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Slow Moving Vehicle Emblem
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Vehicles Era: 1960s DateCreated: 1963 Agricultural Engineering Building AE Columbus State: OH Zip: 43210 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/smv-28.aspx Creator: Harkness, Kenneth A.

Slow Moving Vehicle (SMV) Emblem Makes Significant Contributions To Agricultural And Highway Safety Worldwide. 1961- 63 Developed By Kenneth A. Harkness, Department Of Agricultural Engineering On The Ohio State University Campus. 1964 Became An ASAE Standard 1968 Specified In National Uniform Vehicle Code 1971 First Asabe Standard Ratified By American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Became Occupation Safety And Health Act (OSHA) Regulation. Ohio Farm And Home Safety Committee Provided Leadership
In Achieving Acceptance Dedicated 1992

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1992
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Slotted Inlet Ventilation
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Storage Era: 1940-1949 DateCreated: 1948 Cornell University Columbus State: OH Zip: 43210 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/slotted-inlet-ventilation-37.aspx Creator: Millier, William F.

A Crucial Step In The Evolution Of Modern Animal Agriculture Was The Development Of Mechanical Ventilation Methods For Animal Housing. Air Inlets Are Pivotal To Good Ventilation. In 1948 William F. Millier, Working At Cornell University Under The Direction Of Professor Clesson Turner, Tested And Published The Concept Of The Slotted Inlet. Professor Turner And Others At Cornell University Subsequently Continued To Develop Slotted Inlet Systems And Systematize Design Methods.

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1988
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Original USDA-ARS Experimental Watersheds
Society: ASABE Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Drainage & Watershed Era: 1940s DateCreated: 1942 Agricultural Engineering Building - Ohio State University Columbus State: OH Zip: 43210 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/original-usda-ars-experimental-watersheds-58.aspx, https://naldc.nal.usda.gov/download/12341/PDF Creator:

In the mid 1930's, the USDA Soil Conservation Service (SCS) realized the importance of hydrologic processes on agricultural fields and watersheds and determining their impact on soil erosion, floods, water resources, and the agricultural economy. In response, the SCS Hydrologic Division established experimental watersheds in Coshocton, Ohio, Hastings, Nebraska, and Riesel, Texas, and operated them until 1954 when the watersheds were transferred to the newly created Agricultural Research Service (ARS). 

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2013
Image Credit: Image Caption: Active experimental watersheds and rain gauges at the USDA‐
ARS Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory near Riesel, Texas.
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Laser Beam Automatic Grade-Control System
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Mechanization Era: 1960s DateCreated: 1968 Agricultural Engineering Building - Ohio State University Columbus State: OH Zip: 43210 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/laser-beam-automatic-grade-control-system-48.aspx Creator: Fouss, James

The first laser grade control was developed by agricultural engineers James Fouss and Norman Fausey of USDA's Agricultural Research Service at The Ohio State University in the mid-1960's. That system controlled the precise depth and grade of subsurface drains by regulating trenching and plow-type drainage machines. Photo cells mounted on the drainage machine automatically raised and lowered the digging device, keeping the cells centered on a laser beam set to the desired elevation and grade.

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2007
Image Credit: Image Caption: Electronic analog computer simulation of the laser‐beam auto‐
matic grade‐control system on the plow.
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Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Era: 1920-1929 DateCreated: 1926 Agricultural Engineering Building AE - Building 298 Columbus State: OH Zip: 43210 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/ives-hall-1.aspx Creator:

In 1926, Ives Hall, the original Agricultural Engineering Building at The Ohio State University, Columbus, was designated as ASAE's first engineering landmark in honor of department founder and 18th president of ASAE Fredrick Walter Ives. Frederick W. Ives 1884 - 1924.

Ives Hall was on the corner of Neil and Woodruff Avenues from 1926 - 2002. This display has been constructed with brick from the original structure.

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The Cincinnati Observatory
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Astronomy Era: 1840-1849 DateCreated: 1842 3489 Observatory Pl Cincinnati State: OH Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.aiaa.org/uploadedFiles/About-AIAA/Governance/GovernanceDocs/AnnualReports/AIAA_AnnualReport_2007-2008.pdf Creator:

The Cincinnati Observatory, “The Birthplace of American  Astronomy,” is the oldest professional observatory in the United States.  Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel, the “Father of American Astronomy,” founded the  observatory in 1842.  John Quincy Adams laid the cornerstone  for the observatory on Mt. Ida, later renamed Mt. Adams. The  original Merz und Mahler 11-inch refractor telescope was put into service  in 1845 and is still in use here today on Mount Lookout.

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Lunken Field
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Air and Space Transportation Era: 1920s DateCreated: 1925 Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport Cincinnati State: OH Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.aiaa.org/SecondaryTwoColumn.aspx?id=19528 Creator:

Lunken Field, now also known as Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport, opened in 1925 on ground purchased from the Cincinnati Polo Club. The nation’s largest municipal airport at the time, it attracted several aerospace enterprises, starting with early aviator J. Richard “Dixie” Davis, who established his barnstorming enterprise there in 1925.  In 1928, several other firms established enterprises at the field – each making history.

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2012
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Huffman Prairie
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aviation Era: 1900s DateCreated: 1904 Pylon Rd Dayton State: OH Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.aiaa.org/SecondaryTwoColumn.aspx?id=15169 Creator:

On this 84-acre meadow in 1904 and 1905, the Wright Brothers successfully mastered the mechanics of controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight. The brothers also built the world’s first airport here, and in 1910 the Wright Company School of Aviation established a flying school on the site and trained many of the world’s first pilots, including some of the first military pilots, such as Thomas DeWitt Milling.

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Image Credit: public domain Image Caption: Orville Wright in flight above Huffman Prairie, covering a distance of approximately 1,760 feet in 40 1/5 seconds, Nov. 16, 1904 Era_date_from:
Signs
Society: ACS Main Category: Chemical Sub Category: Era: 1930s DateCreated: 1936 Day-Glo Color Corp. Cleveland State: OH Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/dayglo.html Creator: Switzer, Robert and Joseph

DayGlo fluorescent pigments, a new class of pigments based on fluorescent dyes and polymeric materials, were developed between the 1930s and 1950s by scientists at Switzer Brothers, Inc. (now Day-Glo Color Corp.). These pigments absorb various light frequencies (visible and invisible to the human eye) and reemit them, producing intense visible colors that appear to glow, even in daylight.

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2012
Image Credit: Image Caption: Signs are one common use for DayGlo fluorescent pigments. Era_date_from:
CAS
Society: ACS Main Category: Chemical Sub Category: Cradles of Chemistry Era: 1900s DateCreated: 1907 Chemical Abstracts Service Columbus State: OH Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/landmarks/cas.html Creator:

The Chemical Abstracts Service, a division of the American Chemical Society, has provided the most comprehensive repository of research in chemistry and related sciences for over 100 years. CAS innovations have fueled chemical research through development of the CAS RegistrySM and CAS databases which contain invaluable information for chemical scientists, including SciFinder® and STN®.

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2007
Image Credit: Courtesy CAS Image Caption: Chemical Abstracts volume 100, 1984. Era_date_from:
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