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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 LandmarksDenver Millennium Bridge - Denver, CO

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Denver's Millennium Bridge allowing pedestrians to cross the lightrail-railroad yard

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/26/2008

last visited: 4/21/2014

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Engineering LandmarksConde B. McCullough Memorial Bridge - North Bend, OR

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This 5,305-foot steel cantilever truss bridge, desigend by master bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough, was the longest structure on Oregon’s highway system when constructed in 1936. It spans the entrance to Coos Bay, carrying U.S. Hwy. 101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: 6/12/2019

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Engineering LandmarksDetroit Windsor Tunnel - Detroit, MI

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The Detroit side

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 1/20/2008

last visited: 8/4/2014

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Engineering LandmarksThe Menai Suspension Bridge, Porthaethwy, Ynys Môn, Wales

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An impressive suspension bridge, Porthaethwy, Ynys Môn, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 4/7/2011

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Engineering LandmarksAtlantic Coast Line Steam Locomotive #1504 - Jacksonville, FL

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Atlantic Coast Line Steam Locomotive #1504 (type 4-6-2A) is located outside the Prime Osborne Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 1/2/2008

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Engineering LandmarksToyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky - Georgetown, KY

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Toyota's Georgetown plant began production in 1988 and is Toyota's largest production facility in North America. About 500,000 vehicles and nearly 400,000 engines are produced here per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/19/2007

last visited: 6/21/2010

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Engineering LandmarksLouisville and Portland Canal Locks & Dam, Louisville

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The original canal and locks constructed at this site in the first half of the 19th century were responsible for permanently changing navigation on the Ohio River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: none listed yet

date approved: 12/19/2007

last visited: 8/29/2015

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Engineering LandmarksArmco Steel Corporation - Ashland, KY

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Armco Steel Corporation, now known as AK Steel was added to the ASM list in 1975 as the First Continuous Sheet Rolling Mill. The Mill is still in operation but much of their production went to the plant in Ohio in the 1980's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 6/21/2010

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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

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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

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Engineering LandmarksSt Andrews Lock and Dam, Lockport MB

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The dam is notable for the use of the “Camere” system. The only known use of this type of dam technology outside Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 12/6/2007

last visited: 11/11/2019

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Engineering LandmarksHughes Flying Boat - McMinnville, Oregon

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#219 Howard Hughes Flying Boat, HK-1 (1947) ASME

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: 9/1/2020

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Engineering LandmarksThe Boston Subway (Park St to Boylston St) - Boston, MA

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The subway from the Park Street Station to the Boylston Street Station along the MBTA Green Line is the oldest subway in the United States, and is an ASCE Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2007

last visited: 4/16/2018

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Engineering LandmarksDuck Creek Aqueduct, Metamora, IN

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This structure allowed the Whitewater Canal to pass over the Duck Creek and is a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow

location: Indiana

date approved: 11/11/2007

last visited: 7/5/2019

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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 LandmarksThe Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire UK

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This World Heritage Site managed by English Heritage is set in a beautiful wooded valley in the heart of the Shropshire Countryside in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 5/24/2019

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Engineering LandmarksCity Plan of Savannah, Georgia

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Commemorated by this plaque in Johnson Square, the Savannah city plan, whose execution began in 1733, is the oldest city plan in the United States to use a repetitive modular grid with mixed residential blocks and multi-purpose public areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/13/2007

last visited: 3/25/2019

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Engineering LandmarksNavajo Bridge

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A bridge over a portion of the Grand Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/13/2007

last visited: 10/12/2020

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Engineering LandmarksHoover Dam - Boulder City, NV

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A plaque proclaiming Hoover Dam a National Engineering Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/12/2007

last visited: 6/23/2018

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Engineering LandmarksMullan Road - Fort Benton, Montana to Walla Walla, Washington

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This road, surveyed between 1853 and 1854 and constructed between 1858 and 1862, was the first major engineered highway in the Pacific Northwest. Its 624 miles connected the Missouri River Basin to the Columbia River Basin, thereby greatly accelerating the development of the Northwest as an integral part of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Idaho

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 7/4/2012

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Engineering LandmarksAcueducto de Segovia

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A plaque from the American Society of Engineers commemorates the Ancient Roman Aquaduct of Segovia. It is located next to the tourist office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 9/17/2007

last visited: 8/25/2020

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Engineering LandmarksOntonagon River Middle Branch Bridge

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This ASCE Michigan Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Bridge was completed in 1929 and can be found when you visit Agate Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Archived2012

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: 8/20/2018

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Engineering LandmarksFirst Intelligible Voice Transmission Over Electric Wire, 1876

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This marks the location where Alexander Bell and Thomas Watson transmitted the first human voice over electric wires, and marked the beginning of the telephone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/11/2007

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksGoing-to-the-Sun Road - Glacier National Park

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Historic road passing across Glacier National Park and listed as a National Historic Landmark and an American Society of Civil Engineers Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Montana

date approved: 9/10/2007

last visited: 9/6/2019

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Engineering LandmarksBunker Hill Covered Bridge - Catawba County, NC

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Designated as a National Civil Engineering Landmark in 2001, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge is the only remaining example in wood of the Improved Lattice Truss patented by General Herman Haupt.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/4/2007

last visited: 9/15/2007

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