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 tale of oil-seeking mavericks whose risk-taking, sweat and dreams changed an American industry.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
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.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
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.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.