Historic sites

All of CSCE historic sites

Canadian Klondyke Mining Company Dredge No. 4

  Site Location: Lat.: 63° – 56’ – 36” N.; Long.: 139° – 20’ – 6” W. (GPS: 63.9433452, -139.3350078). From Whitehorse, take Yukon Highway 2 north 515 km towards Dawson City. Just before crossing the Klondike River, turn left (south) on Upper Bonanza Creek Road, and proceed 12.1 km to the dredge. Plaque Location: […]

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William Collector

  Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 30’ – 14” N.; Long.: 73° – 33’ – 8” W. (GPS: 45.5025678, -73.5562479). Pointe-à-Callière Museum (Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History), 350 Place Royale, Montreal, Quebec. Take Autoroute 720 Exit 6 and, after driving 1.1 km and merging onto Rue Saint-Antoine E, turn right (east) onto Rue Berri. […]

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White Pass and Yukon Railway

This International Civil Engineering Landmark is commemorated jointly by CSCE and ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). Site Location: Between Skagway, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Yukon. Plaque Location: There are two commemorative plaques: in Carcross, YT., and Skagway, AK. Carcross, YK.: Lat.: 60° – 9’ – 54”N.; Long.: 134° – 42’ – 22”W. (GPS: 60.1649717, -134.706196). […]

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Victoria Bridge

Victoria Bridge, Montreal, QC. Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 29’ – 29” N; Long.: 73° – 31’ – 48” W. (GPS: 45.4914604, -73.5301265). From the Trans-Canada Highway, Autoroute 40, take Autoroute 15 S/ Autoroute Décarie for 5.1 km. Take Exit 63E on the left for Autoroute 720 E/Autoroute Ville Marie toward Centre Ville. Proceed 5 […]

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Trent-Severn Waterway

Site Location: Lat.: 44° – 18’ – 27” N.; Long.: 78° – 18’ – 4” W. (GPS: 44.3075332, -78.3010501). From the Highway 7/Landsdowne Street intersection, travel 1.2 km west on Landsdowne Street and turn right (north) on Ashburnham Drive. Proceed 2.1 km: the canal and lift lock are on the left (west). Plaque Location: The […]

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Tracel de Cap-Rouge

Site Location: Lat.: 46° – 44’ – 53” N; Long.: 71° – 20’ – 59” W. (GPS: 46.7480842, -71.3496766). Take Exit 302 of Autoroute Félix Leclerc (40) to travel south on Route Jean-Gauvin: travelling eastbound, turn left (east) at the T-junction on Rue de l’Hétrière then take the first right (south) on Jean-Gauvin; travelling westbound, […]

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Town of Inuvik Infrastructure

Site Location: Lat.: 68° – 21’ – 42” N.; Long.: 133° – 43’ – 50” W. (GPS: 68.361667, -133.730556). At the north end of the Dempster Highway, km 736 (mi. 457). Plaque Location: The plaque is mounted on a pipe column in Chief Jim Koe Park, Inuvik. (GPS: 68.3564889, -133.7199569). From the Dempster Highway, turn […]

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Toronto Subway

  Site Location: Toronto Union Station: Lat.: 43° – 38’ – 43” N.; Long.: 79° – 22’ – 50” W. (GPS: 43.6452621,-79.3805536). Readily accessible by Via Rail or TTC subway. Plaque Location: The plaque is located in the Union Subway Station concourse. Description: The first 7.4 km (4.6 mi.) long segment of the Toronto subway […]

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St. John’s Water System

St. John’s Water System, St. John’s, NL. Site Location: Lat.: 47° – 36’ – 26” N; Long.: 52° – 46’ – 8” W. (GPS: 47.6072481, -52.7690077). Windsor Lake Water Treatment Plant: From Trans-Canada Highway 1, take Exit 47A, Portugal Cove Road/NL-40 N. Proceed 3.5 km and turn left (south east) on Airport Heights Drive, and […]

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St. Clair Tunnel

St. Clair Tunnel, Sarnia, ON. Site Location (East Portal): Lat: 42° – 57’ – 30” N.; Long: 82° – 24’ – 37” W. (GPS: 42.952794, -82.4138978). There is a good viewpoint near the intersection of St. Andrews and Shamrock Streets. Plaque Location: Sarnia Via Rail Station (GPS: 42.9572827,-82.38892180). Take Highway 402 to the Indian Road […]

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St. Andrew’s Lock and Dam

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 5’ – 4” N.; Long.: 96° – 56’ – 36” W. (GPR: 50.084313, -96.9433363). From Portage and Main in Winnipeg, take Main Street north for 8.9 km, where it becomes Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH) 9. Continue north on PTH 9 for 17.3 km and turn right (east) on Highway 44. […]

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The Whirlpool (Spanish) Aero Car

This Historic Project is commemorated jointly by CSCE and the AIC (Asociación de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de España – Spanish Civil Engineering Association) Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 07’ – 05” N; Long.: 79° – 04’ – 08” W. (GPS: 43.1180306, -79.0687889) 3850 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 3E8. Travelling eastbound […]

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South Saskatchewan River Weir

Site Location: Lat.: 52 – 8 – 29 N; Long.: 106 – 38 – 39 W. (GPS: 52.1414227, -106.6440736) From Trans-Canada Highway 16, take College Drive/Hwy 5 west for 3.3 km, crossing the South Saskatchewan River. Turn right (north) on Spadina Crescent E, and proceed 1.3 km to the entrance to the weir parking lot, […]

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Snare Hydro System

Site Location: Lat.: 63° – 30’ – 41” N; Long.: 116° – 0’ – 29” W. (GPS: 63.5113384, -116.0081107). Accessible by pontoon-equipped aircraft only in the summer. Plaque Location: The plaque is located on the west wall at the south west corner of the powerhouse. Description: The eight Megawatt Snare River Hydro Power Plant was […]

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Shoal Lake Aqueduct

Site Location: The Shoal Lake Aqueduct and the Greater Winnipeg Water District railway occupy the same right-of-way from Winnipeg to Shoal Lake via Deacon, Millbrook, Monominto, Larkhill, Spruce, Hadashville (where it crosses the Trans-Canada Highway) and McMunn. Plaque Location: Lat.: 49o – 53’ – 56”N; Long.: 97o – 7’ – 58”W. (GPS: 49.89873, -97.1329812). The […]

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Shubenacadie Canal

Site Location: The ends of the Shubenacadie Canal are at Dartmouth, NS, Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 36” N; Long.: 63° – 33’ – 36” W. (GPS: 44.66, -63.56) and Maitland, NS, Lat.: 45° – 19’ – 12” N; Long.: 63° – 29’ – 24” W (GPS: 45.32, -63.49). Plaque Location: Lat.: 44° – 42’ […]

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Robie Street Reservoir

Site Location: Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 51” N.; Long.: 63° – 36’ – 33” W. (GPS: 44.6642361, -63.6091145). Travelling south on NS-102 S in Halifax, continue straight for 1.8 km on Bayers Road to Windsor Street where Bayers Road becomes Young Street. Continue 0.55 km on Young Street, turn left (northwest) on Robie Street, […]

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Reversing Falls Bridges

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 15’ – 37” N; Long. 66° – 5’ – 40” W. (GPS 45.2602132, -66.0944696). Take the NB-100 exit, Exit 119A-B on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 toward Catherwood St/Reversing Falls/Rue Catherwood. After 0.3 km, at the Lancaster Mall, 0.3 km, turn right onto Fundy Coastal Drive/River Valley Scenic Drive/Raynes Blvd/NB-100. Continue […]

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Regina Powerhouse

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 25’ – 59” N; Long.: 104° – 35’ – 47” W. (GPS: 50.4329518, -104.5963372). 2903 Powerhouse Drive, Regina. From the intersection of Trans Canada Highway 1 and Highway 33 (the Ring Road), drive 2.1 km West on E. Victoria Ave. Turn left (south) on Winnipeg Street following it, after 1.4 […]

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Red River Floodway

Site Location: Inlet Control Structure: Lat.: 49° – 45’ – 3” N; Long. 97° – 8’ – 1” W. (GPS: 49.750931, -97.133710). From Perimeter Highway/Trans-Canada Highway 100 take Lord Selkirk Highway/Pembina Highway/ PTH-75 S. After 2.7 km, turn left (east) onto Turnbull Drive, which soon turns to the south east, and after 1 km turn […]

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R. C. Harris Filtration Plant

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 40’ – 24” N; Long.: 79° – 16’ – 24” W. (GPS: 43.6734074, -79.2789182). 2701 Queen St. E., Scarborough, ON. Heading southbound on the Don Valley Parkway, take the Eglinton Avenue East exit. Proceed for 2.5 km on Eglinton Avenue and turn right (south) on Victoria Park Avenue. After 5.9 […]

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The Québec Bridge

This International Civil Engineering Landmark is commemorated jointly by CSCE and the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). Site Location: Lat.: 46° – 44’ – 46” N; Long.: 71° – 17’ – 17” W. (GPS: 46.7460433, -71.288093). The lanes on the bridge are one-way, southbound from Sainte-Foy to Lévis. From Trans-Canada Highway Autoroute 20, take […]

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Queen Elizabeth Way

Site Location: The Queen Elizabeth Way runs between Highway 427 in Etobicoke, ON, and the Peace Bridge at Fort Erie, ON, through Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls. Plaque Location: The plaque is located on a plinth in Confederation Beach Park, Hamilton, adjacent to Wild Waterworks water park. Lat.: 43° – 14’ […]

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Prince Edward Viaduct

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 40’ – 31” N.; Long.: 79° – 21’ – 57” W. (GPR: 43.6751797, -79.3658286). Take the Bloor-Danforth Subway to the Broadview Station, and walk 400 m west to the viaduct. Or take the subway to the Castle Frank Station and walk 100 m east to the viaduct. Plaque Location: The […]

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Petty Harbour Hydro-electric Generating Station

Site Location: Lat.: 47° – 27’ – 55” N.; Long.: 52° – 42’ – 45” W. (GPS: 47.465275, -52.712439). The road to the power station is not publicly accessible, so these directions are to a view of it from Petty Harbour. Eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway 1, take Pitts Memorial Drive/NL-2 E at Exit 41A […]

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Ottawa River Canals

Site Locations: Grenville Canal: Lat.: 45° – 37’ – 36” N.; Long.: 74° – 36’ – 3226” W. (GPS: 45.6266325, -74.6061268). From Trans-Canada Highway 417, take the County Road 17 exit toward Hawkesbury/Rockland. Proceed west on County Road 17 for 8.1 km and turn right (north) on Tupper Street. After 2.0 km, turn left (west) […]

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Ogden Point Breakwater and Docks

Site Location: Lat.: 48° – 24′ – 53.5″ N.: Long.; 123° – 23′ – 06.3″ W.; (GPS 48.414852, -123.385090). Access is in the James Bay area of Victoria. From the Victoria Conference Centre downtown, head south on Douglas Street for 1.4 km, then turn right (west) onto Dallas Road and continue for 1.3 km. Plaque […]

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Niagara Generating Stations

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 4’ – 30” N.; Long.: 79° – 4’ – 41” W. (GPS: 43.0749106, -79.0781727). From the Queen Elizabeth Way, take the ON-420 exit towards Niagara Falls U.S.A. Proceed east approximately 5 km as it becomes Falls Ave/Roberts St./Regional Rd 420. At the T-junction, take the ramp right (south) onto the […]

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Lighthouses of Newfoundland and Labrador, NL.

Site Location: Cape Spear Lighthouse. Lat.: 47° – 31’ – 12” N.; Long.: 52° – 37’ – 25” W. (GPS: 47.51994, -52.6235903) Heading south west on Water Street, pass the Railway Coastal Museum and continue 0.8 km. Turn left (east) on Blackhead Road, and follow it for 14.2 km to the lighthouse. Plaque Location: The […]

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Newfoundland Railway, St.

Site Location: Lat.: 47° – 33’ – 18”N.; Long.: 52° – 42’ – 49” W. (GPS: 47.5550624, -52.7136681). Railway Coastal Museum, 495 Water Street, St. John’s. Eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway 1, take Pitts Memorial Drive/NL-2 E at Exit 41A toward St. John’s Downtown/Mount Pearl. Proceed for 14.9 km and take ramp to the right […]

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Mosquito Creek Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 49° – 19’ – 15.6” N; Long: 123° – 05’ – 39” W. (GPS: 49.320997, -123.094161). Marine Drive just east of Fell Avenue, North Vancouver. Cross northbound on the Ironworkers Memorial (Second Narrows) Bridge on Trans-Canada Highway 1 and exit on Main Street, Exit 23A. Drive west for 0.4 km and merge […]

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Montreal Metro

Site Location: Lat.: 45⁰-32’-36” N; Long.: 73⁰-37’-42” W. (GPS: 45.5434759, -73.6305981). Jarry Metro Station, 504 rue Jarry Est, Montreal. Take the Metro, Orange Line. Plaque Location: Description: The Montreal Metro subway system opened on October 14, 1966. Its smaller Parisian-style cars run on pneumatic tires, permitting relatively steep grades. It is entirely underground because of […]

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Middle Road Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 36’ – 23” N; Long.: 79° – 34’ – 53” W. (GPS: 43.607060, -79.564490). 1700 Sherway Drive, Mississauga, ON. From Mississauga: From the Queen Elizabeth Way, take Dixie Road/Regional Road 4 north, Exit 136. Drive 0.3 km to turn right on Sherway Drive. Continue 0.9 km to the end of […]

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Lions’ Gate Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 49° – 18’ – 43” N; Long.: 123° – 8’ – 31” W. (GPS: 49.3118619, -123.141858) From the intersection of Granville and West Georgia Streets in downtown Vancouver, head north west on West Georgia Street/BC Highway 99/BC Highway 1A for 4.1 km to the bridge. There is parking in Stanley Park, or […]

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Lethbridge Viaduct

Site Location: (East End) Lat.: 49° – 40’ – 26” N.; Long.: 112° – 52’ – 55” W. (GPS: 49.6737764, -112.8820348). From Trans-Canada Highway 1, take Alberta Highway 36 south just west of Brooks, AB. After 100 km, at Taber, turn left (west) on Alberta Highway 3 W for 53.2 km. Take the Scenic Drive […]

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Lakehead Terminal Grain Elevators

Site Location: Along the waterfront of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Plaque Location: Lat.: 48° – 26’ – 4” N; Long.: 89° – 14’ – 5” W. (GPS: 48.4343631, -89.2346588). The plaque is mounted on a pedestal on the parapet at the south parking area off Colonel Keene Drive in Hillcrest Park. From the junction of Trans-Canada […]

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Lachine Canal

Lachine Canal, Montreal, PQ. Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 25’ – 52” N; Long.: 73° – 40’ – 5” W. (GPS: 45.431047, -73.667974). From Autoroute du Souvenir/QC-20, take the QC-138 W exit south toward Pont H-Mercier. After 1.3 km, take the Rue Clément exit, Exit 2, toward Rue St.-Patrick. After 0.4 km turn right (west) […]

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King’s College (University of New Brunswick)

Site Location: Lat: 45° – 56’ – 55”, Long: 66° – 38’ – 28”. (GPS: 45.9483044, -66.6414137). Sir Howard Douglas Hall (Old Arts Building) on University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus, 3 Bailey Drive. From Trans-Canada Highway 2, take Exit 280, Highway 8 North. Drive 7.5 km to take the Forest Hill Road exit. Drive […]

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The Kettle Valley Railway

The Kettle Valley Railway, Midway, BC. Site Location: Lat.: 49° – 0’ – 40” N.; Long.: 118° – 47’ – 9” W. (GPR: 49.0111244, -118.7857312). Kettle River Museum, Midway, BC. From the east, from Trans-Canada Highway 1 take BC Highway 97A south at Sicamous for 65.5 km to where it becomes BC Highway 97/Okanagan Highway, […]

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Canada Southern Railway Kettle Creek Bridge

Canada Southern Railway Kettle Creek Bridge, St. Thomas, ON. Site Location: Lat.: 42°-46’-42” N; Long.: 81°-12’-45” W. (GPS 42.7784467, -81.2124823). Take Highway 401 to Exit 177A, Sunset Drive (Highway 4). Drive south approximately 10 km to a roundabout, take the first exit to stay on Sunset Drive. Continue for approximately 500 m to the bridge […]

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Jacques Cartier Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 31’ – 19” N; Long.: 73° – 32’ – 30” W. (GPS: 45.5218315, -73.5417613). From Autoroute 40, take Exit 73 and Boulevard Crémazie east 1.2 km. Turn right (south east) on Avenue Papineau, which also becomes Quebec Highway 134, and, after 6.4 km, veer left to stay on Hwy. 134 […]

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Iqaluit Airfield

Site Location: Lat.: 63° – 45’ – 24” N.; Long.: 68° – 33’ – 22” W. (GPS: 63.756667, -68.556111). Accessible by air or by water from southern Canada. Plaque Location: The plaque has not yet been installed, but it is anticipated that the plaque will be placed adjacent to the new airport terminal. Description: In […]

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Intercolonial Railway

Site Location: Lat.: 46° – 6’ – 0” N; Long.: 64° – 47’ – 11” W. (GPS: 46.0832026, -64.7863692). At Moncton Via Rail Station, 77 Canada Street, Moncton, NB. From Moncton City Hall, (655 Main St.) proceed west on Main Street/Fundy Coastal Drive/NB-106 toward Downing Street. After 1.2 km, turn left (south) on Vaughan Harvey […]

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High Level Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 53° – 31’ – 51” N; Long.: 113° – 30’ – 38” W. (GPS: 53.5307119, -113.5106711). From the Alberta Legislature Building, walk 200 m west-south-west to the north-bound lane of 109 St. Turn left (south) to cross the bridge. Plaque Location: The plaque is mounted on a concrete pedestal beside the 109th […]

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Hamilton’s 1859 Pumping Station

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 15’ – 23” N; Long.: 79° – 46’ – 21” W. (GPS: 43.2563944, -79.7725993) 900 Woodward Avenue, Hamilton, ON. From the Queen Elizabeth Way, take the Woodward Avenue/Nikola Boulevard exit, Exit 90, to Woodward Ave. The pumping station is on the left (the east side of Woodward Avenue) about 0.3 […]

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Ocean Terminals

Site Location: The original Ocean Terminals are located on Halifax Harbour between Lat.: 44° – 38’ – 30” N.; Long.: 63° – 33’ – 58” W. (GPS: 44.6417, -63.5661) and Lat.: 44° – 38’ – 05” N.; Long.: 63° – 33’ – 46” W. (GPS: 44.6347, -63.5628). Associated facilities are located on the adjacent land, […]

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Halifax Shipyard Graving Dock

Halifax Shipyard Graving Dock, Halifax, NS. Site Location: Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 54” N.; Long.: 63° – 35’ – 34” W. (GPS: 44.665148, -63.592921). The graving dock is part of the Irving Shipyards facility in Halifax and inaccessible to the general public. It can be viewed from the west side of the Angus L. […]

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Grand Rapids Tramway

Grand Rapids Tramway, Grand Rapids, MB. Site Location: Lat.: 53° – 9’ – 54” N.; Long.: 99° – 16’ -17” W. (GPS: 53.1650153, -99.2714299) Tramway Park, Grand Rapids. Take Manitoba Highway 6 to Grand Rapids. Turn left (south) on Grand Rapids Drive and, after 2.1 km, turn right (west) on McKay Avenue. Proceed 170 m […]

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Captain George Vancouver’s Survey and Mapping of the West Coast of North America

This Historic Project is commemorated jointly by CSCE, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) and the AIC (Asociación de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de España – Spanish Civil Engineering Association) Site Location: West Coast of North America. Plaque Location: In storage at the Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, BC. Lat.: 49° […]

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Fortifications of Quebec

Site Location: Lat.: 46° – 48’ – 28” N.; Long.: 71° – 12’ – 25” W. (GPS: 46.8077997, -71.2068986). From the Trans-Canada Highway 20, take Exit 312N to merge onto Autororoute 73N toward Québec/Pont Pierre-Laporte. Proceed for 4.5 km and take Exit 134-E for QC-175N/Boul Laurier toward Québec/Centre Ville. Proceed for 8.2 km and turn […]

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Fleet Street Pumping Station

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 24’ – 59” N; Long.: 75° – 42’ – 39” W. (GPS: 45.4160462, -75.713035). The pumping station is located at the east end of Fleet Street, on the LeBreton Flats. From Highway 417, take Bronson Avenue north 1.5 km and turn left (west) on Albert Street. After 0.5 km, turn […]

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Esquimalt First Graving Dock

This site was renamed as Naden Graving Dock in 1971. Site Location: Lat.: 48° – 25’ – 55” N; Long.: 123° – 26’ – 00” W. (GPS 48.431890, -123.433432). Located within Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt, Canada’s Pacific Coast naval base. From the intersection of Pandora Street and Douglas Street in downtown Victoria, B.C. head […]

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Egerton Double Sewer

Site Location: Lat.: 42°-58’-50” N; Long.: 81°-12’-44” W. (GPS: 42.9796546, -81.2154436). In central London East, in front of Trafalgar Public School, 919 Trafalgar Street. Take Exit 189 from Highway 401 and follow Highbury Avenue north 5.1 km to Hamilton Road. Turn left (west) on Hamilton Road and, 1.6 km later, turn left (south) on Trafalgar […]

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Edmonton, Pacific and Yukon Railway and Low Level Bridge

Site Location (Low Level Bridge): Lat.: 53° – 32’ – 17” N; Long.: 113° – 29’ – 12” W. (GPS: 53.5379404, -113.4866234). From the Alberta Legislature Building, drive east on 97th Avenue 2 km, crossing the North Saskatchewan River on the James Macdonald Bridge. Take the first left (north) at 98th Avenue and follow it […]

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Chignecto Marine Transport Railway

Chignecto Marine Transport Railway, Tidnish, NS. Site Location: Fort Lawrence, NS (GPS 45.8373238,-64.2730907) to Tidnish Dock Provincial Park, NS. (GPS 45.9957974, -64.0088255). Plaque Location: The plaque is mounted on a large masonry block at Tidnish Dock Provincial Park. Lat.: 45° – 59’ – 50” N.; Long.: 64° – 00’ – 31” W. (GPS 45.9972124, -64.0086466). […]

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Chambly Canal

Chambly Canal, Chambly, QC. Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 26’ – 50” N.; Long.: 73° – 16’ – 59” W. (GPS: 45.4472595, -73.2830791). On the north-east end of the bridge on Avenue Bourgogne in Chambly, QC. From the Trans-Canada Highway 20, take Exit 112 toward QC-223/ Rue Richelieu/Sainte-Marc-sur-Richelieu/Beloeil. After 0.35 km, turn left (east) onto […]

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Centre Street Bridge

Centre Street Bridge, Calgary, AB. Site Location: Lat.: 51° – 3’ – 11”N.; Long.: 114° – 3’ – 45”W. (GPS: 51.053165, -114.0624962). Centre Street over the Bow River. From the intersection of Trans-Canada Highway 1 and Deerfoot Trail, travel 2.5 km west on Highway 1. Turn left (south) on Centre Street and travel 1.6 km […]

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Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

This International Historic Civil Engineering Site was commemorated jointly by the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and the Institution of Civil Engineers. Site Location: Lat.: 48° – 42’ – 5” N; Long.: 53° – 5’ – 7” W. (GPS: 48.7014385,-53.0852568). From the junction of NL 235 (Station Road) and NL 230 (Confederation Drive) in Bonavista, […]

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Canadian Pacific Railway

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 58’ – 30” N.; Long. 118° – 43’ – 26” W. (GPS: 50.9750753, -118.7239493). The plaque is located at the Canadian Pacific Railway Historical Site at Cregellachie, BC. From the west, take Trans-Canada Highway 1 25.3 km past Sicamous. From the east, take Trans-Canada Highway 1 45.3 km past Revelstoke. […]

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Brooks Aqueduct

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 31’ – 54” N; Long.: 111° – 50’ – 17” W. (GPS: 50.5317958,-111.8380576). From the Trans Canada Highway 1, south east of Brooks, take 142 Range Road south– it is the only intersection on Highway 1 between the interchange at Brooks and Tillebrook Provincial Park. Drive 3.1 km and look […]

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Broadway Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 52° – 7’ – 20” N; Long.: 106° – 39’ – 36” W. (GPS: 52.122997, -106.661087). Broadway Avenue across the South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon. Parking is difficult! From the historic Bessborough Hotel in downtown Saskatoon, walk 0.4 km southwest down Spadina Crescent to cross under the bridge. Many bus routes cross the […]

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Bridges of Niagara

This International Civil Engineering Landmark is commemorated jointly by CSCE and the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). Since 1848, a system of bridges has been built across the Niagara River to connect Canada with the United States. Those that stand today include the Peace Bridge (steel arch), the International Railway Bridge (iron truss), the […]

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BCATP Hangar 14 and Blatchford Field

Site Location: Lat.: 53° – 33’ – 52” N.; Long.: 113° – 30’ – 59” W. (GPS: 53.5645668, -113.516379). Alberta Aviation Museum, 11410 Kingsway NW, Edmonton. From Trans-Canada Highway 16 – the Yellowhead Highway – take 121 Street NW south. Proceed 1.4 km and turn left (south east) at the T-junction onto Kingsway NW. Proceed […]

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Blackfriars Bridge, London, ON.

Site Location: Lat.: 42⁰ – 59’ – 22” N; Long.: 81⁰ – 15’ – 28” W. (GPS: 42.9889761, -81.2594319). At the west edge of downtown London. Take Exit 186 from Highway 401 and follow Wellington Road north 6.9 km to Horton Street. Turn left (west) on Horton and, 1.7 km later, turn right (north) on […]

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BCATP Patricia Bay

Site Location: Lat.: 48° – 38’ – 53” N; Long.: 123° – 25’ – 43” W. (GPS: 48.6481032, -123.4286602) 1640 Electra Blvd, Sidney, BC. From the British Columbia Provincial Legislature, proceed 0.4 km east on Belleville Street towards Douglas Street and bear left (north) on Blanshard St/BC-17N. Proceed 24 km and bear right onto a […]

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BCATP Oshawa Airfield

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 55’ – 2” N; Long.: 78° – 53’ – 40” W. (GPS: 43.9171481, -78.8945537) Take the Thickson Road exit from Highway 407 at Brooklin. Drive 5.6 km south, and turn left (east) on Rossland Road (Regional Road 28). Drive 2.5 km east, and turn left (north) on Stevenson Road (Regional […]

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BCATP Mount Hope Airfield

Site Location: Lat.: 43° – 09’ – 52” N; Long.: 79° – 54’ – 51” W. (GPS: 43.1644065, -79.9141356) Warplane Heritage Museum, 9820 Airport Road, Mount Hope. Leave Highway 403 at Exit 61, taking King’s Highway 6 south toward Port Dover/Caledonia. After 8.4 km, turn left onto Ramp 6 To Airport and, after 0.6 km, […]

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BCATP Moncton Airfield

Site Location: Lat.: 46° – 6’ – 58” N; Long.: 64° – 38’ – 5” W. (GPS: 46.1161813, -64.6348025) The Greater Moncton Roméo Leblanc International Airport, 777 Aviation Avenue, Moncton. From the east: Westbound on Trans-Canada Highway 2, take NB-132S, Exit 474A, toward Dieppe/Moncton Airport. Follow NB132S for 8.1 km as it becomes Champlain St/Rue […]

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BCATP Dunnville Airfield

Site Location: Lat.: 42° – 52’ – 43” N; Long.: 79° – 35’ – 12” W. (GPS: 42.8786216, -79.5866427) Dunnville is on Ontario Highway 3 approximately 40 km south of Hamilton. From Highway 3, in downtown Dunnville, take Chestnut Street south for 130 m. and turn right (west) on Queen Street. Continue on Queen for […]

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William L. Barrett Water Treatment Plant

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 57’ – 04” N.; Long.: 66° – 39’ – 55” W. (GPS: 45.9649529, -66.6533834). 101 Smythe St. Fredericton, NB. From Trans-Canada Highway 2, take Exit 285 and follow NB Highway 101 (Regent Street) north towards downtown Fredericton. Drive 6.1 km on Highway 101 (Regent Street) with no turns until it […]

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Atwater Treatment Plant

Site Location: Lat.: 45 – 28 – 22 N; Long.: 73 – 34 -20 W. (GPS: 45.4728937, -73.5721497). 3161 St. Joseph, Verdun. On the west side of Atwater/St. Joseph Streets, immediately south of the Autoroute 15/20 Atwater exit. Visitors must use entrance at 999 Dupuis Street. Plaque Location: The plaque is located inside the building […]

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Arvida Aluminium Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 48° – 26’ – 20” N.; Long.: 71° – 13’ – 13” W. (GPS: 48.4445808, -71.2202469). Travelling north on Quebec Highway 175, turn left (west) onto QC-170 Ouest (signs for Jonquière). Proceed 10.2 km and turn right (north) on Boulevard René Lévesque/QC-372 Est (Signs for Quebec 372 E). Continue 2.1 km and […]

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Angus L. Macdonald Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 44° – 39’ – 53” N.; Long.: 63° – 35’– 02” W. (GPS: 44.66459, -63.58396). Travelling southeast on NS-102 S and Bayers Road for 1.1 km, turn right (southeast) on Connaught Avenue. Proceed 0.6 km and turn left (northeast) onto Almon Street. Proceed 1.7 km and turn right (southeast) onto Gottingen St. […]

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Alexandra Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 25’ – 48” N; Long. 75° – 42’ – 15” W. (GPS: 45.4301181,-75.7040656). Exit Highway 417 at Nicholas Street and continue northwest 1.6 km to Daly Avenue. Turn left (west) on Daly and, after 0.3km, right (northwest) on Col. By. Drive, and continue 0.8 km to park at the National […]

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Albert Memorial Bridge

Site Location: Lat.: 50° – 26’ – 5” N; Long.: 104° – 37’ – 25” W. (GPS: 50.434638, -104.6235363). From the Saskatchewan Legislative Building, walk 200 m west on Legislative Drive to Albert Street/CanAm Highway. Turn right (north) and walk 160 m to the south end of the bridge. Plaque Location: On the east face […]

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Alaska Highway

Plaque Locations: There are three commemorative plaques: in Dawson Creek, BC; Whitehorse, YT; and, Fairbanks, AK. Dawson Creek, BC: Lat.: 55° – 45’ – 33” N.; Long.: 120° – 13’ – 31” W. (GPS: 55.7592078,-120.2252832). The plaque is mounted on a pedestal in Railway Park at Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek. Whitehorse, […]

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Acadien Aboiteaux, Fort Beauséjour

Site Location: Lat.: 45° – 52’ – 19” N; Long. 64° – 18’ – 32” W. (GPS: 45.8719045, -64.3089243). Take the Highway 16 southwest from Trans Canada Highway 2 and, where it ends at a T-junction, turn right (north) on Aulac Road. After 0.7 km, keep left at a fork, and after 0.5 km, keep […]

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