The Burlington Route Historical Society in La Grange, Illinois is devoted to preserving the legacy of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. The following gallery of Zephyr images is a sampling of the society's collection.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
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.
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.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.