A deadly accident at the old Grand Central Depot in 1902 led the busy terminal to be redesigned. Over a decade, William Wilgus and his construction crews sunk the tracks underground and switched from steam to electric service -- keeping the trains running the whole time.
From steam engine depot to the grand Beaux Arts monument that opened in 1913 and stands today, explore this gallery of photographs of Grand Central. It features several images from the mid-20th century taken by Boris Y. Klapwald.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.