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Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Buildings Era: 1940-1949 DateCreated: 1943 Icarus Way Aie State: HI Zip: 96701 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/Project/Red-Hill-Underground-Fuel-Storage-Facility/ Creator: U.S. Navy, Goodrich Tire Company

Conceived in the early years of World War II as a plan to bury four fuel containers horizontally in a hillside at the U.S. Navy facility at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility ultimately encompassed the design and construction of 20 vertical storage tanks - each large enough to contain a 20-story building - buried in the volcanic hillside and connected by tunnels to a harbor-side pumping station more than two-and-a-half miles away.

YearAdded:
1994
Image Credit: Courtesy Wikicommons/Leslie Nelson (CC BY-SA 4.0) Image Caption: Above-ground fuel storage tanks at Pearl Harbor prior to the construction of Red Hill. Era_date_from: 1943
Detroit-Windsor Tunnel
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Tunnels Era: 1930-1939 DateCreated: 1930 -Windsor Tunnel Detroit State: MI Zip: 48226 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/project/Detroit-Windsor-Tunnel/ Creator: Value, Burnside, Thoresen, Søren Anton

The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel is a 5,160-foot structure that carries traffic under the Detroit River between Detroit, Michigan and Ontario, Canada. Privately financed, built, and owned, it was completed in 26 months, 10 months ahead of schedule. 

YearAdded:
1982
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Brian Rawson-Ketchum (CC BY-SA 2.0) Image Caption: Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Era_date_from: 1930
Ditch Witch DWP Service-Line Trencher
Society: ASME Main Category: Mechanical Sub Category: Materials Handling & Excavation Era: 1950-1959 DateCreated: 1952 Ditch Witch Museum & Heritage Center Perry State: OK Zip: 73077 Country: USA Website: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/who-we-are/engineering-history/landmarks/222-ditch-witch-dwp-service-line-trencher Creator: Malzahn, Ed, Malzahn, Charlie

The DWP was the first mechanized, compact service-line trencher developed for laying underground water lines between the street-main and the house. This machine, first produced in 1949, replaced manual digging, thus making installation of running water and indoor plumbing affordable for the common household. The DWP paved the way for the creation of a worldwide trenching-products industry, its machines used for the installation of all underground utilities including telephone, cable-TV and data, and fiber-optic cables.

YearAdded:
2002
Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/NathanReed (CC BY 2.0) Image Caption: Ditch Witch® DWP Service-Line Trencher Era_date_from: 1952
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