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1837

John Deere Moldboard Plow
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Equipment, Tillage Era: 1830-1839 DateCreated: 1837 The John Deere Historic Site Grand Detour State: IL Zip: 61021 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/john-deere-plow-7.aspx Creator: Deere, John

On this site in 1837 John Deere built the first successful self-scouring steel plow, thereby making a significant contribution to the development of American agriculture. Dedicated by American Society of Agricultural Engineers 1976

YearAdded:
1976
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Dwight Sipler (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: moldboards of a modern plow Era_date_from:
Houston Ship Channel
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Water Transportation Era: 1830-1839 DateCreated: 1837 Baytown Houston State: TX Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.asce.org/project/houston-ship-channel/ Creator:

The 50-mile Houston Ship Channel is a manmade port for ocean-going vessels, stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to Houston and Harris County, Texas.   

YearAdded:
1987
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Roy Luck (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: Houston Ship Channel Era_date_from: 1837
Muskingum River Navigation System
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Water Transportation Era: 1830-1839 DateCreated: 1837 Muskingum River Zanesville State: OH Zip: 43701 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/Project/Muskingum-River-Navigation-System/ Creator: Curtis, Samuel

Most of the locks were 184 feet long and 36 feet wide, able to handle boats up to 160 feet long. The sandstone locks (along with wood miter gates, rock-filled timber-crib dams and bypass canals with guard gates) created a slackwater navigation system stretching over 90 miles.  

YearAdded:
2000
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/gb_packards (CC BY-ND 2.0) Image Caption: Muskingum River Lock Era_date_from: 1837
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