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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 LandmarksOgden Point Breakwater - Victoria, BC

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Located in southwestern Victoria, BC on the waterfront.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWest Baden Springs Hotel - West Baden, IN

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Engineering marvel in a small southern Indiana town

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Engineering LandmarksSutardja Dai Hall - Berkeley, CA

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The Sutardja Dai Hall on the University of California, Berkeley campus was an award winner by the NCSEA in 2010 for new buildings costing over $100 million.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksNASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - Sunnyvale, CA

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The NASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel won an award from the ASME in 1956. The wind tunnel has contributed to the America's preeminence in the jet age both in commercial and military aviation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: 10/2/2013

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Engineering LandmarksMUNI Metro Turnback Project - San Francisco, CA

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In 1998, the MUNI Metro Turnback Project received an Award of Merit from the ACSE. It is largely an invisible project, being underground, with just the tunnel entrances being visible..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLeft Coast Lifter - San Francisco Bay, CA

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The Left Coaster Lifter is a 25-story crane mounted on a barge. It has been used in the construction of the replacement west span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. In 2011 the NCSEA cited the Lifter as an Outstanding Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBay Area Rapid Transit - San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco's BART or Bay Area Rapid Transit was the model for modern rail transit systems when it opened. In 1972, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognized BART as a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWilliam H. Neukom Law Building - Stanford, CA

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The William H. Neukom Law Building at Stanford University received National Recognition with an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksThe Reversing Falls Bridges - St. John, New Brunswick

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Bridges crossing the Saint John River on Bridge Road in Saint John, New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: 7/16/2013

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Engineering LandmarksASB Vertical Lift Bridge -- Kansas City MO

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The ultra cool and deeply historic Armor Swift & Burlington (ASB) vertical lift through-truss bridge with a telescoping rail deck spans the Missouri River in Kansas City MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/29/2013

last visited: 1/17/2014

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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

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Engineering LandmarksNew Zealand Express Company Building - Dunedin, New Zealand

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Historic office building also known as the Consultancy House and the MFL Mutual Fund Building recognized for its early adoption of now commonly used construction material and methods in Dunedin, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 2/13/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksInvercargill Water Tower - Invercargill, New Zealand

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Historic water tower in Invercargill, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2013

last visited: 1/24/2013

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Engineering LandmarksHouston Ship Channel -- LaPorte TX

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The Houston Ship Channel was named a National Civil Engineering landmark by the ASCE in 1987. The waymarked point is where the Houston Ship Channel passes by the USS TEXAS (BB 35) and the San Jacinto historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/12/2013

last visited: 12/26/2008

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Engineering LandmarksAlexandra Bridge Piers and Towers - Alexandra, New Zealand

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Historic piers and towers for former suspension bridge across the Clutha River at Alexandra.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/5/2013

last visited: 1/23/2013

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Engineering LandmarksDenver International Airport - Denver, CO

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In 1997, the controversial Denver International Airport earned the ASCE OCEA Award.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/25/2012

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMost Beautiful Bridge (1971) - Golden, CO

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This bridge design was honored for preserving the stunning mountain view for the drivers as they head west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/25/2012

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWhite River Concrete Arch Bridge - Cotter AR

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The Cotter Bridge, also known as the R.M. Ruthven Bridge and the White River Concrete Arch Bridge, carries the business route of U.S. Route 62 across the White River west of the city of Cotter in Baxter County, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/15/2012

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Engineering LandmarksThe Royal Arsenal - Beresford Street, Woolwich, London, UK

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The Royal Arsenal Woolwich existed from 1671 to 1967. Since then many of the buildings have been converted to apartments and the Firepower Museum has been created in one of the former buildings. Armaments are now manufactured elsewhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMorris Canal Reaction Turbine - Stewartsville, New Jersey

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A rare example of a 19th century reaction turbine is located here in a county park. This turbine is still in it's original setting, in an underground turbine 'hall' complete with tailrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/14/2012

last visited: never

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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: never

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Engineering LandmarksConfederation Bridge, New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island, Canada

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The Confederation Bridge spans approximately 8 miles, connecting New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/3/2012

last visited: 9/26/2013

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Engineering LandmarksFortifications de Québec - Québec Fortifications - Québec, QC

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Les fortifications de Québec commémore le système défensif mis en place entre 1608 et 1871 à Québec. The Fortifications of Québec commemorate the defence system built between 1608 and 1871 in Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2012

last visited: 9/1/2013

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Engineering LandmarksThomas Hill Standpipe - Bangor, Maine, USA

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Thomas Hill Standpipe is a riveted wrought iron water tank with a wood frame jacket located in Bangor, Maine. It is officially recognized as a Maine Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the Maine Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UMainah

location: Maine

date approved: 9/5/2012

last visited: 4/16/2013

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Engineering LandmarksAirport Traffic Control Tower - Vandalia, OH

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The Airport Traffic Control Tower at the Dayton International Airport received a structure award from the NCSEA in 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/23/2012

last visited: never

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