The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The U.S. and the Soviet Union race to build the hydrogen bomb during the Cold War, thus beginning the nuclear arms race.
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 Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Though first seen only as an expensive luxury, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone soon transformed American life and became a necessity.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.