In 1969, the Army Corps of Engineers accomplished an awesome feat: They turned off Niagara Falls. They did it to clean up the area, and check for structural integrity. Here are pictures of this bizarre episode in structural engineering history.
In 1848, the people around Niagara Falls got treated to their own big-budget disaster movie special effect. One night the river simply ran dry. Find out why, and what people did about it.
People have been trying to go sailing over Niagara Falls for decades — and some people are still trying. But how can you make that perilous descent and emerge in one piece?