Follow carpenter and collector Jay Chaikin and his buddies Dan and Mark across the country on their ongoing quest to find their next big paycheck. Along the way, they’ll find classic items like Coca Cola memorabilia, an Edison phonograph, and a Zenith radio, as well as surprising discoveries like an early microwave oven and a top secret manual for a Boeing B-52 bomber.
Maryland Grist Mill Jay and the team search for forgotten relics in a rare historic gem, an 18th-century grist mill in Westminster, Maryland, that’s been abandoned for decades.
Philadelphia AME Church With only 60 days to spare before Philadelphia’s historic Church of the Nativity is demolished, the team rushes to retrieve abandoned treasures from the past 170 years.
Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory The guys’ mouths water when they get a chance to explore the former Pabst Brewing headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Maryland Silk Mill Jay and his buddies take a ride to rural Lonaconing, Maryland, where they dig through a shuttered silk mill that’s been abandoned since 1957 in hopes of securing a slew of vintage items.
Mississippi Homestead Jay, Mark, and Dan travel to a property so old, it doesn’t even have an address.
Oil City Jay’s salvaging crew seeks riches in an old abandoned bank that was built to hold the spectacular fortunes of America’s big oil barons.
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Self-proclaimed “extreme metal detectorists” Tim “Ringmaster” Saylor and
“King” George Wyant scour the country for relics, riches & lost pieces of American history. Where we see an empty yard, field or beach, they see a thousand stories. And in Season ...
National Geographic travels across the country to find
industrious and ingenious Americans who prove they're not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty to make a living. Not available for shipment outside the U.S.
British brainbox Tim Shaw takes his irreverent brand
of science and engineering to the streets, challenging the people he meets, and the audience at home to predict the outcome of a series of spectacular experiments.