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Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Index

 

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 Name  Built  Location  Region/State  Country  Category
  A           
 Acequias of San Antonio 1718-1744 San Antonio Texas United States water supply & control
 Acquedotto Traiano-Paolo 109-110 Rome         Lazio Italy water supply & control
 Acueducto de Queretaro 1726-1738 Queretaro City   Mexico water supply & control
 Acueducto de Segovia First century AD Segovia Castile and Leon Spain water supply & control
 Alaska Highway 1942  Dawson Creek to Delta Junction British Columbia to Alaska Canada & United States roads & rails
 Allegheny Portage Railroad 1834 Hollidaysburg to Johnstown Pennsylvania  United States roads & rails
 Alvord Lake Bridge 1889  San Francisco California United States bridges
 Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge 1911 Kansas City Missouri United States bridges
 Arroyo Seco Parkway 1940 Pasadena to Los Angeles California United States roads & rails
 Ascutney Mill Dam 1834 Windsor Vermont United States dams
 Atlantic City Municipal
Convention Hall
1926-1929 Atlantic City New Jersey United States buildings
  B           
 Bailey Island Bridge 1928 Harpswell Maine United States bridges
 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Roundhouse and Shop Complex
1842 - 1850's Martinsburg West Virginia United States Other structures
 Bayonne Bridge 1931 Bayonne to Staten Island New Jersey to New York United States bridges
 Belle Fourche Dam 1911 Butte and Mead Counties South Dakota United States dams
 Bethlehem Waterworks 1755 Bethlehem Pennsylvania United States water supply & control
 Bidwell Bar Suspension Bridge 1855 Oroville California United States bridges
 Blenheim Bridge (destroyed in 2011 by hurricane) 1855 North Blenheim New York United States bridges
 Blimp Hangars 1942-1943  Tustin California United States aviation
 Blue Ridge Parkway 1935-1937 Waynesboro to Cherokee Virginia to North Carolina United States roads & rails
 Bollman Truss Bridge 1852 Savage Maryland United States bridges
 Bonneville Dam, Columbia River Power and Navigation System 1933-1937    Throughout Oregon  United States power generation
 Borden Base Line 1831 Hatfield and South Deerfield Massachusetts United States surveys & maps 
 Boston Subway 1897 Boston Massachusetts United States roads & rails
 Bridgeport Covered Bridge 1862 Nevada County California United States bridges
 Bridges of Keeseville 1843-1888 Keeseville New York United States bridges
Bridges of Niagara 1848-Present Niagara Falls New York-Ontario United States-Canada bridges
 Brooklyn Bridge 1883 New York New York United States bridges
 Brooks AFB, Old Hanger 9 1918 San Antonio Texas United States aviation
 Buffalo Bill Dam 1904-1910  Cody Wyoming United States dams
 Bunker Hill Covered Bridge 1894 Catawba County North Carolina United States bridges
  C           
 Cabin John Aqueduct 1857-1862  Cabin John Maryland United States water supply & control
 Caledonian Canal 1804-1822  Inverness-shire   Scotland water transportation
 Canal Locks of the Potowmack Canal 1802-1828  Great Falls Virginia United States water transportation
 Canton Viaduct 1835 Canton Massachusetts United States bridges
 Cape Cod Canal 1909-1914 Barnstable County Massachusetts United States water transportation
 Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 1870  Cape Hatteras North Carolina United States water transportation
 Carrollton Viaduct 1829 Baltimore Maryland United States bridges
 Castillo De San Marcos 1672-1695 St. Augustine Florida United States buildings
 Cedar Falls Water Supply 1902-1905  Seattle Washington United States water supply & control
 Central Pacific Railroad 1863-1869  Sacramento to Promontory California to Utah United States roads & rails
 Chain of Rocks Water
Purification Plant
1886-1915 St. Louis Missouri United States water supply & control
 Charles River Basin Project 1910 Boston Massachusetts United States water supply & control
 Charleston-Hamburg Railroad 1833 Charleston to Hamburg South Carolina United States roads & rails
 Cheesman Dam 1905 Denver Colorado United States dams
 Chesapeake & Delaware Canal 1829 Baltimore to Philadelphia Maryland to Pennsylvania United States water transportation
 Chesbrough's Chicago Water
Supply System
1864-1869  Chicago Illinois United States water supply & control
 Choate Bridge 1764 Ipswich Massachusetts United States bridges
 City Plan of Philadelphia 1682 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States surveys & maps
 City Plan of Savannah 1733 Savannah Georgia United States surveys & maps
 Cleveland Hopkins Airport 1925 Cleveland Ohio United States aviation
 Colorado River Aqueduct 1933-1941   Arizona to California United States water supply & control
 Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge 1929-1930 Columbia to Wrightsville Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Columbia (Old) River Scenic Highway 1913-1922 Multnomah, Hood River, and Wasco counties Oregon United States roads & rails
 Conwy Suspension Bridge 1826 North Wales   United Kingdom bridges
 Conwy Tubular Bridge 1848 North Wales   United Kingdom bridges
 Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge 1866 Cornish to Windsor New Hampshire to Vermont United States bridges
 Cortland Street Drawbridge 1902 Chicago Illinois United States bridges
 Craigellachie Bridge 1814 Craigellachie   Scotland bridges
 Cranetown Triangulation Site 1817 Montclair New Jersey United States surveys & maps 
 Croton Water Supply Systems 1837-1842 New York New York United States water supply & control
 Crozet's Blue Ridge Tunnel 1858 Waynesboro Virginia United States tunnels
 Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railway 1877-1880 Antonito to Chama Colorado to New Mexico United States roads & rails
  D           
 Davis Island Lock & Dam 1878-1885 Pittsburg Pennsylvania United States water transportation
 Denison Dam 1943 Denison Texas United States dams
 Detroit-Windsor Tunnel 1928-1930  Detroit, Michigan to Windsor, Ontario   United States to Canada tunnels
 Dismal Swamp Canal 1793-1805   Virginia to North Carolina United States water transportation
 Dorton Arena 1952 Raleigh North Carolina United States buildings
 Druid Lake Dam 1871 Baltimore Maryland United States dams
 Dublin-Belfast Rail Link 1842-1855 Dublin to Belfast   Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland roads & rails
 Duck Creek Aqueduct 1847 Metamora Indiana United States water transportation
 Dunlap's Creek Bridge 1838 Brownsville Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad 1882 Durango to Silverton Colorado United States roads & rails
  E           
 Eads Bridge 1874 St. Louis Missouri United States bridges
 Eads South Pass Navigation Works 1875-1879 New Orleans Louisiana United States water transportation
 East Maui Irrigation System 1876-1923 East Maui Hawaii United States water supply & control
 Ecole Nationale Des Ponts
et Chaussees
1747 Paris   France research & educational development
 Eddystone Lighthouse 1698-1882  Plymouth   England water transportation
 Eiffel Tower 1889 Paris   France other structures
 El Camino Real -
Eastern Branch
16th century San Antonio Texas United States roads & rails
 El Camino Real -
The Royal Road
1519 Santa Fe New Mexico United States roads & rails
 Elephant Butte Dam 1916 Truth or Consequences New Mexico United States dams
 Ellicott Stone 1799 Mobile County Alabama United States surveys & maps 
 Embudo, New Mexico
Stream Gauging Station
1888 Embudo New Mexico United States water supply & control
 Erie Canal 1825 Albany to Buffalo New York United States water transportation
  F           
 Fink Deck Truss Bridge 1870 Lynchburg Virginia United States bridges
 Fink Through Truss Bridge 1858 Hamden New Jersey United States bridges
 First Concrete Pavement 1893 Bellefontaine Ohio United States roads & rails
 First New York Subway 1900-1904 New York New York United States roads & rails
 First Owens River-Los Angeles Aqueduct 1907-1913 Mono County to Los Angeles California United States water supply & control
 Firth of Forth Railway Bridge 1890 Queensferry   Scotland bridges
 Five Stone Arch Bridges 1830's-1860's Hillsborough New Hampshire United States bridges
 Flight of Five Locks 1915 Waterford New York United States water transportation
 Folsom Hydroelectric Power System 1895 Folsom California United States power generation
 Fort Peck Dam 1933-1940  Fort Peck Montana United States dams
 Forth & Clyde Canal 1768-1790 Forth to Bowling on the Clyde   Scotland water transportation
 Frankford Avenue Bridge 1697 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Fritz Engineering Laboratory 1910 Bethlehem Pennsylvania United States research & educational development
  G           
 Galveston Seawall and
Grade Raising Project

1904 & 1911

Galveston Island Texas United States water supply & control
 George Washington Bridge 1931 New York New York United States bridges
 Going-To-The-Sun Road 1919-1932 Flathead and Glacier Counties Montana United States roads & rails
 Golden Gate Bridge 1937 San Francisco to Marin County California United States bridges
 Goldfields Water Supply 1895-1903 Kalgoorlie Western Australia Australia water supply & control
 Goodyear Airdock 1929 Akron Ohio United States aviation
 Gota Canal 1810-1832 Gothenburg   Sweden water transportation
Grand Central Terminal 1913 New York New York United States roads & rails
Grand Coulee Dam
1934-1941  Grand Coulee Washington United States dams
 Granite Railway 1826 Quincy and Milton Massachusetts United States roads & rails
 Great Falls Raceway and
Power System
1792-1864  Paterson New Jersey United States power generation
 Great Western Railway 1835-1841  Bristol   England roads & rails
 Guayabo Ceremonial Center 300 BC - AD 1400 Turrialba    Costa Rica other structures
 Gunnison Tunnel 1909  Montrose Colorado United States tunnels
  H           
 Hagia Sophia 532-537 Istanbul   Turkey buildings
 Hanford B Reactor 1944 Richland Washington United States power generation
 High Bridge 1876-1877 Jessamine and Mercer Counties Kentucky United States bridges
 Hohokam Canal System AD 600-
AD 1450
Phoenix Arizona United States water supply & control
 Holland Tunnel 1920-1927   New York to New Jersey United States tunnels
 Hoosac Tunnel 1855-1876  North Adams Massachusetts United States tunnels
 Hoover Dam 1931-1935  Boulder City Nevada United States dams
 Horseshoe Curve-Pennsylvania RR Crossing Alleghany Mountains 1847-1854 Altoona Pennsylvania United States roads & rails
 Houston Ship Channel 1914 Houston Texas United States water transportation
 Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Tunnel 1908 New York City to Hoboken New York to New Jersey United States tunnels
 Huey P. Long Bridge 1935 Jefferson Parish Louisiana United States bridge
 Hwaseong Fortress 1796 Suwon Kyeonggi-do Republic of Korea buildings
 Hydraulic-Inclined Plane System of the Morris Canal 1824-1836  Phillipsburg to Newark Bay New Jersey United States water transportation
 Hydraulics Laboratory at
the University of Iowa
1919 Iowa City Iowa United States research & educational development
  I           
 Ifugao Rice Terraces BC 100 Banaue   Philippines water supply & control
 Ingalls Building 1902-1903  Cincinnati Ohio United States buildings
 International Boundary Marker 1855 El Paso Texas United States surveys & maps
 Iron Bridge 1779 Coalbrookdale-Ironbridge   England bridges
 Iron Building of the U.S. Army Arsenal 1859 Watervliet New York United States other structures
  J           
 John A. Roebling Bridge 1866 Covington Kentucky United States bridges
 Joining of the Rails - Transcontinental Railroad 1869 Promontory Utah United States roads & rails
  K           
 Kamehameha V Post Office Building 1871 Honolulu Hawaii United States buildings
 Kansas City Park and
Boulevard System
1915 Kansas City Missouri United States surveys & maps
 Kavanagh Building 1935 Buenos Aires   Argentina buildings
 Kentucky Dam 1938-1944 Gilbertsville Kentucky United States dams
 Keokuk Dam & Power Plant Project 1913 Keokuk Iowa United States power generation
 King's Road 1775 St. Augustine to Ft. Barrington Florida to  Georgia United States roads & rails
 Kinzua Railway Viaduct 1882 McKean County  Pennsylvania United States bridges
  L           
 Lacey V. Murrow Bridge and Mount Baker Ridge Tunnels 1940 King County Washington United Staes bridges
 Lake Moeris Quarry Road 26th - 22nd Centuries BC Gebel el Qatani to Qasr El - Sagha    Egypt roads & rails
 Lake Washington Ship Canal & Hiram M. Chittenden Locks 1917 Seattle Washington United States water transportation
 Lawrence Experiment Station 1866 Lawrence Massachusetts United States research & educational development
 Louisville and Portland Canal Locks & Dam 1830  Louisville Kentucky United States water transportation
 Louisville Waterworks 1857-1912 Louisville Kentucky United States water supply & control
 Lowell Waterpower System 1823-1880  Lowell Massachusetts United States power generation
  M           
 Machu Picchu AD 1450 - AD 1540 Machu Picchu    Peru urban development
 Mackinac Bridge 1954-1957 Straits of Mackinac Michigan United States bridges
 Maine Turnpike 1947 Kittery to Portland Maine United States roads & rails
 Manhattan Bridge 1909 New York New York United States bridges
 Marlette Lake Water System 1873-1887 Virginia City Nevada United States water supply & control
 Marshall Building 1906 Milwaukee Wisconsin United States buildings
 Mason-Dixon Line 1763-1767    Maryland & Pennsylvania United States surveys & maps 
 McNeill Street Pumping Station 1887 Shreveport Louisiana United States water supply & control
 Menai Suspension Bridge 1826 North Wales   United Kingdom bridges
 Miami Conservancy District 1918-1922  Dayton Ohio United States water supply & control
 Middlesex Canal 1803-1853 Lowell to Charlestown Massachusetts United States water transportation
 Milwaukee Metropolitan
Sewage Treatment Plant
1919-1925  Milwaukee Wisconsin United States water supply & control
 Minot's Ledge Lighthouse 1855-1860 Cohasset  Massachusetts United States water transportation
 Missouri River Bridges 1920-1927  Missouri River South Dakota United States bridges
 Moffat Tunnel 1927 Denver Colorado United States tunnels
 Montgomery Bell's Tunnel 1818 Cheatham County  Tennessee United States tunnels
 Morison's Memphis Bridge 1888-1892 Memphis Tennessee United States bridges
 Mormon Tabernacle 1867 Salt Lake City Utah United States buildings
 Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge 1864 North Andover  Massachusetts United States bridges
 Mount Washington Cog Railway 1869 Mt. Washington New Hampshire United States roads & rails
 Mullan Road 1860 Walla Walla to Fort Benton Washington to Montana United States roads & rails
 Muskingum River Navigation System 1841 Zanesville Ohio United States water transportation
  N           
 National Road 1811-1839 Cumberland to Vidalia Maryland to Illinois United States roads & rails
 Navajo Bridge 1929 Coconino County Arizona United States bridges
 Naval Drydocks at Boston
and Norfolk
1834 Charlestown and Portsmouth Massachusetts and  Virginia United States water transportation
 New Castle Ice Harbor 1795 New Castle Delaware United States water transportation
 Newark Airport 1928 Newark New Jersey United States aviation
 Norris Dam 1936 Norris Tennessee United States dams
 North Island Main Trunk Railway 1885-1908 Wellington to Auckland   New Zealand roads & rails
 Northampton Street Bridge 1896 Easton to Phillipsburg Pennsylvania to New Jersey United States bridges
 Northern Pacific High Line Bridge No. 64 1908 Valley City North Dakota United States bridges
  O           
 Ohio Canal System 1825-1845    Ohio United States water transportation
 Old Cape Henry Lighthouse 1792 Virginia Beach Virginia United States water transportation
 Old Wisla Bridge 1850-1857  Tczew    Poland bridges
  P           
 Panama Canal 1904-1914  Colon City to Panama City   Panama water transportation
 Peavey-Haglin Concrete
Grain Elevator
1900 Minneapolis Minnesota United States other structures
 Pelton Impulse Water Wheel 1878 Camptonville  California United States power generation
 Pennsylvania Turnpike
(Old Section)
1940 Harrisburg to Pittsburgh  Pennsylvania United States roads & rails
 Petra 5th Century B.C.E.-5th Century A.D.     Jordan water supply & control
 Philadelphia City Hall 1901 Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States buildings
 Philadelphia Municipal Water Supply 1799-1801  Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States water supply & control
 Point of Beginning, U.S. Public Lands 1785 East Liverpool Ohio United States surveys & maps 
 Ponte Maria Pia Bridge 1877 Oporto Portugal United States bridges
 Portland Head Light 1790 Cape Elizabeth Maine United States water transportation
 Portland Observatory 1807 Portland Maine United States water transportation
 Potowmack Canal and Locks 1785-1802 Great Falls Virginia United States water transportation
 Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge 1886-1889 Poughkeepsie  New York United States bridges
 Prehistoric Mesa Verde Reservoirs AD 750 - AD 1180 Mesa Verde National Park  Colorado United States water supply & control
  Q           
 Quebec Bridge 1917 Quebec City Quebec Canada bridges
 Queensboro Bridge 1909 New York City New York United States bridges
  R           
 Red Hill Underground Fuel
Storage Facility
1940-1943 Honolulu Hawaii United States other structures
 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1824 Troy New York United States research & educational development
 Reversal of the Chicago River 1892-1900 Chicago Illinois United States water supply & control
 River des Peres Sewage
& Drainage Works
1924-1931  St. Louis Missouri United States water supply & control
 Rockville Stone Arch Bridge 1902 Rockville Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Rocky River Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Plant 1926-1929 New Milford Connecticut United States power generation
 Roebling's Delaware Aqueduct 1848   Pennsylvania to New York United States water supply & control
 Rogue River Bridge 1930-1931  Gold Beach Oregon United States bridges
 Royal Colonial Boundary of 1665 1728-1821  Middlesboro Kentucky United States surveys & maps  
  S           
 Salginatobel Bridge 1930 Schiers Graubunden Switzerland bridges
 San Antonio River Walk
& Flood Control
1929-1941 San Antonio Texas United States water control & supply
 San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 1933-1936  San Francisco to Oakland California United States bridges
 San Jacinto Monument 1936-1939  Houston Texas United States other structures
 Sault Ste. Marie Hydroelectric
Power Complex
1898-1902  Sault Ste. Marie  Michigan United States power generation
 Second Street Bridge 1886 Allegan Michigan United States bridges
 Seventh Street Improvement Arches 1883-1884 St. Paul Minnesota United States bridges
 Sewall's Bridge 1761 York Maine United States bridges
 Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme 1925-1929 Shannon   Ireland power generation
 Site of the Founding Meeting of ASCE on November 5, 1852 1852 New York New York United States research & educational development
 Smithfield Street Bridge 1883 Pittsburg Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Snoqualmie Falls Cavity
Generating Station
1898-1899 Snoqualmie  Washington United States power generation
 Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme 1947-1972  New South Wales    Australia power generation
 St. Clair Tunnel 1888-1891  Port Huron to Sarnia Michigan to Ontario United States to Canada tunnels
 Starrucca Viaduct 1848 Lanesboro Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Statue of Liberty 1886 New York New York United States other structures
 Stevens Pass Railroad Tunnels 1897-1929 Stevens Pass Washington United States tunnels
 Stone Arch Bridge of Burlington Northern Railroad 1882-1883  Minneapolis Minnesota United States bridges
 Suez Canal 1859-1869  Ismailia   Egypt water transportation
 Sweetwater Dam 1888 Spring Valley California United States dams
 Sydney Harbour Bridge 1932  Sydney New South Wales  Australia bridges
  T           
Tacoma Narrows Bridges      1940 and 1950 Tacoma Washington United States bridges
 Tehachapi Pass Railroad Line 1874-1876 Keene California United States roads & rails
 Tennessee State Capitol 1845-1877 Nashville Tennessee United States buildings
 Texas Commerce Bank Building 1929 Houston Texas United States buildings
 Thames Tunnel 1825-1843 London   England tunnels
 Theodore Roosevelt Dam
and Salt River Project
1911 Gila and Maricopa Counties Arizona United States water supply & control
 Thomas Viaduct Railroad Bridge 1835 Elkridge and Relay  Maryland United States bridges
 Tipon A.D. 1200 - 1534  Tipon   Peru water supply & control
 Titan Crane 1907 Clydebank   Scotland other structure
 Triborough Bridge Project 1929-1936  New York New York United States bridges
 Tunkhannock Viaduct 1912-1915  Nicholson Pennsylvania United States bridges
  U           
 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station 1929 Vicksburg Mississippi United States research & educational development
 U.S. Capitol 1793-1800 Washington District of Columbia United States buildings
 Union Canal Tunnel 1827 Lebanon  Pennsylvania United States tunnels
 Union Station 1892-1894 St. Louis Missouri United States roads & rails
 United States Military
Academy-West Point
1802 West Point New York United States research & educational development
 Utica Memorial Auditorium 1959 Utica  New York United States buildings
  V           
 Vancouver's Mapping of the West Coast of North America 1791-1795     Canada, Mexico and United States surveys & maps 
 Viaducto Del Malleco 1890 Collipulli   Chile bridges
 Victoria Falls Bridge 1905 Zambezi River   Zimbabwe & Zambia bridges
 Vulcan Street Plant 1882 Appleton Wisconsin United States power generation
  W           
 Waldo-Hancock Suspension Bridge 1931 Bucksport Maine United States bridges
 Walnut Street Bridge 1890 Harrisburg Pennsylvania United States bridges
 Ward House 1873-1876  Rye New York United States buildings
 Washington Monument 1848-1885  Washington District of Columbia United States other structures
 Watertown Arsenal 1816 Watertown Massachusetts United States research & educational development
 West Baden Springs Hotel 1901 West Baden  Indiana United States buildings
 Wheeling Suspension Bridge 1849-1856 Wheeling West Virginia United States bridges
 Whipple Truss Bridge 1855 Schenectady  New York United States bridges
 White Pass and Yukon Railroad 1900 Skagway to Whitehorse Alaska to Yukon Territory United States & Canada roads & rails
 White River Concrete Arch Bridge 1930 Cotter Arkansas United States bridges
 Williamsburg Bridge 1903 New York City New York United States bridges
 Woodhead Dam 1893-1897 Cape Town   South Africa dams
  Z           
 Zhaozhou Bridge (or Anji) 595-605  Zhao County Hebei Province China bridges
 Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway 1930 Washington County Utah United States tunnels
 Zuiderzee Enclosure Dam 1932 Zaandam Noord-Holland The Netherlands dams