Have you survived a wildfire, a hurricane, or another disastrous force of nature? Tell us your story.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.