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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 LandmarksArts Building - Fredericton, NB

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Today the oldest university building in Canada still in use, the old Arts Building initially the first school of engineering in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksZion Mt. Carmel Tunnel & Highway - Springdale UT

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The Zion – Mount Carmel Highway is a 25-mile long road in Washington and Kane counties in southern Utah. Work began in 1927 on a total of 25 miles (40 km) of road, which was completed in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Utah

date approved: 2/27/2022

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAcueducto de Queretaro - Queretaro, Mexico

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This aqueduct is one of the landmarks of Queretaro which historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Querétaro, Mexico

date approved: 2/1/2022

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksPRR Stone Creek Bridge #1 - Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA

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The Old PRR Stone Creek Bridge is one of the few original PRR main line bridges still extant. It was built in 1850, when the railroad's first single track was laid through the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/7/2022

last visited: 1/8/2022

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Engineering LandmarksGöta Kanalen - Motala, Sweden

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The Göta Canal stretches from Sjötorp on the east side of Lake Vänern to Mem at Slätbaken. It is 190 km long and has a total of 58 locks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Östergötland, Sweden

date approved: 10/29/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTracel de Cap-Rouge - Cap-Rouge Trestle - Québec, Québec

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The tracel of Cap-Rouge is the first railway trestle of its type in Canada. Le tracel de Cap-Rouge est le premier viaduc ferroviaire à chevalets en importance au Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/22/2021

last visited: 4/5/2022

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Engineering LandmarksPennsylvania Turnpike-First Section -Irwin to Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike, the first section, Carlisle to Irwin 160 miles. Ground Broken October 27, 1938 - Opened October 1, 1940.The recognition plaque is posted in the Sidling Hill Travel Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/6/2021

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Engineering LandmarksBlackall Wool Scour, Blackall, QLD, Australia

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The last remaining operational woolscour in Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 9/4/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBroadway Extension at NW 50th - Oklahoma City, OK

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Accelerated bridge construction methods allowed this project to be completed with minimal disruption to traffic flow - in north Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksBlue Ridge Tunnel - Afton, Virginia

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Located in Afton, you can access from the east or west trailheads, both of which are near or off of Route 250.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/13/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWater tower, Barcaldine, Qld, Australia

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A steel water tank on a steel tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/30/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLongreach Powerhouse (former) , Qld, Australia

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The Longreach Powerhouse Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/28/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAngus L. Macdonald Bridge - Halifax, NS

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The first large suspension bridge in Halifax over Halifax Harbour, it was opened to traffic on April 2, 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksLethbridge Viaduct - Lethbridge, AB

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The High Level Bridge in Lethbridge is pretty much the king of railroad bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/2/2021

last visited: 9/23/2021

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Engineering LandmarksSchubenacadie Canal - Dartmouth, NS

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Beginning in 1826 a project involving hundreds of labourers (eventually) resulted in the construction of the Shubenacadie Canal from Halifax Harbour to the Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/1/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksTiger and Turtle Magic Mountain, Duisburg, NRW, Germany

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Tiger and Turtle – Magic Mountain ist eine einer Achterbahn nachempfundene Landmarke auf der Heinrich-Hildebrand-Höhe im Angerpark in Duisburg-Angerhausen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cpt. Feldi

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksMurray River Bridge, Barham , NSW, Australia

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A vertical lift bridge over the Murray River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksVoormalige spoorbrug NAM - Stieltjeskanaal, NL

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[NL] Bewaarde spoorbrug van de voormalige goederenlijn naar Schoonebeek. [EN] Preserved railway bridge from the former freight line to Schoonebeek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Boon

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 3/15/2021

last visited: 10/17/2021

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Engineering LandmarksPont Louis-Vicat - Souillac, Lot, FRA

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First modern use of rediscovered "Roman Cement" by Louis-Joseph Vicat in 1812 to build this bridge over the Dordogne at Souillac, Departément Lot in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 2/18/2021

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksRadio Telescope - Parkes , NSW, Australia

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The telescope featured in the movie "The Dish"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksUnion Arch Bridge - Cabin John, Maryland

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Arch Bridge located between Cabin John and Glen Echo Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: 5/2/2021

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Engineering LandmarksBlackfriars Bridge, London, Ontario

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This Civil Engineering Historic Site is located at the Blackfriars Bridge spanning the North Thames River in London, Ontario. The plaque is located on the concrete base of a monument to the bridge, just south of the eastern end of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BWJM

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: 7/13/2020

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Engineering LandmarksCanadian Klondyke Minining Company - Dredge No. 4 - Dawson, Yukon Territory

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This Civil Engineering Historic Site is located on Upper Bonanza Creek Road, 13 kilometres south of Dawson City, Yukon Territory. The plaque is located inside Dredge No. 4, also recognized as a Canadian National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksAlaska Highway - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

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This International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark plaque in relation to the Alaska Highway, is recognized as an historic civil engineering site by both the Canadian and American Society of Civil Engineering.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Engineering LandmarksWhite Pass and Yukon Railway - Carcross, Yukon Territory

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This engineering landmark plaque from the American and Canadian Society of Civil Engineers is located in front of the White Pass and Yukon Route Complex, on Dawson Charlie Street, in Carcross, Yukon Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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