As official photographers of the Golden Gate Bridge, Gabriel Moulin and his sons Raymond and Irving documented the project from start to finish.
While all three photographed the bridge's construction, Raymond produced the majority of the harrowing, high-altitude images. Many of their photographs are presented in the book High Steel, by Richard Dillon, Thomas Moulin and Donald DeNevi (Celestial Arts, 1998).
Browse a gallery of the Moulins' Golden Gate Bridge photos, and read commentary by Richard Dillon.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.
A personal story of one family's dramatic effort to hold onto their family farm in Iowa as massive foreclosures sweep the nation in the 1990s.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.