Season 13, Episode 56 Engineering Disasters 20

First Aired: December 6, 2006

Engineering disasters are recalled. Included: a 2005 explosion at a BP refinery in Texas City, Texas; the American Airlines flight 587 crash in 2001; the 1982 dioxin scare in Times Beach, Mo., where dioxin was found in oil used to keep down dust on the roads; and a 2005 fire at the Praxair plant in St. Louis.

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  • Premiered: December 10, 1993
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Architectural and engineering landmarks of the 19th and 20th centuries. The programs previously aired on A&E's `Time Machine' series. Among the subjects: the Brooklyn Bridge, the Maginot Line, the Erie Canal, the Aswan Dam and the Trans-Siberian Railroad. (more)

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