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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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Image for The Springfield Armory - Springfield, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksThe Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield Armory is an important mechanical engineering landmark, since it was the first U.S. Armory, it has the world's largest small firearms collection, and has the Blanchard lathe which is the oldest of its type in existance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 9/1/2014

Image for Borden Base Line - Deerfield, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksBorden Base Line - Deerfield, MA

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An important and historic survey line is commemorated by a simple plaque in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Alden Research Laboratory Rotating Boom - Holden, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksAlden Research Laboratory Rotating Boom - Holden, MA

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This rotating boom at the Alden Labs was important in testing and improving current meters, aircraft propellers, pitot tubes and other designs involving aerodynamics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: never

Image for Hoosac Tunnel - North Adams MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksHoosac Tunnel - North Adams MA

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A 4.75 mile railroad tunnel was the second longest tunnel in the world at the time of its completion

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 8/31/2012

Image for Wilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RIview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksWilkinson Mill - Pawtucket, RI

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Wilkinson Mill is a designated National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark and is one of the structures located at the Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/26/2009

last visited: 12/13/2018

Image for The New England Wireless and Steam Museum - East Greenwich, RIview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksThe New England Wireless and Steam Museum - East Greenwich, RI

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This museum, which is a combined museum of electronics with an old Massie long distance communication station and a museum for steam driven engines, has a 'Steam Up' once a year to show these engines in operation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: never

Image for Rumford Chemical Works - East Providence, RIview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksRumford Chemical Works - East Providence, RI

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Eben Horsford developed a chemical compound while at Harvard University to provide an alternative to leavening food in baking, and founded the Rumford Chemical Works to make his product - Rumford Baking Powder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/3/2012

last visited: never

Image for Canton Viaduct - Canton, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksCanton Viaduct - Canton, MA

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The Canton Viaduct, an ASCE Landmark, is one of two oldest stone arch railroad bridges in the United States still in mainline use. It now supports both Amtrak and MBTA passenger traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 10/1/2017

Image for Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge, New Yorkview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksPoughkeepsie-Highland Bridge, New York

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Landmark railroad bridge is now a pedestrian bridge and a New York State Historic Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 10/29/2009

last visited: 5/1/2011

Image for Leavitt-Riedler Pumping Engine - Boston, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksLeavitt-Riedler Pumping Engine - Boston, MA

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The Leavitt-Riedler Pump, designated as an ASME Mechanical Engineering Landmark and notable for "unusual triple-expansion, three-crank "rocker" engine, driving high-capacity, high-speed pumps," is now available to the public in the Waterworks Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2011

last visited: never

Image for Lowell Power Canal System and Pawtucket Gatehouse  -  Lowell, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksLowell Power Canal System and Pawtucket Gatehouse - Lowell, MA

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The Pawtucket Gatehouse was where early experiments were conducted in developing the Francis turbine and was part of an ambitious expansion of an early U.S. water power system to run the many mills that were established in Lowell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/10/2008

last visited: 12/1/2008

Image for American Textile History Museum 19th Century Machinery and Tools - Lowell, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksAmerican Textile History Museum 19th Century Machinery and Tools - Lowell, MA

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The American Textile History Museum, an ASME Heritage Collection, has significant examples of textile machinery as well as exhibits to provide historical context.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Middlesex Canal - Wilmington, MAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksMiddlesex Canal - Wilmington, MA

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The Middlesex Canal was an early transportation canal dug between Lowell and Boston, and was used as a model for the Erie and other canals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/20/2011

last visited: never

Image for United States Military Academy - West Point, New Yorkview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksUnited States Military Academy - West Point, New York

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The United States Military Academy at West Point is the oldest educational institution in the United States to offer formal academic instruction in the field of civil engineering.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/24/2008

last visited: never

Image for Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge  -  Cornish,NH-Windsor, VTview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksCornish-Windsor Covered Bridge - Cornish,NH-Windsor, VT

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The 449.5 foot Cornish-Windsor Bridge spans the Connecticut River, between Cornish, NH and Windsor, VT. Built in 1866, with spans of 204 and 203 feet, this is the longest covered bridge in the U. S., and longest two-span covered bridge in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 9/12/2018

Image for Robbins & Lawrence Machine Shop  -  Windsor, VTview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksRobbins & Lawrence Machine Shop - Windsor, VT

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Erected in 1846, this site is an example of 19th century American industrial architecture. In 1840-1860 the company designed and manufactured machine tools that accelerated the industrial revolution by improving the production of interchangable parts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Vermont

date approved: 7/5/2007

last visited: 9/7/2012

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