The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.