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.
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 internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
The tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
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.