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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 LandmarksBroadway Extension at NW 50th - Oklahoma City, OK

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Accelerated bridge construction methods allowed this project to be completed with minimal disruption to traffic flow - in north Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBlue Ridge Tunnel - Afton, Virginia

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Located in Afton, you can access from the east or west trailheads, both of which are near or off of Route 250.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/13/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWater tower, Barcaldine, Qld, Australia

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A steel water tank on a steel tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/30/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLongreach Powerhouse (former) , Qld, Australia

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The Longreach Powerhouse Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/28/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAngus L. Macdonald Bridge - Halifax, NS

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The first large suspension bridge in Halifax over Halifax Harbour, it was opened to traffic on April 2, 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLethbridge Viaduct - Lethbridge, AB

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The High Level Bridge in Lethbridge is pretty much the king of railroad bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/2/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksSchubenacadie Canal - Dartmouth, NS

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Beginning in 1826 a project involving hundreds of labourers (eventually) resulted in the construction of the Shubenacadie Canal from Halifax Harbour to the Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/1/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTiger and Turtle Magic Mountain, Duisburg, NRW, Germany

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Tiger and Turtle – Magic Mountain ist eine einer Achterbahn nachempfundene Landmarke auf der Heinrich-Hildebrand-Höhe im Angerpark in Duisburg-Angerhausen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cpt. Feldi

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMurray River Bridge, Barham , NSW, Australia

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A vertical lift bridge over the Murray River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksVoormalige spoorbrug NAM - Stieltjeskanaal, NL

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[NL] Bewaarde spoorbrug van de voormalige goederenlijn naar Schoonebeek. [EN] Preserved railway bridge from the former freight line to Schoonebeek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Boon

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 3/15/2021

last visited: 7/18/2021

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Engineering LandmarksPont Louis-Vicat - Souillac, Lot, FRA

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First modern use of rediscovered "Roman Cement" by Louis-Joseph Vicat in 1812 to build this bridge over the Dordogne at Souillac, Departément Lot in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 2/18/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksRadio Telescope - Parkes , NSW, Australia

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The telescope featured in the movie "The Dish"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksUnion Arch Bridge - Cabin John, Maryland

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Arch Bridge located between Cabin John and Glen Echo Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: 5/2/2021

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Engineering LandmarksBlackfriars Bridge, London, Ontario

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This Civil Engineering Historic Site is located at the Blackfriars Bridge spanning the North Thames River in London, Ontario. The plaque is located on the concrete base of a monument to the bridge, just south of the eastern end of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BWJM

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Engineering LandmarksCanadian Klondyke Minining Company - Dredge No. 4 - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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This Civil Engineering Historic Site is located on Upper Bonanza Creek Road, 13 kilometres south of Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The plaque is located inside Dredge No. 4, also recognized as a Canadian National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAlaska Highway - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

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This International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark plaque in relation to the Alaska Highway, is recognized as an historic civil engineering site by both the Canadian and American Society of Civil Engineering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWhite Pass and Yukon Railway - Carcross, Yukon Territory

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This engineering landmark plaque from the American and Canadian Society of Civil Engineers is located in front of the White Pass and Yukon Route Complex, on Dawson Charlie Street, in Carcross, Yukon Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCruquius Steampowered Pumping Station 1849 the Netherlands

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First steam powered pumping station used to drain the former Haarlemmermeer (lake) and so creating the Haarlemmermeer polder in the Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MarkyMarkies

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 6/4/2020

last visited: 1/31/2021

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Engineering LandmarksOcean Terminals, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Ocean Terminals were constructed between 1912 and 1928, and have served the Port of Halifax ever since. For many years, these terminals were the point of disembarkation for thousands of European immigrants to Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCaledonian Canal - Scotland, United Kingdom

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The Caledonian Canal connects the Scottish east coast at Inverness with the west coast at Corpach near Fort William in Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksPetra the hidden city, Jordan

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Petra the hidden city is one of the worlds most remarkable places constructed by engineers more than 2000 years ago. Famous for the very advanced water conduit system which make it a true engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Jordan

date approved: 5/14/2020

last visited: 3/12/2020

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Engineering LandmarksEast Bundaberg Water Tower, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia

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A brick water tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: 3/25/2020

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Engineering LandmarksLamington Bridge, Maryborough, QLD, Australia

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A low level bridge over the Mary River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 3/5/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksSouthern Cross Windmill - Toowoomba, Qld, Australia

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An iconic "Southern Cross" windmill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/24/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksReversal of the Chicago River - Chicago, IL

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Completed in 1900, the reversal of the Chicago River was a major engineering innovation that greatly benefited the people of Chicago. A small plaque on Michigan Avenue commemorates the feat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/2/2020

last visited: never

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