Made in the Shade
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1999, HANKSVILLE, UTAH
A.C. Ekker was born and raised on the dusty, dry Utah earth, and now he lives in it.
Posted October 15, 1999
FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1999
HENRY'S FORK, SNAKE RIVER, ISLAND PARK, IDAHO.
"A fly fisherman fishes for many years, before he realizes that it's not the fish he's after."
Posted July 25, 1999
TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1999
FROM MISSOULA, MONTANA, TO HELENA AND BACK
You hear him coming, you see his mile-long train roll into town, and when he roars past, you feel the Earth shake.
Posted July 11, 1999
Over the Edge
TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 1999, BEAR TOOTH PASS, WYOMING
They live to ski, even if it kills them.
Downhill skiing in late June? Where in frozen heck are we?
Posted July 1, 1999
One Man's Treasure
MONDAY, MAY 24, 1999, MUNFORD, TENNESSEE
He deals in life's great bounty, and is letting
it all go, for his greatest treasure of all.
Posted May 30, 1999
A Coal Miner's Son
TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1999,
1 MILE INTO COOK MOUNTAIN, WHARTON, WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia is coal country, and our country depends on coal.
Posted May 13, 1999
Daytona Bike Week 1999
MONDAY, MARCH 1, 1999, DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
Come down for the ride, stay for the roar.
TOUR THE HARLEY-DAVIDSON PLANT, in York, Pennsylvania
Posted March 3, 1999
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1999, BEACON HILL, FLORIDA
Could you live in a town where you have to set your clock each time you cross the street? These people do!
Posted FEBRUARY 28, 1999
Big Time with Small Game
SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1999, CROCKETT'S BLUFF, ARKANSAS
"Wet's be weally, weally qwiet - we're hunting wabbits!"
Posted February 14, 1999
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1999, BEEBE, ARKANSAS
After the storm, there's lots of cooking to do.
Posted February 8, 1999
Staring into the Sun
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1998, SUNSPOT, NEW MEXICO
Up in this alpine village, a mile and half high, scientists study something that is five billion years old, yet brand new every second.
Posted November 16, 1998
Catch me if you can
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1998, TULSA, OKLAHOMA
Feel the rumble, hear the roar - it's drag racing time in Tulsa!
Posted October 31, 1998
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1998, JEROME, MISSOURI
Enter Larry Baggett's world and find the secret to a healthy life. It may be three foot tall chickens or it may be ghosts of Indians on the Trail of Tears. Enter at your own risk.
Posted October 26, 1998
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1998, RABER TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN
Ed and Bud weigh well over a ton each and they can pull over seven tons of dead weight right across your front lawn. Give Joe Harrison a call the next time you need that ficus tree moved.
Posted September 15, 1998
All Ears on Deck!!
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1998, GRADYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA
The ship is sinking! You've got only minutes to get out and
there is corn EVERYWHERE!
Posted August 26, 1998
Sixty Seconds of Fame
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1998, ONE TIMES SQUARE, NEW YORK CITY
Only 146 days to go! 300 million people will watch the ball drop in Times Square this December, and only you will know how it is done! Mark gives you a backstage view of the most famous orb on this great orb.
Posted August 8, 1998
Keeping the faith with an awesome set of pipes.
THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 -- BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS -
The pipe organ is not a portable instrument - it is the size of a house. So when this massive device is played by a 78 pound, 12 year-old boy, and played so well the floor shakes and the audience cheers, it is an inspiring event.
Posted July 18, 1998
The Last Train to Clarks-ville
FRIDAY, JULY 3, 1998 -- LINCOLN, NEW HAMPSHIRE -
He has been entertaining New Englanders for nearly fifty years. Meet one of America's oldest (and funniest) bear trainers and his family.
Posted July 7, 1998
Octogenarian focuses on Barbie
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1998 -- SACO, MAINE -
A lifetime ago, Al Carbee excelled in art school. Today he pursues his true passion.
Posted June 29, 1998
The World's First Website
TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1998 -- WILLIAMSTOWN, VERMONT
It's the only spider web farm in the world. Does this surprise you?
Posted June 22, 1998
Swords into Picture Frames
SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1998 -- WILLSBORO, NEW YORK
Would you want this in your backyard?
The empty, two-hundred foot deep, underground silo which once housed this nuclear-armed missile might make a nice swimming pool, but why did our government spend billions of dollars making quonset huts for a framing factory?
Posted June 15, 1998
Why Holy Cow! (and other flying objects)?
Perhaps too many hours spent staring at the white line, watching the country go by, one cow pasture at a time. Maybe it was the scene from Twister, when Helen Hunt deadpanned "cow." as one literally flew past them.
Maybe we're better off with no explanation...