Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.