The Resource Biggest Machines In the West

Biggest Machines In the West

Label
Biggest Machines In the West
Title
Biggest Machines In the West
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this episode, we find out that size did matter in the Old West, where cowboys wanted big toys! Big profits required big equipment to dig, dredge, paddle, and plough through the wilds of America. Technology would replace the pan and the pick with massive machines roaming the forests and deserts like dinosaurs, feeding on the minerals above and below the soil. Even weaponry was super-sized! We take a look at the huge and deadly Hotchkiss cannon and the cumbersome Colt Buntline Revolver, carried by famous frontier personalities like Wyatt Earp, Frank and Jesse James, and Judge Roy Bean. And we review the history of the infamous Mankato Gallows, built to execute 38 Dakota warriors at the same time on December 26, 1862 in Minnesota--the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Hosted by David Carradine
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nock, Andrew
  • Nock, Andrew
  • (1936), David Carradine
Runtime
41
Series statement
Wild West Tech
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expansion & Sectionalism (1829-1859)
  • The Gilded Age & Progressive Era (1876-1913)
  • Engineering
Target audience
adult
Label
Biggest Machines In the West
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (41 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)3800000000259180
  • (VaAlASP)1785691
  • (OCoLC)677926490
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785691/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993800000000259180
Video recording format
other
Label
Biggest Machines In the West
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (41 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)3800000000259180
  • (VaAlASP)1785691
  • (OCoLC)677926490
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785691/marc
  • (EXLCZ)993800000000259180
Video recording format
other

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