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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 LandmarksConwy Suspension Bridge, Conwy, Wales

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Telford's Suspension Bridge over Afon Conwy, Conwy, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 5/25/2019

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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 LandmarksCape Hatteras Lighthouse, NC

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Located on the outer banks of North Carolina

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 6/29/2015

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Engineering LandmarksOld Columbia River Scenic Highway

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Stretching over 200 miles much of the original highway was destroyed in the 1950's. The coordinates lead you to an interpretive sign along the section of highway near Mosier Oregon that is now a bike and pedestrian trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 11/27/2020

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Engineering LandmarksCanton Viaduct - Canton, MA

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The Canton Viaduct, an ASCE Landmark, is one of two oldest stone arch railroad bridges in the United States still in mainline use. It now supports both Amtrak and MBTA passenger traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 10/1/2017

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Engineering LandmarksFourth Welland Canal - Southern Ontario

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The Fourth Welland Canal was proclaimed to be an "Outstanding Canadian Engineering Achievement" by the Engineering Institute of Canada in 1996

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2007

last visited: 1/4/2015

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Engineering LandmarksFirst Concrete Pavement - Bellefontaine, Ohio.

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Completed in 1891, the first concrete paved street in America still exists in downtown Bellefontaine, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/4/2020

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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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Engineering LandmarksColumbia River Scenic Highway, Oregon

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Columbia River Scenic Highway is an outstanding example of civil engineering. It blended seventy-four miles of roadways, tunnels, viaducts, and overlooks harmoniously into the natural environment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/26/2007

last visited: 11/27/2020

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Engineering LandmarksNational Museum of Naval Aviation - Pensacola, FL

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Many innovations achieved by U.S. aerospace engineering firms are exemplified in the National Museum of Naval Aviation museum's displays of more than 140 naval aircraft from 1911 to the present.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: Florida

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 4/3/2018

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Engineering LandmarksMackinac Bridge - Mackinaw City/St. Ignace, MI

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The world's longest suspension bridge between cable anchorages connects Michigan's Upper and Lower peninnsulas. The total length of the bridge is 5 miles, with the suspension anchorages separated by 1.6 miles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 7/30/2020

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Engineering LandmarksSquirrel Cage Jail - Council Bluffs, IA

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The Squirrel Cage Jail is a lazy-susan style building, where a hand crank turns the separate levels of the jail so only one door at a time is able to be unlocked.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 3/16/2020

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Engineering LandmarksBlimp Hangers - Tustin, California

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Two Blimp Hangers at the decommissioned Marine Corp Air Station Tustin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geobwong2k

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Engineering LandmarksDisneyland Monorail System - Anaheim, CA

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Opening in 1959, this monorail system is not only an internationally recognized Icon for Disneyland, it is also an integral part of the park's transportation system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 12/14/2017

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Engineering LandmarksRobbins & Lawrence Machine Shop - Windsor, VT

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Erected in 1846, this site is an example of 19th century American industrial architecture. In 1840-1860 the company designed and manufactured machine tools that accelerated the industrial revolution by improving the production of interchangable parts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Vermont

date approved: 7/5/2007

last visited: 9/7/2012

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Engineering LandmarksSnowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme, NSW, Australia

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The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme is one of the most complex integrated water and hydro-electric power schemes in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tealby

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: 12/30/2018

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Engineering LandmarksHydraulics Laboratory - U of IA - Iowa City, IA

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The oldest university based hydraulics laboratory in the USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Iowa

date approved: 7/1/2007

last visited: never

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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: 9/1/2018

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Engineering LandmarksCornish-Windsor Covered Bridge - Cornish,NH-Windsor, VT

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The 449.5 foot Cornish-Windsor Bridge spans the Connecticut River, between Cornish, NH and Windsor, VT. Built in 1866, with spans of 204 and 203 feet, this is the longest covered bridge in the U. S., and longest two-span covered bridge in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 6/20/2007

last visited: 9/12/2018

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Engineering LandmarksSan Jacinto Monument - La Porte, TX

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The tallest war memorial is in La Porte, TX near Houston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2007

last visited: 12/8/2019

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Engineering LandmarksGateway Arch - St. Louis, Missouri

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The Gateway Arch is a well known landmark located in downtown St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 1/3/2020

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Engineering LandmarksMaramec Iron Works - St. James, Missouri

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Iron furnace located in Maramec Springs Park south of St James, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 10/8/2011

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Engineering LandmarksPaddock Viaduct - Fort Worth, TX

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The first reinforced concrete arch bridge in the United States to use self-supporting reinforcing steel, this bridge crosses the Trinity River just north of the Tarrant County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2007

last visited: 5/26/2019

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Engineering LandmarksTacoma Narrows Bridge - Tacoma, Washington

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The original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in 1940 in high winds. It taught important lessons to the engineering community. The replacement bridge was constructed in 1950. A second bridge adjacent to the 1950's bridge opens in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 6/16/2007

last visited: 8/17/2019

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Engineering LandmarksUnion Station - St. Louis, Missouri

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St. Louis Union Station is considered by many experts to be the grandest and the most important railway edifice erected before the close of the 19th-century.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/15/2007

last visited: 10/14/2015

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