Engineer Arthur Powell-Davis dreams of creating the largest dam ever and taming the wild Colorado River.
Two corporate giants race against one another to complete the transcontinental railway; the surveyors and laborers face many trials while completing the epic project.
The Panama Canal was completed in 1914 after 35 years of struggle and the deaths of over 20,000 men.
In the mid-19th century, Joseph Bazalgette plans to create a network of sewers under London.
The deadly Bell Rock Reef, 11 miles off the east coast of Scotland, terrorised seamen for centuries.
Political corruption surrounds the creation of engineer John Roebling's Brooklyn Bridge.
In the 1850s, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel dreamed of creating the largest ship ever seen.