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Behind the Scenes

They Made America's producers went on location to shoot some of the most dynamic sequences in the series.

In Mystic, Connecticut, series producer Carl Charlson took a replica of innovator John Fitch's 1790 steam-powered paddle boat for a spin.

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, producer/directors Dan McCabe and Megan Gelstein recreated the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, a central event in innovator A. P. Giannini's life.

Go on location with the many people who created these sequences.

Mystic, Connecticut

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