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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 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: 10/11/2012

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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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Engineering LandmarksThe New England Wireless and Steam Museum - East Greenwich, RI

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This museum, which is a combined museum of electronics with an old Massie long distance communication station and a museum for steam driven engines, has a 'Steam Up' once a year to show these engines in operation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksConwy Tubular Bridge, Conwy, Wales

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Stephenson's railway bridge over Afon Conwy, Conwy, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 4/23/2013

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Engineering LandmarksPortland Head Light - Cape Elizabeth, ME

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Portland Head Light has been designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 2002.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 4/28/2014

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Engineering LandmarksNaval Drydocks at Boston and Norfolk, Boston (Charlestown Navy Yard) - Boston, MA

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The dry dock in the Charlestown Navy Yard is one of two that are designated the oldest dry dock facilities in the United States of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/30/2011

last visited: 5/2/2012

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Engineering LandmarksAlexandra Bridge, Ottawa, Ontario - Hull, Quebec

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Also known as the 'Interprovincial Bridge' this steel truss bridge spans the Ottawa River between Ottawa, Ontario and what is now Gatineau, Quebec. It was added to the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers list of Historic Sites in 1995.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluelamb03

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2011

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Engineering LandmarksCumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, Chama NM

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The Combres and Toltec Scenic railroad was added to the list of Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks as designated by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 7/22/2011

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Engineering LandmarksElectric Fire Alarm System, 1852 - Boston, MA

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At this location, by Boston's Old City Hall, the first municipal fire alarm system using call boxes to indicate the location of fire was first successfully demonstrated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: 11/29/2013

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Engineering LandmarksAnn Arbor Baler - Shelbyville, IL

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A monument to the development of an improvement in agricultural technology done in the town of Shelbyville, IL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/27/2011

last visited: 10/12/2013

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Engineering LandmarksKentucky Dam - Gilbertsville, Kentucky

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Kentucky Dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Tennessee River on the county line between Livingston County and Marshall County in the U.S. state of Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Kentucky

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 7/12/2011

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Engineering LandmarksThe Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield Armory is an important mechanical engineering landmark, since it was the first U.S. Armory, it has the world's largest small firearms collection, and has the Blanchard lathe which is the oldest of its type in existance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 10/7/2011

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Engineering LandmarksSydney Harbour Bridge - Sydney, Australia

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge is located in the city of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia. It is listed by Engineers Australia as a National Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: 6/28/2014

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Engineering LandmarksZoarville Station Bridge Project - Zoarville, OH

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The Zoarville bridge is just one span of a three-span bridge built in 1868, moved here to replace a wooden bridge in 1905. Abandoned in 1940, it has been restored as a trail bridge. It is the only Fink truss bridge still in existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksParshall Measuring Flume - Fort Collins, CO

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Plaque honoring the development of a flume that would equitably measure water use and not clog

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/4/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTehachapi Pass Railroad Line, California

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The Tehachapi Loop is called "one of the seven wonders of the railroad world".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2011

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Engineering LandmarksLeavitt-Riedler Pumping Engine - Boston, MA

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The Leavitt-Riedler Pump, designated as an ASME Mechanical Engineering Landmark and notable for "unusual triple-expansion, three-crank "rocker" engine, driving high-capacity, high-speed pumps," is now available to the public in the Waterworks Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/5/2011

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksResearch Support Facility, NREL - Golden, CO

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The Research Support Facility, NREL has earned a Grand Award from the ACEC for 2010 (published 2011)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/22/2011

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Engineering LandmarksJohn A. Roebling Bridge - Cincinnati, Ohio

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Historic suspension bridge across the Ohio River between Covington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/1/2011

last visited: 7/2/2011

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