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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 LandmarksChemicals from Coal Facility - Kingsport, TN

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Eastman Chemical Company's coal gasification plant can be seen across the Holston River. It was the first chemicals manufacturing facility to use coal, instead of petroleum, as its starting material.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFrankford Bridge (over Pennypack Creek) - Philadelphia, PA

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The bridge was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1970. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2010

last visited: 11/30/2013

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Engineering Landmarks2nd Erie Canal Aqueduct, Rochester, NY

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This historic aqueduct carried the Erie canal over the Genesee river in downtown Rochester, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2010

last visited: 10/28/2013

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Engineering LandmarksNational Historic Civil Engineering Landmark for El Camino Real

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National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark for the El Camino Real

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 6/18/2013

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Engineering LandmarksSt. Charles Avenue Street Car Line - New Orleans, LA

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The St. Charles Street Car Line is the oldest operating interurban-urban passenger rail transport line in the country, running from Canal Street in downtown New Orleans to the Carrolton Section of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/8/2010

last visited: 1/17/2011

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Engineering LandmarksHohokam Canal System - Mesa, Arizona

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This extensive prehistoric canal system serviced 100,000 square acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Tsegi Mike and Desert Viking

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/27/2010

last visited: 4/2/2014

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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: 9/24/2014

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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: 12/28/2002

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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: 8/23/2014

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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 Regular 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: 8/2/2013

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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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