Abandoned Engineering

March 2019
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Mission: Space (S1E2)

3.0 0 x
The eerie world of abandoned Space Age projects. What became of the HARP gun in Barbados and the mountainside Barcroft Observatory in California? Find out today.
1:00:00

Mission: Space (S1E2)

4.0 0 x
The eerie world of abandoned Space Age projects. What became of the HARP gun in Barbados and the mountainside Barcroft Observatory in California? Find out today.
1:00:00

Britain's Sea Fort Complex (S2E2)

3.0 2 x
Seven huge steel boxes stand rusting in the Thames Estuary. Hear how the Red Sands sea fort was once Britain's first line of defence against the Nazis.
1:00:00

Silent Cities (S1E1)

4.0 2 x
What is left behind when urban areas are abandoned? Hear about some remarkable ghost towns, including Pripyat - frozen in time after Chernobyl - and Hashima Island.
1:00:00

Silent Cities (S1E1)

4.0 1 x
What is left behind when urban areas are abandoned? Hear about some remarkable ghost towns, including Pripyat - frozen in time after Chernobyl - and Hashima Island.
1:00:00

Hitler's Army Powerhouse (S2E1)

4.0 1 x
Hear how the Politz synthetic fuel plant in Poland, now a derelict site, was once central to Nazi Germany's drive to become self-sufficient on fuel.
1:00:00

The Italian Dam Disaster (S2E3)

3.0 1 x
Hear the fateful story of the disused Vajont Dam in Italy, the site of a tragic disaster in 1963 which resulted in the deaths of around 2,000 people.
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Britain's Sea Fort Complex (S2E2)

4.0 1 x
Seven huge steel boxes stand rusting in the Thames Estuary. Hear how the Red Sands sea fort was once Britain's first line of defence against the Nazis.
February 2019
1:00:00

Roads to Nowhere (S1E6)

4.0 1 x
Hear how a crumbling hill in the Peak District and dunes in California caused the closure of two roads. Learn why a route used by the French Resistance shut in 2003.
1:00:00

Lost Highway In The Rainforest (S2E8)

4.0 5 x
Hidden in the Brazilian jungle is the Petrobras Viaduct, an extraordinary highway that seemingly leads nowhere. Who built it and why?
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