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.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
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.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.