The enormous engineering feat and one of the greatest architectural achievements of its time, Pennsylvania Station was torn down after just 53 years. Premieres on PBS American Experience February 18, 2014.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.