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Engineering Landmarks
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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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Image for Sutardja Dai Hall - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksSutardja Dai Hall - Berkeley, CA

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The Sutardja Dai Hall on the University of California, Berkeley campus was an award winner by the NCSEA in 2010 for new buildings costing over $100 million.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for Left Coast Lifter - San Francisco Bay, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksLeft Coast Lifter - San Francisco Bay, CA

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The Left Coaster Lifter is a 25-story crane mounted on a barge. It has been used in the construction of the replacement west span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. In 2011 the NCSEA cited the Lifter as an Outstanding Project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS38.6 km

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Engineering LandmarksSan Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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The bridge linking Oakland to San Francisco is part of ASCE's landmark project.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 6/5/2016

Image for Ferry Building - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksFerry Building - San Francisco, CA

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The Ferry Building on San Francisco's Embarcadero a California Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. It was placed in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/28/2008

last visited: 2/8/2019

Image for MUNI Metro Turnback Project - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksMUNI Metro Turnback Project - San Francisco, CA

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In 1998, the MUNI Metro Turnback Project received an Award of Merit from the ACSE. It is largely an invisible project, being underground, with just the tunnel entrances being visible..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Bay Area Rapid Transit - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksBay Area Rapid Transit - San Francisco, CA

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San Francisco's BART or Bay Area Rapid Transit was the model for modern rail transit systems when it opened. In 1972, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognized BART as a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2013

last visited: never

Image for Ferries and Cliff House Cable Railways - San Francisco, Californiaview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksFerries and Cliff House Cable Railways - San Francisco, California

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The Ferries and Cliff House Cable Railways, or more commonly referred to as the San Francisco Cable Car system, is honored with the Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Historic Mechanical Engineer Landmark #1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone

location: California

date approved: 10/13/2008

last visited: 6/28/2007

Image for Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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San Francico's most famous landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2007

last visited: 3/10/2019

Image for Fort Point - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksFort Point - San Francisco, CA

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This historic site is part of the California Historical Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 5/30/2016

Image for Alvord Lake Bridge - San Francisco, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksAlvord Lake Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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This stone arch bridge is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park near Stanyon Street and Haight Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2009

last visited: never

Image for J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library - San Francisco, Californiaview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksJ. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library - San Francisco, California

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In 2012, the NCSEA recognized the J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library's three-year, $100 million renovation and expansion project created a modernized, seismically upgraded facility for the campus community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: 5/31/2016

Image for Sunol Water Temple - Sunol, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksSunol Water Temple - Sunol, CA

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Famed San Francisco architect Willis Polk, always considered the Sunol Water Temple to be his masterpiece.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

Image for Crystal Springs Dam - San Mateo County, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksCrystal Springs Dam - San Mateo County, CA

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Dam in the Crystal Springs Resevoir in San Mateo County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/24/2008

last visited: 8/25/2008

Image for William H. Neukom Law Building - Stanford, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksWilliam H. Neukom Law Building - Stanford, CA

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The William H. Neukom Law Building at Stanford University received National Recognition with an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2013

last visited: 11/4/2016

Image for Central Pacific Railroad - Sacramento, Californiaview gallery

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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

Image for IBM 350 RAMAC Disk File - Mountain View, Californiaview gallery

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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

Image for NASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - Sunnyvale, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksNASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel - Sunnyvale, CA

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The NASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel won an award from the ASME in 1956. The wind tunnel has contributed to the America's preeminence in the jet age both in commercial and military aviation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: 10/2/2013

Image for Joshua Hendy Iron Works - Sunnyvale, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksJoshua Hendy Iron Works - Sunnyvale, CA

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Tthe old Hendy Iron Works building. It's now a museum. The site is now part of Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/12/2009

last visited: 3/18/2009

Image for Happy Hollow Pedestrian Bridge - San Jose, Californiaview gallery

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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

Image for Folsom Powerhouse - Folsom, Californiaview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksFolsom Powerhouse - Folsom, California

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Folsom Powerhouse No. 1, National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark, 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FolsomNatural

location: California

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: 6/28/2015

Image for Shay Locomotive - Roaring Camp RR - Felton, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksShay Locomotive - Roaring Camp RR - Felton, CA

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Old logging trains from the 1890s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 3/18/2013

Image for Bridgeport Covered Bridge, CAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksBridgeport Covered Bridge, CA

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The Bridgeport Covered Bridge - National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 7/28/2017

last visited: 7/31/2018

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