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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 LandmarksLa forge de l'Abbaye de Fontenay - Bourgogne, France

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[FR] La forge a été construite par les moines à la fin du XIIe siècle. [EN] In a building at the south side of the complex is a water-powered forge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 8/16/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCentral Pacific Railroad - Sacramento, California

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A marker in the California State Railroad Museum commemorates the ground breaking of the Central Pacific Railroad

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 7/31/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBrooklyn Bridge - New York, NY

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The most famous bridge in all of New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLe Marteau-Pilon du Creusot, France

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Le marteau-pilon à vapeur le plus puissant au monde créé en 1876. The most powerful steam hammer in the world for many years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Bourgogne, France

date approved: 7/6/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksHappy Hollow Pedestrian Bridge - San Jose, California

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At the 2012 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, aka the “Academy Awards” of the engineering industry, the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo Pedestrian Bridge was a National Recognition Award Winner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksStarrucca Viaduct - Lanesboro, PA

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"The Starrucca Viaduct, the key masonry viaduct of the New York and Erie Railroad, was one of the earliest structures between the eastern seaboard and the Midwest. It was constructed in record time."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/30/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksDie Großmarkthalle (Kohlrabizirkus) - Leipzig (GER)

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The 'Großmarkthalle Leipzig (Kohlrabizirkus)' got the award - 'Historisches Wahrzeichen der Ingenieurbaukunst in Deutschland' on 17.10.2013 because of the 1929 built reinforced concrete domes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Engineering LandmarksWatkins Woolen Mill – Excelsior, MO

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The Watkins Mill dates back to 1860 and is now part of the Watkins Mill State Park. It was named as a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark in 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksHammerkopfturm Camphausen IV - Quierschied, Germany

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"Hammerkopfturm Camphausen IV" - first reinforced concrete winding tower in the world. Newly listed as an "Historisches Wahrzeichen der Ingenieurbaukunst" (Historical Engineering Landmark).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kukus

location: Saarland, Germany

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 4/3/2016

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Engineering LandmarksJackson Ferry Shot Tower - Max Meadows, VA

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Jackson Ferry Shot Tower is one of the few remaining structures of this type in the United States. It is located in Shot Tower State Historical Park near I-77 west of the junction of Rt. 608 and U.S. 52 near Max Meadows, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFremantle Fortress - Leighton Battery, Mosman Park, Western Australia

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An Engineering Heritage significant site

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/23/2016

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksVery Long Baseline Interferometry Radio Telescope - Kaleden, BC

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The first ever experiments in the use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry to synthesize much larger instruments were conducted here and at the Algonquin Radio Observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAndroscoggin Swinging Bridge - Topsham, ME

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The Androscoggin Swinging Bridge, designated a local Civil Engineering Landmark by the Maine Section of the ASCE, is a pedestrian suspension bridge that allowed people to cross the river to the mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksSpaceport America

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The Gateway to space has won two architectural awards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksHay Point No. 2 Jetty - Hay Point, QLD

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The Hay Point No.2 Export Coal Loading Jetty was awarded an Engineering Heritage National Landmark in June 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/24/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFleischbrücke - Nürnberg, Germany, BY

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This is the so-called 'Fleischbrücke' (Meat Bridge), an old stone bridge spanning the Pegnitz River in Nürnberg, Germany, Bayern. It is listed at the 'Wahrzeichen der Ingenieurbaukunst'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: 8/17/2016

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Engineering LandmarksJohnstown Incline - Johnstown PA

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Designed by Samuel Diescher (1839-1915) after the great flood of 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/31/2015

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Engineering LandmarksBuffalo Main Light - Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo Lighthouse at the entrance to Lake Erie/Buffalo River and the terminus of the Erie Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAlden Research Laboratory Rotating Boom - Holden, MA

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This rotating boom at the Alden Labs was important in testing and improving current meters, aircraft propellers, pitot tubes and other designs involving aerodynamics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMorison's Memphis Bridge AKA Frisco Bridge -- Memphis TN-West Memphis AR

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The elegant and beautiful Frisco Bridge, which, when built in 1892, was a triumph of engineering and modern steel production. In 1987 it was named a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the ASCE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/29/2015

last visited: 3/8/2015

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Engineering LandmarksNew Morgan City Floodwalls -- Morgan City LA

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The redesign of the floodwalls protecting Morgan City LA from the Atchafalaya River earned the Award of Merit in the 1987 Chief of Engineers Design and Environmental Awards Program.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 3/23/2015

last visited: 12/26/2014

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Engineering LandmarksIBM 350 RAMAC Disk File - Mountain View, California

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The IBM 350 RAMAC actuator and disk stack was the world's first hard disk drive. It has fifty 24 inch disks that rotate at 1,200 RPM and holds 5 million characters of information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksModel T Ford 1908-1927 - Dearborn, Michigan

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The Model T was designated as an ASME Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark on May 20, 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Michigan

date approved: 3/20/2015

last visited: 8/10/2016

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Engineering LandmarksEllicott's Stone -- nr Mobile AL

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In 1968 the American Society of Civil Engineers named the Ellicott Stone a US National Civil Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 12/4/2013

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Engineering LandmarksPonte de São João - Porto, Portugal

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The São João Bridge is a railway structure that links Vila Nova de Gaia to Porto, over the Douro River in Portugal. It has been designated as one of the 100 most remarkable works of engineering in Portugal by the Portuguese Order of The Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 2/5/2015

last visited: 7/26/2013

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