Archives: Historic sites

All of CSCE historic sites

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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