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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 LandmarksCity Hall - Philadelphia, PA

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In 2006, City Hall was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark as it is the world's tallest masonry load-bearing structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/7/2008

last visited: 8/18/2019

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Engineering LandmarksCity Plan of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Dating from 1682, the City Plan of Phila. has provided a model which has helped mold the development of cities throughout the country. Key features, many of which were firsts in the US, include a gridiron street pattern & open public squares.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/13/2008

last visited: 8/29/2015

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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 LandmarksFairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PA

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This NRHP site used the first large-scale application of steam pumping, later water power, to public water supply, an advanced methods for pumping water.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Frankford Bridge (over Pennypack Creek) - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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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 LandmarksChesapeake and Delaware Canal - Delaware City, DE

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At the Battery Park on the end of Clinton Street in Delaware City, the Eastern Lock of the C&D Canal marked the beginning of the historic canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 9/2/2010

Image for Chesapeake and Delaware Canal - Old Lock Pump House - Chesapeake City, MDview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksChesapeake and Delaware Canal - Old Lock Pump House - Chesapeake City, MD

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The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal is the only canal built in 19th-century America that still operates today as a major shipping route. It was one of the first civil engineering projects proposed in the New World and one of the most difficult to carry out.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBethlehem Waterworks - Bethlehem, PA

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The pump house here that provided water to Bethlehem was part of the first known waterworks pumping system in the American colonies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/18/2014

last visited: 8/20/2017

Image for Morris Canal Reaction Turbine - Stewartsville, New Jerseyview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksMorris Canal Reaction Turbine - Stewartsville, New Jersey

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A rare example of a 19th century reaction turbine is located here in a county park. This turbine is still in it's original setting, in an underground turbine 'hall' complete with tailrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/14/2012

last visited: 7/29/2016

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Engineering LandmarksAtlantic City Convention Hall - Atlantic City, NJ

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Boardwalk Hall, also known as the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall is an arena which served as the primary convention center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, until the 1997 opening of the Atlantic City Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 2/28/2018

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Engineering LandmarksNewark Liberty International Airport - Newark, NJ

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One of the largest airports in the country is located in New Jersey, about 20 miles from New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 1/13/2017

Image for Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge - York County, PAview gallery

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Engineering LandmarksColumbia-Wrightsville Bridge - York County, PA

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In 1984 this bridge was designated a Historic Civil Engineering landmark. It has the distinction of being the world's longest concrete, multiple-arched bridge. It spans the Susquehanna River between Columbia and Wrightsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: 1/31/2016

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Engineering LandmarksUnion Canal Tunnel, Lebanon, PA

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The Union Canal Tunnel is considered an engineering marvel for the era it was constructed: 1825-1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksStatue of Liberty - Liberty Island, NY

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The Statue of Liberty was designated as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by ASCE & the Société des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France in 1985. A plaque marking the designation was dedicated by the two societies on Oct. 24, 1986

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New York

date approved: 3/26/2011

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Engineering LandmarksNew York City Subway - New York, NY

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One of the most famous transportation systems in the world. The above coordinates are for the City Hall Subway Station in lower Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 5/17/2018

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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: 6/14/2010

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Engineering LandmarksManhattan Bridge - New York, NY

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One of the many bridges that crosses the East River into Manhattan and Brooklyn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 11/13/2018

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Engineering LandmarksGrand Central Terminal - New York, NY

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The most famous train station in the world is located in Midtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 4/26/2019

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