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 story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The unusual life of David Vetter, who lived permanently inside a germ-free environment due to severe combined immunodeficiency.
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.