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Date Innovations City Country State Society
1903, 1912 Eiffel Drop Test Machine and Wind Tunnel Paris France ASME
1889 Eiffel Tower Paris France ASCE
1877 Ponte Maria Pia Bridge Oporto Portugal Norte ASCE

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