More than a hundred years after it was first introduced, the Model T Ford continues to roll down scenic byways, country back roads, and community streets. This is all due to car collectors and enthusiasts of these automobiles. Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with The Tin Lizzies documents the Tin Lizzies on the “Llano Estacado Tour” of eastern New Mexico.
"Wheels of Yesteryear: Touring with the Tin Lizzies" airs on Monday, October 7th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and on Saturday, October 12th at 9:30 p.m. on channel 3-1.
Bay Area drama unfolds at San Francisco’s Old Mint as the GENEALOGY ROADSHOW team reveals stories tying citizens to the 1906 earthquake, notorious gangsters, war heroes and two brutal murders. A woman who suspects family ties to the Gold Rush learns that a 19th-century workplace murder claimed the life of an ancestor. An Irish-American woman discovers how a devastating earthquake brought her grandparents together. One family’s ancestry mirrors American history, with familial ties to both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.
The 1997-1998 rainfall season was the second wettest (47.22 inches) in the 149 seasons recorded beginning in 1849. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's 1998 trip to the City by the Bay featured a modest-looking Eskimo hunting helmet with an estimated value that has swelled from its original $65,000 to $75,000 to $100,000 to $125,000, while a 1385 English silver spoon declined from $10,000 to $20,000 to $5,000 to $8,000.
Antiques Roadshow airs on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales, THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA is a six-part, 12-hour film by Ken Burns on the history of America's national parks and the people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved. Pictured: Grand Teton National Park
To battle unemployment in the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt creates the Civilian Conservation Corps, which spawns a “golden age” for the parks through major renovation projects. In a groundbreaking study, a young NPS biologist named George Melendez Wright discovers widespread abuses of animal habitats and pushes the service to reform its wildlife policies. Congress narrowly passes a bill to protect the Everglades in Florida as a national park — the first time a park has been created solely to preserve an ecosystem, as opposed to scenic beauty.
Young and ambitious country girl Denise Lovett arrives in a booming northern city and takes a job at The Paradise, the glittering department store across from her uncle’s drapery shop. It’s not long before her beauty and talent catch the eye of the store’s dashing owner, John Moray. Denise struggles to navigate the competing personalities in the Ladieswear department where she has been placed. Can her ingenuity save the day when she’s faced with her first challenges as a shop girl?