The transcontinental railroad's construction touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. Some desired it, some built it, and some did everything in their power to stop it. Browse a photo gallery of settlers, Native Americans, and workers whose lives were affected by the railroad as it traversed the West.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
Coming soon: AIR DATE TBD. It was the largest fire in American history.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
A uniquely impressionistic history of the early years of the Space Race.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.