Topic: History and Preservation

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Civil Engineering Almanac – Avery Brundage: Civil engineer of olympic stature

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the day civil engineer Avery Brundage begins his term on the IOC.

What’s your favorite ASCE Historic Civil Engineering Landmark?

With more than 200 to choose from, what's your favorite ASCE historic civil engineering landmark?

Civil Engineering Almanac – Ellis S. Chesbrough is born

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the birth of noted engineer Ellis Chesbrough.

Historic Washington, D.C., library gets a makeover

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library was transformed into a structure with vibrant multiuse spaces and a renovated rooftop that maximizes city views.

Michigan covered bridge replaced with nearly identical replica

Destroyed by arson in 2013, the 144-year-old Whites Bridge was replaced recently with a nearly identical replica.

The Victoria Falls Bridge holds its own against a natural wonder

Connecting Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls Bridge is a testament to man's ambition and outside-the-box thinking.

Unwind, relax (and learn) with these 2021 ASCE beach reads

The annual list of ASCE beach reads seeks to entertain and inform the discerning civil engineer vacationer.

Civil Engineering Almanac – The Lincoln Highway Association is established

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the establishing of the Lincoln Highway Association.

Civil Engineering Almanac – The 1969 Cuyahoga River fire

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the day the Cuyahoga River most famously caught fire.

Civil Engineering Almanac – First amusement park roller coaster in the US

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the opening of the first roller coaster in the United States was opened at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York.