William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
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 Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.