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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 LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Tom Miller Dam & Lake Austin – Austin, TX

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Completed in 1940, Tom Miller Dam, which forms Lake Austin, was the 3rd completed and most downstream of the 6 Highland Lakes Chain dams, altogether a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 6/28/2007

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Engineering LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Max Starcke Dam & Lake Marble Falls – Marble Falls, TX

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Starcke Dam has the distinction of being the smallest in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas awarded Highland Lakes Chain and the last completed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 4/14/2013

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Engineering LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Mansfield Dam & Lake Travis – Travis County, TX

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The 4th dam in the series to be completed, Mansfield (nee Marshall Ford) Dam & Lake Travis are spectacular assets of LCRA’s Highland Lakes Chain, a Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Engineering LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Lake Buchanan – Burnet, TX

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The first of what became the Highland Lakes Chain (a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas), Lake Buchanan is still the largest and boasts the largest multiple-arch dam in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMedina Dam – Mico, Texas; Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

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Over 100 years old, Medina Dam, when completed in Nov 1912 was the largest hydraulic engineering project west of the Mississippi River and the 4th-largest dam in the US – & a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas (TX ASCE 1991)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBuchanan Dam – Burnet, TX

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Completed by the LCRA in 1939, Buchanan Dam is the largest multi-arch dam in the world and a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas in its own right.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/13/2013

last visited: 6/28/2007

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Engineering LandmarksFaust Street Bridge – New Braunfels, TX

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Age, span, combination of Whipple & Pratt truss types, and distinctive masonry piers make this one of Texas’s most important historic bridges, and a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/11/2013

last visited: 11/8/2014

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Engineering LandmarksCorpus Christi Seawall – Corpus Christi, TX; Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

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Practical AND lovely, the Corpus Christi Seawall was designated as a Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: 3/17/2016

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Engineering LandmarksFairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PA

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This NRHP site used the first large-scale application of steam pumping, later water power, to public water supply, an advanced methods for pumping water.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFernsehturm - Stuttgart, Germany, BW

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The so-called 'Fernsehturm' (Television Tower) of Stuttgart, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is listed in the German list of 'Historische Wahrzeichen der Ingenieurbaukunst' since 2009.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 4/21/2017

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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: 11/4/2016

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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: 8/2/2016

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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: 6/12/2014

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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: 12/7/2014

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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: 3/3/2016

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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: 12/9/2014

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