How'd They Build That ...?

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Marvelous Media Premiered Jan 01, 2011 Unknown

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  • Season 1
    • Garbage Truck
      Garbage Truck
      Episode 5
      1/24/11
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      What is loud, dirty, smelly and more FUN to watch than anything? A Garbage Truck, of course! Maybe it’s all those automated parts that fascinate us…like the giant arms of a side loader, or the huge forked claws of a front loader or even the big crushing tailgate of a rear loader. But did you ever wonder where that refuse collector came from or how it was made? Now you can learn all about Garbage Trucks in a visit to the McNeilus factory in Rochester, MN. Get an up-close look in high definition at the process of building one of the most automated machines on the road. See how a garbage truck is assembled to efficiently pack and transport your garbage. Hop into the driver’s seat and ride along on trash collection day in all 3 types of trucks. And before your shift is over, visit a facility that turns garbage and waste into power for 50,000 households using garbage collected in your truck. So collect your things and join us for this entertaining episode of “How’d They Build That?”moreless
    • Concrete Truck
      Concrete Truck
      Episode 4
      1/24/11
      0.0
      Is there any truck more fun to watch than a concrete mixer? We've all stopped to stare at the giant spinning drum mixing the concrete inside. But did you ever wonder where that construction machine came from or how it was made? Now you can learn all about concrete mixers in a visit to the amazing McNeilus Concrete Truck factory. Filmed in High Definition, with extensive use of colorful 3D computer generated models, watch firsthand the process of building one of the heaviest vehicles on the road. Look at each stage af assembly from nuts & bolts to sparks and spinning steel. See these marvelous machines come to life. Learn how that rotating drum works to mix the concrete and then pour it down the chute. So get "set" for a rock solid good time with this fun and fact filled episode of "How'd They Build That ?"moreless
    • School Bus
      School Bus
      Episode 3
      1/24/11
      0.0
      Most of us have ridden in a big yellow school bus at one time or another. Some of you may ride one to school every day. But have you ever wondered where that school bus came from or how it was made? Learn all about it in a visit to the amazing IC School Bus factory where most of the school Buses in North America come from. This fascinating plant in Tulsa Oklahoma has an assembly line that is more than a mile long under one roof! See first hand the process of building one of the safest vehicles on the road. Look at each stage of assembly from nuts & bolts, blinking stop lights,safety seats, and bright yellow paint to a finished school bus rolling out the door. We know you have seen school buses every day, but you have never seen them up close from the inside out like this. So take a seat for a fun filled field trip to the school bus factory.....!moreless
    • Fire Truck
      Fire Truck
      Episode 2
      1/24/11
      0.0
      We see them every day - Our favorite Fire Trucks rushing off to save the day or getting a meticulous wash at the firehouse. But where do they come from? And how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Seagrave Fire Apparatus, the oldest continuously operating fire truck manufacturer in the US. Visit their factory as they build large fire trucks from the very beginning. See first hand how a handmade custom fire truck is designed and built. Get close to the highly skilled men and women and the machinery they use to build those fire trucks you see every day. View different styles of trucks and engines, examine what different models do and what purpose they serve. Sit in the driver's seat or the back tillerman's cab and learn how they work from a driver's eye view. Using colorful 3D animated models and high definition live action, you'll see the steps and process it takes to build such Marvelous Machines and see them in action. So hop on in and come see how they build that... Fire Truck.moreless
    • Big Truck
      Big Truck
      Episode 1
      1/24/11
      0.0
      We see them every day, our favorite big trucks loading, hauling and delivering the supplies and products we use every day. But where do these big trucks come from, and how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Navistar's International Truck assembly plant in Springfield Ohio. as one of the largest builders of big transport trucks in America, we'll tour their factory as they manufacture a large truck from the very beginning all the way down the assembly line. Get close to all the robots and machinery needed to build those big trucks you see every day. View different models of trucks and examine how they are built behind the scenes. Sit in the cab and learn how they work from a drivers view. Using colorful 3D animated models and High Definition live action, you'll see the steps and process it takes to build such Marvelous Machines. So hop on in and come see How They Built That Big Truck.moreless
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