Rummaging and Renovation
Salvage Dawgs is a trip into a world of shrewd negotiations as Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside -- co-owners of one of the premier architectural salvage operations in the United States, Black Dog Salvage -- bid on homes and buildings condemned to be demolished. Their goal is to secure the remarkable pieces of America's past hidden inside these old structures before they are lost forever.
Rural Retreat Historical Society
23 July at 9:20
Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 9:20
Mike, Robert and the team travel to the Rural Retreat Historical Society in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Mike sets up rigging from the rooftop for an outdoor clock while Robert salvages a vault door and bank teller station.
Robert E Lee Hotel
23 July at 9:45
Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 9:45
Robert Kulp, Mike Whiteside and the Black Dog crew salvage the Robert E Lee Hotel, a six-storey luxury hotel built in 1926 in Lexington, Virginia. They build a coffee table out of a salvaged panel.
P.A. Denny Riverboat
23 July at 15:20
Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 15:20
The Salvage Dawgs save a calliope from a riverboat in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Courtney collaborates with Mike to build a mirror from pieces of wall trim at the shop.
Old Navy Ship
23 July at 15:45
Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 15:45
Mike, Robert and the Black Dog Salvage crew salvage parts of a former navy ship, the USS Zuni/USCG Tamaroa.
Grace Family Church
24 July at 9:20
Saturday, 21 July 2018 at 9:20
The Dawgs travel to Vinton, Virginia, in order to salvage a massive piece of stained glass from the Grace Family Church. But they run into challenges when equipment is delayed.
Series 8 EPISODES (13)
1 Former United Methodist Church
The Salvage Dawgs head to Laurel, Delaware, to salvage what they can from a former Methodist church that fell victim to water damage. The team removes pews and a skylight before heading back to the shop to work on a beam console.
2 Former Dixie Furniture Plant
The team travels to a vacant furniture plant in Lexington, North Carolina, where they work in near-darkness salvaging conveyor belts, fire doors, veneer molds, factory carts and industrial lights.
3 Pinehurst Steam Plant
The Dawgs go to Pinehurst, North Carolina, to salvage an old transom, cool valves and more from an old steam plant that used to run the town.
4 Return to Delaware
The Dawgs face cold winter weather as they attempt to salvage as much as possible from an old church in Laurel, Delaware. The team members work together to remove large stained glass and get it back to the store with minimal damage.
The Dawgs head to Henderson, North Carolina, to salvage doors, archways, columns and a fire escape from an old home that used to house young female teachers.
6 Peanut Silo Salvage
The Salvage Dawgs hesitantly take on a Peanut Silo Salvage in Skippers, Virginia. After a rather precarious roof removal, they devise a different plan to dismantle the silos while keeping them intact.
7 Peacock Salem Cleaners
The Dawgs stay close to home to salvage the old Salem Peacock Cleaners in Salem, Virginia. Over 100 years old, the building is filled with antique laundromat parts including a fur fumigator door, a steam press and soapstone sink.
8 Cosby Brothers Mill
The crew heads to Cosby Brothers Mill in Grottoes, Virginia, where they hope to salvage old parts if they can get them down from the third storey. Then, Mike and Robert go up the road to see what they can do with an old, repurposed barn.
9 Navy SEAL Boat
The Salvage Dawgs travel to a shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, to salvage a boat once used for Navy SEAL insertions. They salvage some key items, but their energy and patience is tested once they realise the boat won't fit on the trailer.
10 Parkville Farmhouse
The team heads to Parkville, Maryland, to salvage a classic farmhouse. They remove steel from the outside and radiators, banisters and wainscoting from the inside. Afterward, Mike rewards the Dawgs with indoor skydiving!
11 C&O Railway
The team travels to Clifton Forge, Virginia, to conquer C&O Railway's steam engine repair plant. Using force and a lot of tools, they work to save unique pieces like railway bases and corrugated glass.
12 Splitting Up Jobs
Robert sends Tay and Grayson to salvage on their own in Salem, Virginia, while Mike and Ted travel to Norfolk, Virginia, to pick up a special nautical structure for a client. The Dawgs come together in the end to finish the salvage.
13 Lerner House
The crew travels to Orange, Virginia, to salvage archways, columns and windows from a 1930s brick mansion. Then, Mike and Robert return General George C. Marshall's door to the Virginia Military Institute.