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."
Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.