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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 LandmarksQueen Elizabeth Way - Hamilton, Ontario

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Canada's first freeway, a national engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCanadian Southern Railway Kettle Creek Bridge - St. Thomas, Ontario

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This is the third large railway trestle to be built here

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWhite Pass and Yukon Railway - Skagway, AK

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The White Pass and Yukon Railway was built from 1898 to 1900 to transport gold miners from Skagway to the gold deposits in the Klondike in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: 9/26/2018

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Engineering LandmarksSiphon, Jeker/Canal Albert, Kanne, Riemst, Limburg, Belgium

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The river Jeker/Geer passing under the Canal Albert by sifon system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 9/24/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMurray River Road Bridge - Swan Hill, NSW, Australia

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A lift bridge over the Murray River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 9/12/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksGalveston Seawall and Grade Rising - Galveston, TX

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The sign says: "Designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on October 11, 2001." Why it is in the yard at a house on 24th Street is a mystery to me.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCock’s Eldorado Gold Dredge - Eldorado, Victoria

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The dredge is sitting in its last operating pond after working for 18 years

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 7/19/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksVoyager Spacecraft - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque at the base of an exact replica of the Voyager spacecraft inside the Von Karman Auditorium at JPL indicates it as a international mechanical engineering landmark. The above coordinates are for the plaque, not the actual spacecraft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2018

last visited: 6/18/2018

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Engineering LandmarksGrand Coulee Dam - Grand Coulee, WA

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The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksVictoria Pass - Mount Victoria, NSW, Australia

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At the Mitchells Ridge 'Trig' Memorial Column are a couple of plaques for the construction of Victoria Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/30/2017

last visited: 3/16/2018

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Engineering LandmarksJenolan Caves Landmark - Blue Mountains, AU

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Landmark denoting collective efforts of engineers in making the caverns accessible.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/19/2017

last visited: 5/19/2018

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Engineering LandmarksSpace Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article -- US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL

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The American Welding Society honored the Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article on display at the US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL, with a Historical Welded Structure award in 1998

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

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Engineering LandmarksU.S. Capitol - Washington, DC

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After the Revolutionary War, Congress finally came to a definite point of a permanent meeting place in the 1790's, here at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/25/2017

last visited: 11/29/2018

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Engineering LandmarksGrand Central Terminal - New York, NY

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The most famous train station in the world is located in Midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/10/2018

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Engineering LandmarksNew York City Subway - New York, NY

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One of the most famous transportation systems in the world. The above coordinates are for the City Hall Subway Station in lower Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 5/17/2018

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Engineering LandmarksBendemeer Bridge - Bendemeer, NSW, Australia

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Completed in 1905, from a Truss design by H Dare, it had remained in use until bypassed in 1985. It is now used as a 5 metres wide pedestrian bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/10/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMonier Arch Bridge - Fyansford, Vic , Australia.

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The first reinforced concrete bridge opened in Victoria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksSale Swing Bridge, Sale, Vic, Australia

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The Sale Swing Bridge was designed by John Grainger in 1880, and built by Peter Platt 1880-3. It was opened 22 September, 1883. It used 'new' technology, which is still working.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 9/10/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTannehill Ironworks -- Tannehill Ironworks State Park, McCalla AL

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Tannehill Ironworks has been named a Metallurgical Engineering Landmark by the American Foundryman's Society of Birmingham AL and a historical engineering landmark by ASM International

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/25/2017

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Engineering LandmarksBridgeport Covered Bridge, CA

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The Bridgeport Covered Bridge - National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 7/28/2017

last visited: 7/31/2018

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Engineering LandmarksAnderton Boat Lift - Anderton, UK

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This plaque located in the grounds of a visitor centre celebrates a boat lift erected in 1875 to connect The River Weaver and the Trent & Mersey Canal with a height difference of 50 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWeighlock Building - Syracuse, NY

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The building is also on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a plaque showing the Weighlock Building as a New York Civil Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/27/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksStirling Bridge - East Fremantle, Western Australia

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A major bridge over the Swan River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/13/2017

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMakatote Viaduct, South Ruapehu. North Is. New Zealand.

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Built in 1905-08, the Makatote Railway Viaduct is recognised as an important part of New Zealands Engineering Heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: 3/23/2017

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Engineering LandmarksSayner Hütte - Bendorf - RLP - Germany

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Sayner Hütte in Bendorf

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/1/2017

last visited: 4/26/2018

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