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Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Index - Listed by Category

 

 Aviation
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Blimp Hangars 1942-1943 Tustin California United States
  Brooks AFB, Old Hanger 9  1819 San Antonio Texas United States
  Cleveland Hopkins Airport  1925 Cleveland Ohio United States
  Goodyear Airdock  1929 Akron Ohio United States
  Newark Airport  1928 Newark New Jersey United States

   

 

 Bridges
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Alvord Lake Bridge  1889 San Francisco California United States
  Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge  1911 Kansas City Missouri United States
  Bailey Island Bridge  1928 Harpswell Maine United States
  Bayonne Bridge  1931 Bayonne to Staten Island New Jersey to New York United States
  Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge  1855 Oroville California United States
  Blenheim Bridge  1855 North Blenheim New York United States
  Bollman Truss Bridge  1852 Savage Maryland United States
  Bridgeport Covered Bridge  1862 Nevada County California United States
  Bridges of Keeseville   1728-1821  Keeseville New York United States
Bridges of Niagara 1848- Present Niagara Falls New York - Ontario United States-Canada
  Brooklyn Bridge  1883 New York New York United States
  Bunker Hill Covered Bridge  1894  Catawba County North Carolina United States
  Canton Viaduct  1835 Canton Massachusetts United States
  Carrollton Viaduct  1829 Baltimore Maryland United States
  Choate Bridge  1764  Ipswich Massachusetts United States
  Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge   1929-1930 Columbia to Wrightsville Pennsylvania United States
  Conwy Suspension Bridge  1826 North Wales   United Kingdom
  Conwy Tubular Bridge  1848 North Wales   United Kingdom
  Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge  1866 Cornish to Windsor New Hampshire to Vermont United States
  Courtland Street Drawbridge  1902 Chicago Illinois United States
  Craigellachie Bridge  1814 Craigellachie   Scotland
  Dunlap's Creek Bridge  1838 Brownsville Pennsylvania United States
  Eads Bridge  1874 St. Louis Missouri United States
 Fink Deck Truss Bridge 1870 Lynchburg Virginia United States
  Fink Through Truss Bridge  1858 Hamden New Jersey United States
  Firth of Forth Railway Bridge  1890 Queensferry   Scotland
  Five Stone Arch Bridges   1830's-1860's Hillsborough New Hampshire United States
  Frankford Avenue Bridge  1697 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
  George Washington Bridge  1931 New York New York United States
  Golden Gate Bridge  1937  San Francisco to Marin County California United States
  High Bridge   1876-1877  Jessamine and Mercer Counties Kentucky United States
 Huey P. Long Bridge 1935 Jefferson Parish Louisiana United States
  Iron Bridge  1779  Coalbrookdale-Ironbridge   England
  John A. Roebling Bridge  1866 Covington Kentucky United States
  Kinzua Railway Viaduct  1882 McKean County Pennsylvania United States
 Lacy V. Murrow Bridge and
Mount Baker Ridge Tunnels
1940 King County Washington United States
 Mackinac Bridge  1954-1957 Straits of Mackinac Michigan United States
  Manhattan Bridge  1909 New York New York United States
 Menai Suspension Bridge 1826 North Wales   United Kingdom
  Missouri River Bridge   1920-1927  Missouri River South Dakota United States
  Morison's Memphis Bridge   1888-1892 Memphis Tennessee United States
  Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge  1864  North Andover  Massachusetts United States
  Navajo Bridge  1929  Coconino County Arizona United States
  Northampton Street Bridge  1896  Easton to Phillipsburg  Pennsylvania to New Jersey United States
  North Pacific High Line Bridge No. 64  1908 Valley City North Dakota United States
  Old Wisla Bridge   1850-1857   Tczew   Poland
  Ponte Maria Pia Bridge  1877  Oporto    Portugal
  Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge   1886-1889 Pougghkeepsie New York United States
  Quebec Bridge  1917 Quebec City Quebec Canada
  Queensboro Bridge  1909 New York City New York United States
  Rockville Stone Arch Bridge  1902 Rockville Pennsylvania United States
  Rogue River Bridge   1930-1931  Gold Beach Oregon United States
  Salginatobel Bridge  1930  Schiers  Graubunden Switzerland
  San Franciso-Oakland Bay Bridge   1933-1936  San Francisco to Oakland California United States
  Second Street Bridge  1886  Allegan Michigan United States
  Seventh Street Improvement Arches   1883-1884 St. Paul Minnesota United States
 Sewall's Bridge  1761 York Maine United States
  Smithfield Street Bridge  1883 Pittsburg Pennsylvania United States
  Starrucca Viaduct  1848  Lanesboro Pennsylvania United States
 Stone Arch Brige of Burlington
Northern Railroad
 1882-1883   Minneapolis Minnesota United States
  Sydney Harbour Bridge  1922 Sydney  New South Wales  Australia
Tacoma Narrows Bridges 1940 and 1950 Tacoma Washington United States
 Thomas Viaduct Railroad Bridge 1835  Elkridge and Relay  Maryland United States
  Triborough Bridge Project   1929-1936  New York New York United States
  Tunkhannock Viaduct   1912-1915  Nicholson Pennsylvania United States
  Viaducto Del Malleco  1890  Collipulli   Chile
  Victoria Falls Bridge  1905  Zambezi River    Zimbabwe & Zambia
  Waldo-Hancock Suspension Bridge  1931 Bucksport Maine United States
  Walnut Street Bridge  1890 Harrisburg Pennsylvania United States
  Wheeling Suspension Bridge   1849-1856 Wheeling West Virginia United States
  Whipple Truss Bridge  1855  Schenectady  New York United States
  White River Concrete Arch Bridge  1930 Cotter  Arkansas United States
  Williamsburg Bridge  1903 New York City New York United States
  Zhaozhou Bridge (or Anji)   595-605   Zhao County  Hebei Province  China

  

 

 Buildings
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Atlantic City Municipal
Convention Hall
 
 1926-1929 Atlantic City New Jersey United States
  Castillo De San Marcos   1672-1695  St. Augustine Florida United States
  Dorton Arena  1952  Raleigh North Carolina United States
  Hagia Sophia   532-537  Istanbul   Turkey
  Hwaseong Fortress  1796  Suwon  Kyeonggi-do  Republic of Korea
  Ingalls Building   1902-1903   Cincinnati Ohio United States
  Kamehameha V Post Office Building  1871  Honolulu Hawaii United States
  Kavanagh Building  1835  Buenos Aires    Argentina
 Marshall Building 1906 Milwaukee Wisconsin United States
  Mormon Tabernacle   1867 Salt Lake City Utah United States
Philadelphia City Hall 1901 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
  Tennessee State Capitol   1845-1877 Nashville Tennessee United States
  Texas Commerce Bank Building  1929 Houston Texas United States
  U.S. Capitol    1793-1800 Washington District of Columbia United States
 Utica Memorail Auditorium 1959 Utica New York United States
  Ward House   1873-1876  Rye New York United States
  West Baden Springs Hotel  1901  West Baden  Indiana United States

   

 

 Dams
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Ascutney Mill Dam 1834 Windsor Vermont United States
  Belle Fourche Dam  1911  Butte and Mead Counties South Dakota United States
  Buffalo Bill Dam   1904-1910  Cody Wyoming United States
 Cheesman Dam 1905 Denver Colorado United States
  Denison Dam  1943 Denison Texas United States
  Druid Lake Dam  1871 Baltimore Maryland United States
  Elephant Butte Dam  1916  Truth or Consequences New Mexico United States
  Fort Peck Dam   1933-1940  Fort Peck Montana United States
  Grand Coulee Dam   1934-1941  Grand Coulee Washington United States
  Hoover Dam   1931-1935  Boulder City Nevada United States
  Kentucky Dam   1938-1944 Gilbertsville Kentucky United States
  Norris Dam  1936 Norris Tennessee United States
  Sweetwater Dam  1888 Spring Valley California United States
  Woodhead Dam   1893-1897 Cape Town   South Africa
  Zuiderzee Enclosure Dam  1932  Zaandam  Noord-Holland  The Netherlands

  

 

 Other Structures
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Roundhouse
& Shop Complex
1842-1850s Martinsburg West Virginia United States
  Eiffel Tower  1889 Paris   France
 Guayabo Ceremonial Center  300 BC - AD 1400 Turrialba    Costa Rica
 Iron Building of the U.S. Army Arsenal 1859 Watervliet New York United States
 Peavy-Haglin Concrete Grain Elevator 1900 Minneapolis Minnesota United States
 Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage
Facility
1940-1943 Honolulu Hawaii United States
 San Jacinto Monument 1936-1939 Houston Texas United States
  Statue of Liberty  1866 New York New York United States
 Titan Crane 1906-1907 Clydebank   Scotland
 Washington Monument 1848-1885 Washington District of
Columbia
United States

   

 

 Power Generation
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Bonneville Dam, Columbia River
Power and Navigation System
 
 1933-1937    Throughout Oregon United States
 Folsom Hydroelectric Power System 1895 Folsom California United States
  Great Falls Raceway
and Power System
 
 1792-1864  Paterson New Jersey United States
  Handford B Reactor  1944 Richland Washington United States
  Keokuk Dam & Power Plant Project  1913  Keokuk Iowa United States
  Lowell Waterpower System   1823-1880  Lowell Massachusetts United States
  Pelton Impulse Water Wheel  1878  Camptonville  California United States
 Rocky River Pumped Storage
Hydraulic Plant
 1926-1929 New Milford Connecticut United States
  Sault Ste. Marie Hydroelectric
Power Complex
 
 1898-1902  Sault Ste. Marie Michigan United States
  Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme   1925-1929 Shannon   Ireland
  Snoqualmie Falls Cavity
Generating Station
 
 1898-1899 Snoqualmie Washington United States
  Snowy Mountains Hydo-electric
Scheme
 
 1947-1972  New South Wales   Austraila
  Vulcan Street Plant  1882 Appleton Wisconsin United States

   

 

 Research & Educational Development
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees 1747 Paris   France
 Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1910 Bethlehem Pennsylvania United States
 Hydraulics Laboratory at the University of Iowa 1919  Iowa City  Iowa  United States
 Lawrence Experimental Station 1866 Lawrence Massachusetts United States
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1824 Troy New York United States
 Site of the Founding Meeting of ASCE on
November 5, 1852
1852 New York New York United States
  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterway
Experiment Station
 
1929 Vicksburg Mississippi United States
 United States Military Academy at West Point 1802 West Point New York United States
 Watertown Arsenal 1816 Watertown Massachusetts United States

  

 

 Roads & Rails
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Alaska Highway 1942  Dawson Creek to Delta Junction  British Columbia to Alaska Canada & United States
  Allegheny Portage Railroad  1834  Hollidaysburg to Johnstown Pennsylvania United States
  Arroyo Seco Parkway  1940  Pasadena to Los Angeles California United States
  Blue Ridge Parkway   1935-1937  Waynesboro to Cherokee Virginia to North Carolina United States
  Boston Subway  1897 Boston Massachusetts United States
  Central Pacific Railroad   1863-1869   Sacramento to Promontory California to Utah United States
 Charleston-Hamburg Railroad 1833  Charleston to Hamburg South Carolina United States
  Columbia (Old) River Scenic
Highway
 
 1913-1922  Multnomah, Hood River, and Wasco counties Oregon United States
Grand Central Terminal 1913 New York New York United States
  Cumbres and Toltec Scenic
Railway
 
 1877-1880  Antonito to Chama  Colorado to New Mexico United States
  Dublin-Belfast Rail Link   1842-1855 Dublin to Belfast    Republic of Ireland
to Northern Ireland
  Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge
Branch of the Denver & Rio
Grande Western Railroad
 
1862  Durango to Silverton Colorado United States
  El Camino Real - Eastern Branch   16th century San Antonio Texas United States
  El Camino Real - The Royal Road  1519 Santa Fe New Mexico United States
  First Concrete Pavement  1893  Bellefontaine Ohio United States
  First New York Subway   1900-1904 New York New York United States
  Going -To-The-Sun Road   1919-1932  Flathead and Glacier Counties Montana United States
  Granite Railway  1826  Quincy and Milton Massachusetts United States
  Great Western Railway   1835-1841  Bristol   England
  Horseshoe Curve-Pennsylvania
RR Crossing Alleghany Mountains
 
 1847-1854 Altoona Pennsylvania United States
  Joining of the Rails -
Transcontinental Railroad
 
1869  Promontory Utah United States
 King's Road 1775  St. Augustine to Ft. Barrington Florida to Georgia United States
 Lake Moeris Quarry Road  26th-22nd
Centuries BC
 Gebel el Qatani to Qasr El - Sagha  Egypt United States
  Maine Turnpike  1947  Kittery to Portland Maine United States
  Mount Washington Cog Railway  1869 Mt. Washington New Hampshire United States
  Mullan Road  1860 Walla Walla to Fort Benton Washington to Montana United States
  National Road   1811-1839  Cumberland to Vidalia Maryland to Illinois United States
  North Island Main Trunk Railway   1885-1908  Wellington to Auckland   New Zealand
  Pennsylvania Tunpike (Old Section)  1940 Harrisburg to Pittsburg Pennsylvania United States
  Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line   1874-1876 Keene California United States
 Union Station 1892-1894 St. Louis Missouri United States
  White Pass and Yukon Railroad  1900  Skagway to Whitehorse  Alaska to Yukon Territory United States & Canada

   

 

 Surveys & Maps
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
 Borden Base Line 1831 Hatfield & South Deerfield Massachusetts United States
 City Plan of Philadelphia 1682 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
 City Plan of Savannah 1733  Savannah  Georgia  United States
 Cranetown Triangulation Site 1817 Montclair New Jersey United States
 Ellicott Stone 1799 Mobile County Alabama United States
 International Boundary Marker 1855 El Paso Texas United States
  Kansas City Park and Boulevard System  1915 Kansas City Missouri United States
Mason-Dixon Line 1763-1767   Maryland & Pennsylvania United States
 Point of Beginning, U.S. Public Lands 1785 East Liverpool Ohio United States
 Royal Colonial Boundary of 1665 1728-1821 Middlesboro Kentucky United States
 Vancouver's Mapping of the West Coast
of North America
1791-1795     Canada, Mexico
& United States

 

 

 Tunnels
 Name  Built    Location  Region/State  Country
  Crozet's Blue Ridge Tunnel  1858  Waynesboro Virginia United States
  Detroit-Windsor Tunnel  1928-1930  Detroit to Windsor  Michigan to Ontario United States to Canada
  Gunnison Tunnel  1909 Montrose Colorado United States
  Holland Tunnel   1920-1927   New York to New Jersey United States
  Hoosac Tunnel    1855-1876  North Adams Massachusetts United States
  Hudson and Manhattan
Railroad Tunnel
 
1908  New York City to Hoboken New York to New Jersey United States
  Moffat Tunnel  1927 Denver Colorado United States
  Montgomery Bell's Tunnel  1818  Cheatham County  Tennessee United States
  St. Clair Tunnel   1888-1891   Port Huron to Sarnia  Michigan to Ontario United States to Canada
  Stevens Pass Railroad Tunnels   1897-1929 Stevens Pass Washington United States
  Thames Tunnel   1825-1843 London   England
  Union Canal Tunnel  1827  Lebanon Pennsylvania United States
 Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel
and Highway
1930 Washington County Utah United States

  

 

 Urban Planning
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Machu Picchu AD 1450-AD 1540 Machu Picchu   Peru

 

 

 Water Supply & Control
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Acequias of San Antonio   1718-1744 San Antonio Texas United States
  Acquedotto Traiano-Paolo   109-110 Rome Lazio Italy
  Acueduto de Queretaro  1726-1738  Queretaro City   Mexico
  Acueduto de Segovia   First century AD  Segovia  Castile and Leon Spain
  Bethlehem Waterworks  1755 Bethlehem Pennsylvania United States
  Cabin John Aqueduct   1857-1862  Cabin John Maryland United States
  Cedar Falls Water Supply  1902-1905 Seattle Washington United States
 Chain of Rocks Water
Purification Plant
 1886-1915 St. Louis Missouri United States
  Charles River Basin Project  1910 Boston Massachusetts United States
  Chesbrough's Chicago Water
Supply System
 
 1864-1869  Chicago Illinois United States
  Colorado River Aqueduct   1933-1941   Arizon to California United States
  Croton Water Supply Systems   1837-1842 New York New York United States
 East Maui Irrigation System  1876-1923 East Maui Hawaii United States
 Embudo, New Mexico Stream
Gauging Station
1888  Embudo New Mexico United States
 First Owens River-Los Angeles
Aqueduct
1907-1913 Mono County to Los Angeles California United States
  Galveston Seawall and
Grade Raising Project
 
 1904 & 1911  Galveston Island Texas United States
  Goldfields Water Supply   1895-1903  Kalgoorlie  Western Australia  Australia
 Hohokam Canal System AD 600-AD 1450 Phoenix Arizona United States
 Ifugao Rice Terraces B.C. 100 Banaue   Philippines
  Louisville Waterworks   1857-1912  Louisville Kentucky United States
  Marlette Lake Water System   1873-1887 Virginia City Nevada United States
 McNeill Street Pumping Station 1887  Shreveport Louisiana United States
 Miami Conservancy District  1918-1922  Dayton Ohio United States
 Milwaukee Metropolitan
Sewage Treatment Plant
 1919-1925  Milwaukee Wisconsin United States
 Petra 5th Century B.C.E.
-5th Century A.D.
    Jordan
  Philadelphia Municipal Water
Supply
 
 1799-1801  Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States
  Prehistoric Mesa Verde
Reservoirs
 
 AD 750-AD 1180  Mesa Verde National Park  Colorado United States
Reversal of the Chicago River 1892-1900 Chicago Illinois United States
 River des Peres Sewage
& Drainage Works
 1924-1931  St. Louis Missouri United States
Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct 1848   Pennsylvania to New York United States
  San Antonio River Walk
& Flood Control
 
 1929-1941 San Antonio Texas United States
  Theodore Roosevelt Dam
and Salt River Project
 
1911  Gila and Maricopa Counties Arizona United States
  Tipon   A.D. 1200-1534  Tipon   Peru

  

 

 Water Transportation
 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country
  Caledonian Canal   1804-1822   Inverness-shire   Scotland
  Canal Locks of the
Potowmack Canal
 
 1802-1828  Great Falls Virginia United States
  Cape Cod Canal   1909-1914  Barnstable County Massachusetts United States
  Cape Hatteras Lighthouse  1870 Cape Hatteras North Carolina United States
  Chesapeake & Delaware Canal  1829  Baltimore to Philadelphia Maryland to
Pennsylvania
United States
  Davis Island Lock & Dam   1878-1885 Pittsburg Pennsylvania United States
  Dismal Swamp Canal    1793-1805   Virginia to North
Carolina
United States
Duck Creek Aqueduct
 
1847   Metamora Indiana United States
 Eads South Pass
Navigation Works
 1875-1879 New Orleans Louisiana United States
  Eddystone Lighthouse   1698-1882  Plymouth   England
  Erie Canal  1825  Albany to Buffalo New York United States
 Flight of Five Locks 1915 Waterford New York United States
  Forth & Clyde Canal    1768-1790  Forth to Bowling on the Clyde   Scotland
  Gota Canal   1810-1832  Gothenburg   Sweden
  Houston Ship Channel  1914 Houston Texas United States
  Hydraulic-Inclined Plane
System of the Morris Canal
 
 1824-1836   Phillipsburg to Newark Bay New Jersey United States
  Lake Washington Ship Canal
& Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
 
1917 Seattle Washington United States
  Louisville and Portland Canal
Locks & Dam
 
1830 Louisville Kentucky United States
  Middlesex Canal   1803-1853  Lowell to Charlestown Massachusetts United States
  Minot's Ledge Lighthouse   1855-1860  Cohasset  Massachusetts United States
  Muskingum River Navigation System  1841 Zanesville Ohio United States
 New Castle Ice Harbor 1795 New Castle Delaware United States
  Ohio Canal System   1825-1845    Ohio United States
  Old Cape Henry Lighthouse  1792 Virginia Beach Virginia United States
  Panama Canal   1904-1914   Colon City to Panama City   Panama
  Portland Head Light  1790 Cape Elizabeth Maine United States
 Portland Observatory 1807 Portland Maine United States
  Potowmack Canal and Locks   1785-1802 Great Falls Virginia United States
  Suez Canal   1859-1869   Ismailia   Egypt