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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 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: 7/26/2013

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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: 5/13/2015

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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: never

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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: 10/6/2008

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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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Engineering LandmarksThames Tunnel, Rotherhithe, UK

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The Thames Tunnel was designated in 1991 as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (IHCEL) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Institution for Civil Engineers (ICE).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/2/2012

last visited: 1/28/2012

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Engineering LandmarksTunkhannock Viaduct - Nicholson, PA

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It was the largest concreter bridge in the US when it opened in 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/29/2011

last visited: 5/15/2012

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Engineering LandmarksBuffalo Bill Dam - Cody, Wyoming

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Built in 1905-1910, it was the tallest dam in the world when it was completed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/29/2011

last visited: 7/20/2014

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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

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Engineering LandmarksRoyal Colonial Boundary - Cumberland Gap NP

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Royal Colonial Boundary marker is located on the summit of Tri-States Peak in the Cumberland Gap National Park. This station marks the point where the Virginia, Tennessee and Kentucky state boundaries meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/16/2011

last visited: 7/29/2014

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Engineering LandmarksBridges of Keeseville, New York

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Three bridges

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 11/12/2011

last visited: 5/29/2013

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Engineering LandmarksHamilton's 1859 Pumping Station - Hamilton, ON

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Historic pumphouse in Hamilton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/11/2011

last visited: 4/17/2014

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Engineering LandmarksWhite Pass and Yukon Railway - Whitehorse, YT

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Plaque on the side of the Whitehorse railway station that commemorates one of the great railway engineering feats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 11/9/2011

last visited: 7/28/2012

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