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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 LandmarksNarrows Bridge - Perth, Western Australia

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A major crossing point on the Swan River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: 9/17/2017

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Engineering LandmarksRedridge Steel Dam

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Redridge Steel Dam is a steel dam across the Salmon Trout River in Houghton County, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Michigan

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBollman Truss Bridge - Laurel, MD

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The Bollman Truss Bridge was completed in 1869 and served as a major railroad bridge for the Baltimore Ohio Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: 11/30/2013

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Engineering LandmarksUnion Canal Tunnel, Lebanon, PA

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The Union Canal Tunnel is considered an engineering marvel for the era it was constructed: 1825-1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksJ. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library - San Francisco, California

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In 2012, the NCSEA recognized the J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library's three-year, $100 million renovation and expansion project created a modernized, seismically upgraded facility for the campus community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: 5/31/2016

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Engineering LandmarksChesapeake and Delaware Canal - Old Lock Pump House - Chesapeake City, MD

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The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal is the only canal built in 19th-century America that still operates today as a major shipping route. It was one of the first civil engineering projects proposed in the New World and one of the most difficult to carry out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksPont de Québec - Québec Bridge - Québec, QC, Canada

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Le pont de Québec traverse le fleuve Saint-Laurent à l'ouest de la ville de Québec et Lévis, Québec, Canada. The Quebec Bridge crosses the lower Saint Lawrence River to the west of Québec City and Lévis, Québec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/29/2013

last visited: 1/7/2017

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Engineering LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Inks Lake – Llano County, TX

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The second of what became the Highland Lakes Chain (a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas)...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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Engineering LandmarksHighland Lakes Chain – Wirtz Dam & Lake LBJ – Marble Falls, TX

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Built in tandem with Starcke Dam downstream, Wirtz Dam was constructed primarily to provide hydroelectric power. The dam forms Lake LBJ another ‘pearl’ in the Highland Lakes string, altogether a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas.

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 – 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: 11/7/2017

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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: 11/19/2017

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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: 8/20/2017

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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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