The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.