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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 LandmarksMIT Radiation Laboratory - Cambridge, MA

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The Massachustts Institute of Technology's Radiation Laboratory, which for a time operated within the core part of the campus, "made fundamental contributions to the design and deployment of microwave radar systems."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/24/2010

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLake Parramatta Dam, North Parramatta, NSW

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These plaques note the dam wall holding Lake Parramatta as a National Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 6/17/2010

last visited: 3/6/2013

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Engineering LandmarksJervois Swing Bridge - Port Adelaide, South Australia

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This bridge-keepers gantry is all that remains of the original Jervois Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/10/2010

last visited: 11/5/2013

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Engineering LandmarksBorden Base Line - Deerfield, MA

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An important and historic survey line is commemorated by a simple plaque in Deerfield, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/4/2010

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksSea Cliff Bridge. Illawarra Coast. NSW. Australia.

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The overall national winner in the Construction Excellence Category was the Lawrence Hargrave Drive Alliance for a project which delivered an outstanding engineering feat, and a new icon for the Wollongong region – the stunning Sea Cliff Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/2/2010

last visited: 2/2/2013

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Engineering LandmarksUSS Cairo Engine and Boilers - Vicksburg, Mississippi

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The USS Cairo, one of seven ironclad gunboats named for towns along the upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, is now located at the Vicksburg National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Mississippi

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Engineering LandmarksGalveston Seawall - Galveston, Texas

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Ten mile seawall to help protect Galveston from storms.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: 7/26/2009

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Engineering LandmarksSpotswood Pumping Station

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The Spotswood Pumping Station was built in the late nineteenth century as a key component of Melbourne's first centralised sewerage system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 2/14/2010

last visited: 9/17/2012

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Engineering LandmarksWaco Suspension Bridge - Waco, TX

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This bridge is a Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and was selected as an Outstanding Engineering Achievement by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: 6/6/2014

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Engineering LandmarksTennessee State Capitol - Nashville Tn

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Reconized as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. This marker is at the steps leading up to the capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/9/2009

last visited: 7/8/2013

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Engineering LandmarksPoughkeepsie-Highland Bridge, New York

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Landmark railroad bridge is now a pedestrian bridge and a New York State Historic Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 10/29/2009

last visited: 5/1/2011

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Engineering LandmarksWashington Monument - Washington, DC

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One of the most recognizable monuments in the United States is also a civil engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 8/13/2014

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Engineering LandmarksCastillo de San Marcos - St. Augustine, FL

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The Castillo de San Marcos was the first permanent European settlement in the continental United States. It is the oldest major engineered structure existing in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 10/8/2009

last visited: 8/9/2014

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Engineering LandmarksWilliam Sellers Screw Thread Standard @ the Franklin Institute - Philadelphia, PA

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A plaque inside the service entrance (to the left of the main entrance) & across from the cafeteria on the bottom floor marks this historic ASME site. The plaque tells the story & marks the site for the first US system of standardized screw threads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCumberland and Oxford Canal - Portland, ME

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The Cumberland and Oxford Canal provided transportation from Harrison on Long Lake to Portland, and lasted from 1830 to 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksNational Road - Indianapolis, Indiana

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The National Road was the first road constructed with Federal funds. Washington Street, throughout Indianapolis, is the former National Road, running at this point right by the Indiana Capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Indiana

date approved: 9/22/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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Engineering LandmarksPortland Observatory

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The Portland Observatory is the only known remaining maritime signal tower in the United States, and raised signals to notify merchants subscribing to the service of the arrival of their ships.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 6/18/2014

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Engineering LandmarksUSS Albacore (AGSS-569)

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USS Albacore (AGSS-569) was an experimental platform for several advances in submarine design. Today, the ship is preserved on land as a monument/museum in a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 9/17/2009

last visited: 5/18/2013

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Engineering LandmarksAllegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site - Johnstown PA

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The Allegheny Portage Railroad was the first railroad constructed through the Allegheny Mountains in central Pennsylvania, United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 12/27/2013

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Engineering LandmarksInvercargill Flood Alleviation Schemes - Invercargill, New Zealand

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One of the old wooden flood gates was put aside as monument to the 1992 IPENZ Environmental Award in developing a comprehensive flood protection network around Invercargill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/21/2009

last visited: 5/22/2012

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Engineering LandmarksManitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway - Manitou Springs, CO

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Pike Peak Cog Railway was built in 1891, climbing to 14,110 ft.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 2/5/2013

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Engineering LandmarksDenison Dam - Denison Texas

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The Denison Dam is a Engineering Landmark, as it is the longest "Rolled Earth Dam." Located on Lake Texoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2009

last visited: 12/17/2010

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Engineering LandmarksKettle Valley Railway - Midway, BC

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The Kettle Railway was a vital early link for the Province of BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 4/16/2013

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Engineering LandmarksColumbia-Wrightsville Bridge - York County, PA

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In 1984 this bridge was designated a Historic Civil Engineering landmark. It has the distinction of being the world's longest concrete, multiple-arched bridge. It spans the Susquehanna River between Columbia and Wrightsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Engineering LandmarksAtlantic City Convention Hall - Atlantic City, NJ

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Boardwalk Hall, also known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall is an arena which served as the primary convention center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, until the 1997 opening of the Atlantic City Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 8/30/2012

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