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1886

First Self-Propelled Combine
Society: ASABEMain Category: Agricultural & BiologicalSub Category: MechanizationEra: 1880sDateCreated: 1886Tulare County MuseumVisaliaState: CAZip: 93277Country: USAWebsite: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/first-self-propelled-combine-49.aspxCreator: Berry, George Stockton

George Stockton Berry (1847-1917) of Lindsay, Tulare County, California designed, built, and in 1886, operated the first self-propelled combine. He was granted a U.S. Patent (# 374,339) in1887. The Berry design embodied the following "firsts":

YearAdded:
2007
Statue of Liberty
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: BuildingsEra: 1880-1889DateCreated: 1886Statue of Liberty National MonumentBrooklynState: NYZip: 11231Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/Project/Statue-of-Liberty/Creator: Bartholdi, Frédéric , de Laboulaye, Edouard René

Sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi is credited with bringing the concept of the Statue of Liberty to fruition, deriving inspiration from the 19th-century penchance for grandiose monuments. He originally designed the statue for placement at the Suez Canal, but the project was never commissioned. After a promotional trip across America, Bartholdi's ideas finally took hold in 1874, and a Franco-American coalition was formed to fund the project, with the Americans building the base and the French the statue.

YearAdded:
1985
Image Credit: Public Domain (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)Image Caption: Statue of LibertyEra_date_from: 1886
Society: IEEEMain Category: ElectricalSub Category: Power, Energy & Industry ApplicationEra: 1880-1889DateCreated: 1886Cottage and Mill StreetsGreat BarringtonState: MACountry: USAWebsite: http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:Alternating_Current_Electrification,_1886Creator: Stanley, William
"On 20 March 1886 William Stanley provided alternating current electrification to offices and stores on Main Street in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
YearAdded:
2004
Image Caption: Alternating Current ElectrificationEra_date_from: 1886
Second Street Bridge
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: BridgesEra: 1880-1889DateCreated: 1886Kalamazoo RiverAlleganState: MIZip: 49010Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/People-and-Projects/Projects/Landmarks/Second-Street-Bridge/Creator: King, Zenas, King Iron Bridge Company

The Second Street Bridge is a simply ornamented, wrought-iron structure. It is 18 feet wide and spans 225 feet over the Kalamazoo River. It was built to replace a dilapidated wooden bridge that had served the area for nearly 50 years.

The bridge is anchored to fieldstone abutments on each shore, and the deck is composed of wood beams. Iron lattice work provides structural stability and iron finials on the end posts provide aesthetic appeal. It includes a wooden pedestrian walkway.

YearAdded:
1982
Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Chris LightImage Caption: Second Street BridgeEra_date_from: 1886
Lawrence Experiment Station
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: Civil Engineering ProfessionEra: 1880-1889DateCreated: 188637 Shattuck StreetLawrenceState: MAZip: 01843Country: USAWebsite: https://www.asce.org/project/lawrence-experimental-station/Creator: Mills, Hiram Francis, Hazen, Allen

Some of the station's notable achievements:  
The first method for detecting radioactive particles in water supplies  
A successful system of slow-sand filter beds for drinking water  
The landmark demonstration that microorganisms carried within filter media could degrade sewage 

YearAdded:
1975
Image Credit: Public Domain (Author's Choice)Image Caption: Lawrence Experiment StationEra_date_from: 1886
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