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.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The worst epidemic in American history killed over 600,000 Americans during World War I.
After 18 years of struggles, the Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
Native Alaskans, oil company representatives, environmentalists, politicians, and others tell the story of the 800-mile pipeline.