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Modern Marvels

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Chronicling man's achievements in the fields of science, technology, electronics, mechanics, engineering, architecture, industry, mass production manufacturing and agriculture, the episodes of Modern Marvels details the development of certain landmark prod (more…)

Premiered: December 10, 1993

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 12, Episode 35 Mountain Roads

First Aired: July 21, 2006

Mountain roads are the subject. Included: the Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountain range; Pikes Peak in Colorado; The Going-to-the-Sun Road in Montana's Glacier National Park; the Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel in Colorado; and the Blue Ridge Parkway running through Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee. Also: the technology used to keep I-80 open during the severe winter storms.