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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 LandmarksInternational Boundary Marker No. 1, El Paso, TX

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Bordering Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico, this International Boundary Marker not only represents an international boundary but is also a monument to the professional skills of the American & Mexican surveyors who were called upon to locate it in 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: 8/10/2010

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Engineering LandmarksFranklin Canal; El Paso, Texas

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The Franklin Canal was the first large irrigation project constructed along the Rio Grande in the El Paso area. Designated a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas by the Texas ASCE in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Engineering LandmarksBataan Memorial Trainway, El Paso, TX

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The first application of depressed tracks for the relocation of a mainline transcontinental railroad through a downtown urban area. A Historic Civil Engineering Landmark of Texas (2003)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2014

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksEl Camino Real (Central Branch) -- El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Royal Road of the Interior); El Paso, TX

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The oldest and longest historical trail in the Western Hemisphere, El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Royal Road of the Interior) ran 1,600-miles, connecting Santa Fe to Mexico City during Spanish Colonial times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/14/2014

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMills Building; El Paso, TX

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ASCE Texas HCEL 1981: El Paso’s [Anson] Mills Building, is the first reinforced concrete-framed and second concrete-framed skyscraper in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tygress

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2014

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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