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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 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: never

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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: never

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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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Engineering LandmarksDelta Works - Oosterscheldekering- Westenschouwen/Kamperland (NL)

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The largest of the thirteen ambitious Delta Works series of dams and storm surge barriers, designed to protect the Netherlands from flooding from the North Sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/28/2019

last visited: 7/4/2020

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Engineering LandmarksLe pont d'aluminium d'Arvida - Arvida Aluminium Bridge - Saguenay, Québec

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Le pont d'aluminium d'Arvida, située sur la route du Pont, enjambe la rivière Saguenay et relie Jonquière à Saguenay. The Arvida Aluminium Bridge, located on the route du Pont, spans the Saguenay River and joins Jonquière to the City of Saguenay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksFleet Street Pumping Station, Ottawa, Station de Pompage de la rue Fleet - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Fleet Street Pumping Station, designed by architect Thomas Keefer, was Ottawa's first pumping station. La station de pompage de la rue Fleet, conçue par l'architecte Thomas Keefer, a été la première station de pompage à Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/7/2019

last visited: 1/25/2020

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Engineering LandmarksMalmsbury Railway Viaduct - Malmsbury, VIC, Australia

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A five arch viaduct over the Coliban River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/1/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBurton Farmers Gin - Burton, TX

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The Burton Farmers Gin still fires up its 125-horsepower Bessemer diesel engine and can produce 500-pound bales of cotton, allowing it to lay claim as the nation’s oldest cotton gin operating at its original location and with original components.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLithgow Blast Furnace - Lithgow, NSW, Australia

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The remains and ruins of a blast furnace

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBethanga Bridge - Bethanga, NSW, Australia

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A truss bridge over the Murray River between New South Wales and Victoria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/8/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMcKanes Falls Bridge - Lithgow, NSW, Australia

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A truss bridge over the Cox's River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 10/7/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksHuey P. Long Bridge - Jefferson, LA

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The Huey P. Long Bridge is a rail/Highway bridge spanning the Mississippi River in the Greater New Orleans area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMcNeill Street Pumping Station - Shreveport, LA

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The McNeill Street Station is not only an ASCE Landmark, but also a National Historic Landmark as the last steam pumping station in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksHume Dam - Lake Hume Village, NSW, Australia

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This circular plaque is on the New South Wales side of the earthern dam wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/15/2019

last visited: 9/24/2019

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Engineering LandmarksSkydance Bridge - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA

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Inspired by Oklahoma’s state bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher, Skydance bridge soars over Interstate 40. The bridge is a 380-foot-long pedestrian bridge with a 197-foot-tall sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/16/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTharwa Bridge, Tharwa, ACT, Australia

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An historic truss bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia

date approved: 2/9/2019

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksQueen Elizabeth Way - Hamilton, Ontario

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Canada's first freeway, a national engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksCanadian Southern Railway Kettle Creek Bridge - St. Thomas, Ontario

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This is the third large railway trestle to be built here

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWhite Pass and Yukon Railway - Skagway, AK

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The White Pass and Yukon Railway was built from 1898 to 1900 to transport gold miners from Skagway to the gold deposits in the Klondike in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: 6/6/2019

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Engineering LandmarksSiphon, Jeker/Canal Albert, Kanne, Riemst, Limburg, Belgium

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The river Jeker/Geer passing under the Canal Albert by sifon system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 9/24/2018

last visited: 5/10/2020

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