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Graham-Hoeme Chisel Plow
Society: ASABE Main Category: Agricultural & Biological Sub Category: Equipment, Tillage Era: 1930s DateCreated: 1933 Hooker State: OK Zip: 73945 Country: USA Website: https://www.asabe.org/awards-landmarks/asabe-historic-landmarks/graham-hoeme-chisel-plow-38.aspx Creator: Hoeme, Fred

Preventing Wind Erosion Was The Primary Objective Of Fred Hoeme, a Hooker, Oklahoma Farmer, When He Developed A Heavy-Duty Chisel Plow In 1933. Hoeme And His Sons Manufactured And Sold About 2000 Plows From Their Farmstead. In 1938, W. T. Graham Purchased The Manufacturing And Distribution Rights And Established Manufacturing In Amarillo, Texas. The Graham-Hoeme Plow, Marketed As "The Plow To Save The Plains", Was Sold Worldwide.

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Image Credit: Image Caption: Graham-Hoeme Chisel Plow was the forerunner for a variety of modern chisel plow designs, such as this one. Era_date_from:
The instrument panel of the Spirit of St. Louis
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Frontiers of Knowledge Era: 1920s DateCreated: 1920-1927 2701 Midway Dr San Diego State: CA Zip: Country: USA Website: https://info.aiaa.org/tac/ETMG/HISTC/Shared%20Documents/01-0304%20Dutch%20Flats%20bro.pdf Creator: Ryan, Claude, Lindbergh, Charles

On this site, which was the Dutch Flats Airport, Charles A. Lindbergh made the first flight of his Spirit of St. Louis airplane, constructed in 60 days by dedicated employees of Ryan Airlines, Inc.  The 20-minute flight on 28 April 1927 was witnessed by those who built the aircraft. Lindbergh describes the flight:

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Image Credit: Image Caption: The instrument panel of the Spirit of St. Louis Era_date_from:
 Dr. Robert H. Goddard and a liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket at Auburn, Massachusetts.
Society: AIAA Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1920-1929 DateCreated: 1926 20 Upland Street Auburn State: MA Zip: Country: USA Website: https://www.aiaa.org/uploadedFiles/Education_and_Careers/STEM_K-12_Outreach/Kids_Place/Rockets_Activities/Pop%20Rockets%20Activity%5B1%5D.pdf Creator: Goddard, Dr. Robert H.

On March 16, 1926 Dr. Robert H. Goddard, also known as "the father of modern rocketry," launched the world’s first liquid propellant rocket from a point 1000 feet S.S.E. of the plaque on the property of the Asa M. Ward Family.  Erected by the American Rocket Society July 13, 1960 in recognition of this significant achievement in the evolution of astronautics.

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Image Credit: Image Caption: Dr. Robert H. Goddard and a liquid oxygen-gasoline rocket at Auburn, Massachusetts Era_date_from:
Society: IEEE Main Category: Electric Sub Category: Era: 1860-1869 DateCreated: 1866 County Kerry State: Zip: Country: Ireland Website: http://www.ieeeghn.org/wiki/index.php/Milestones:County_Kerry_Transatlantic_Cable_Stations,_1866 Creator:
The discoveries of electricity in the latter half of the 18th Century, and its close connection with magnetism, were the products of earlier experiments, which in turn led to the invention of the electric telegraph. Telegraphy had connected the interior of the United States, and it also connected Europe together. However, connecting the Americas and Europe proved to be a challenge. Due to the electric current that ran through the cable lines, insulation and waterproofing was necessary.
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Image Credit: Courtesy IEEE Image Caption: The County Kerry Cable Stations Era_date_from: 1866
Forth & Clyde Canal and Union Canal
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Water Transportation Era: 1750-1799 DateCreated: 1768-1790 Forth to Bowling on the Clyde, Scotland Glasgow State: Zip: Country: UK Website: http://www.asce.org/project/forth---clyde-canal/ Creator: Smeaton, John

It took 22 years to complete the 35-mile waterway, as funding problems caused the work to shut down from 1777 to 1785.  

The notion of creating a canal that crossed Scotland was conceived in the 17th century during the reign of Charles II, but would not be realized for nearly 100 years.  The Forth and Clyde Canal, known as The Great Canal in its early years, was the first major transportation project in Scotland and the world's first man-made, sea-to-sea ship canal.   

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Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Michel Van den Berghe (CC BY-SA 2.0) Image Caption: The Forth and Clyde Canal, known as The Great Canal in its early years, was the first major transportation project in Scotland and the world's first man-made, sea-to-sea ship canal. Era_date_from: 1768
Seventh Street Improvement Arches
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Bridges Era: 1880-1889 DateCreated: 1883 St. Paul State: MN Zip: 55117 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/project/seventh-street-improvement-arches/ Creator: Truesdell, William A.

Designed by William A. Truesdell, a railroad engineer, the Seventh Street Improvement Arches celebrates the engineering application of mathematics to improve living conditions.

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Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Elkman (CC BY-SA 3.0) Image Caption: Designed by William A. Truesdell, a railroad engineer, the Seventh Street Improvement Arches celebrates the engineering application of mathematics to improve living conditions. Era_date_from: 1883
First Aerojet Manufacturing Site
Society: Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aerospace Era: 1940-1949 DateCreated: 285 W Colorado Blvd Pasadena State: CA Zip: 91105 Country: USA Website: https://info.aiaa.org/tac/ETMG/HISTC/Shared%20Documents/Historic%20Aerospace%20Sites%20(HAS)/Procedures%20and%20templates/Sites-by-state-plaque-wording.doc Creator: Von Karman, Theodore

On Colorado Blvd in Pasadena in 1942, the Aerojet Engineering Company founded the first manufacturing facility for the production of rocket propulsion systems. This site was selected to be honored by AIAA because of its significance as one of the first production sites for rocket motors, laying part of the foundation for the rocket business. Production was done under the leadership of Aerojet's first president, Dr. Theodore von Karman, world-renowned scientist and engineer from the California Institute of Technology. The plant remained here until 1945.

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Image Credit: Image Caption: The original Aerojet manufacturing facility no longer exists. Early rockets produced by Aerojet included the Aerobee Hi rocket, flown in 1946 to an altitude of 37 miles. It is on display and test fired the first complete Aerobee from the White Sands Proving Grounds in New Mexico in 1947. It reached an altitude of 34.7 miles. Era_date_from:
Link C-3 Flight Trainer
Society: ASME Main Category: Aerospace & Aviation Sub Category: Aviation Era: 1930-1939 DateCreated: 1935 Roberson Museum and Science Center

Binghamton State: NY Zip: 13905 Country: USA Website: https://www.asme.org/about-asme/who-we-are/engineering-history/landmarks/210-link-c-3-flight-trainer Creator: Link, Edwin

During the 1920s, Edwin A. Link was employed in his father's organ building and repair business. He obtained his pilot's license in 1927 and became convinced that a mechanical device could be built as an inexpensive method to teach basic piloting. Link received three patents on his flight trainer (No. 1,825,462, March 12, 1930; No. 2,244,464, June 3, 1941; and No. 2,358,016, Sept. 12, 1944).

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Image Credit: Courtesy Wikipedia/Tony Speer Image Caption: An early flight simulator representative of the first truly effective mechanical device used to simulate actual flight processes. Era_date_from: 1935
West Baden Springs Hotel
Society: ASCE Main Category: Civil Sub Category: Buildings Era: 1900-1909 DateCreated: 1901 West Baden Springs Orange County State: IN Zip: 47469 Country: USA Website: http://www.asce.org/Project/West-Baden-Springs-Hotel/ Creator: Albright, Harrison , Westcott, Oliver

The steel dome stretches 200 feet in diameter and rises 100 feet at its top. To accommodate thermal expansion, the inverted bowl-shaped structure originally rested on rollers that sat on the flat tops of six-story columns

There was a time when Americans from the Eastern seaboard braved long rail trips to southern Indiana in hopes that the water at the French Lick natural mineral springs could bring relief from alcoholism, pimples, gallstones and a host of other ailments and illnesses.

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Image Credit: Courtesy Flickr/Bulldog23 (CC BY-ND 2.0) Image Caption: West Baden Springs Hotel Era_date_from: 1901
USS Albacore
Society: ASME Main Category: Mechanical Sub Category: Water Transportation Era: 1950-1959 DateCreated: 1953 Submarine Memorial Association Portsmouth State: NH Zip: Country: USA Website: http://www.asme.org/about-asme/history/landmarks/topics-m-z/water-transportation/-209-uss-albacore-%281953%29, https://www.asme.org/getmedia/04c57e57-f78e-461b-84c1-858a60d0be89/209-USS-Albacore-1953.aspx Creator: David Taylor Model Basin, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

The USS Albacore (AGSS-569) represented a radical change in submarine design. The hull was designed with underwater speed as the prime requirement, and it was built with newly developed high-strength steel (HY-80). In addition to these two major innovations, the Albacore served as a test vessel for many new designs in submarine technology so that they could be refined before implementing them into the fleet. Among them was the testing of various control designs and correlation of actual sea-trial performance with that predicted in tow-tank tests.  

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Image Credit: Image Caption: USS Albacore Era_date_from: 1953
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