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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 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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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: 5/1/2016

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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: 7/29/2015

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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 Regular 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: 7/30/2012

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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: 12/18/2015

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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: 11/4/2015

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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: 3/7/2016

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Engineering LandmarksBollman Truss Bridge - Savage, MD

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This Bridge was awarded a Historical Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/20/2012

last visited: 1/10/2014

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Engineering LandmarksEisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnel and Related Highway - Colorado

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Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnel is both the highest and longest auto tunnel on Colorado's I-70 corridor. The the ASCE bestowed on CDOT the 1993 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award for this section of highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/5/2012

last visited: 9/21/2015

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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

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Engineering LandmarksVictoria Bridge - Engineering Landmark, Townsville Queensland

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A Townsville Icon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 7/29/2012

last visited: 12/3/2012

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Engineering LandmarksBitexco Financial Tower - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Bitexco Financial Tower is a skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. In December 2011, Leslie E. Robertson Associates received an Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for this project from NCSEA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Vietnam

date approved: 6/24/2012

last visited: 2/19/2015

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Engineering LandmarksRailway Lattice Bridge & Viaducts at Wagga Wagga, Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia

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This is a section of the original Railway Lattice Bridge that spanned the Murrumbidge River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member a1elec

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 2/22/2012

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksGeorgetown Steam Hydro Generating Plant - Georgetown, CO

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The Georgetown Steam Hydro Generating Plant is unusual in that it uses both steam and water power.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2012

last visited: 6/15/2014

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Engineering LandmarksShoshone Transmission Line - Georgetown, CO

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Built in 1909, this transmission line holds an award from the IEEE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2012

last visited: 6/15/2014

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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 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

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Engineering LandmarksRoebling's Delaware Aqueduct - Laxawaxen PA

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Crosses the Delaware River between Laxawaxen PA and Minisink Ford, NY is the oldest existing wire bridge in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/13/2012

last visited: never

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