineers who scoffed at the laws of nature and defied the naysayers — and sometimes even gravity — to build magnificent bridges, intricate rail networks and a continent-wide system of freeways.

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