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Several engineering organizations have designated structures around the world as official landmarks or special sites. Examples range from buildings and bridges to roadways and dams. These are modern marvels of ingenuity, design and construction.
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Engineering LandmarksDrake Well - Titusville, PA

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Located just outside of Titusville PA Drake's Well is the first commercial oil well ever to be drilled.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Engineering LandmarksKinzua Viaduct - Kinzua Bridge State Park, Pennsylvania

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The Kinzua Viaduct is listed on the National Register of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/12/2008

last visited: 10/25/2013

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Engineering LandmarksSmithfield Street Bridge - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Smithfield Street Bridge was the first bridge in America to use the lenticular - or lens-shaped - truss design; and it was one of the first major bridges in the U.S. built primarily with steel. It carries Smithfield St across the Monongahela.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/16/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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Engineering LandmarksDuquesne Incline Railway - Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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The Duquesne Incline Railway, with the Monongahela Incline Railway, are the remaining examples of Pittsburgh's 17 incline railways, and was designed by Sam Diescher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 7/31/2018

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Engineering LandmarksMonongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Monongahela Incline is the oldest continuously operating funicular in the USA. The lower station is located on E Carson St near Smithfield St. The upper station is located at 5 Grandview Ave. Passengers can embark/disembark at either station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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Engineering LandmarksBuffalo Main Light - Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo Lighthouse at the entrance to Lake Erie/Buffalo River and the terminus of the Erie Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: 7/14/2018

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Engineering LandmarksEllicott Square Building - Buffalo, NY

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At the time of its completion, the Ellicott Square Building was the largest office building in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 5/27/2016

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Engineering LandmarksJohnstown Incline - Johnstown PA

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Designed by Samuel Diescher (1839-1915) after the great flood of 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2015

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Engineering LandmarksHorseshoe Curve - Altoona, PA

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The "World Famous" Horseshoe Curve was designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: 10/7/2017

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Engineering LandmarksAllegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site - Johnstown PA

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The Allegheny Portage Railroad was the first railroad constructed through the Allegheny Mountains in central Pennsylvania, United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 12/27/2013

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