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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 LandmarksFirst Tower Silo - Spring Grove, IL

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The first tower silo in America was erected near this site on the Hatch farm, one half mile east of Spring Grove, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/8/2007

last visited: 5/10/2014

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Engineering LandmarksEast Wells (Onieda) Street Power Plant

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This electrical plant was a pilot plant for US development of pulverized-coal firing in power-plant boilers between 1918-1920

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/27/2007

last visited: 8/12/2017

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Engineering LandmarksGraue Mill & Dam - Oak Brook, IL

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The current Graue Mill & Dam at this site was opened by German immigrant Frederick Graue in 1852. The original dam at this site was built of brush in 1837 by Nicholas Torode, and by Sherman King, who came to this area the year before.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/4/2008

last visited: 9/20/2009

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Engineering LandmarksJohn Hancock Center - Chicago, Illinois

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The John Hancock Center is not only one of the most distinctive parts of stunning Chicago skyline, but thanks to it's unique construction also important civil engineering landmark...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 5/10/2019

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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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Engineering LandmarksSears Tower - Chicago, Illinois

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As of 2007 the Sears Tower remains the tallest building in the Western hemisphere and it is the largest commercial use office building in the United States. The Skydeck, located on the 103rd floor is an observation deck.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/10/2019

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