Where many may have seen daunting, insurmountable challenges, these are the stories of the people who instead saw theories to be proven, battles to be won, and opportunities to change the course of history.
These are stories of people who approached the major problems of their day with audacity, courage, and determination. They found ways to provide safe drinking water to growing cities. They opened new lines of commerce with vast man-made canals. They built a railroad line that would connect the coasts.
Explore these and other top feats of engineering that have forever changed America.