Genre: Documentary, History, Technology
Premise: Innovation was thriving even back in the days of the Old West, and this series explores gadgets and technologies being used on the 19th-century American frontier. Experts explain the science and re-enactments illustrate how some of the items were used, including kerosene headlamps, electrified brass rails, steam heat and lie detectors.
S02, E12 (First Aired: Feb. 22, 2005)
The more technology a gang uses, the more likely it is to be able to pull off a heist and strike it rich.
S02, E05 (First Aired: Dec. 7, 2004)
Technology plays a role in some of the most heinous crimes in Wild West history.