Alaska Highway

Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, B.C. to Delta Junction, Alaska – 1996 DESCRIPTION: Located in the United States and Canada, the original route of the 1520 mile (2432km) highway constructed in 1942, consisted of 298 miles (477km) in Alaska, 655 miles (1048km) in...

Bridges of Niagara

New York State to Ontario, Canada Constructed 1848-Present Through nearly 150 years, a system of bridges has been built across the Niagara River near the famous falls that cross the American-Canadian border. The effort to bridge the two nations began in the mid-1800s...

Cape Bonavista Lighthouse

The Lighthouse, designed by Trinity House engineers, was built by the Newfoundland Lighthouse Commissioners between 1841 and 1843. The completed lighthouse is a square two story house-like wooden structure built around a masonry tower, which rises through the centre...

Quebec Bridge

Both tragedy and triumph feature in the construction of the Quebec Bridge. This cantilever bridge which was designed and constructed by American and Canadian engineers was completed in 1917. Its central span was then the longest in the...

The Whirlpool (Spanish) Aero Car, Niagara Falls

Leonardo Torres Quevedo, grandson of the designer with CSCE President Vic Perry HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE This engineering work is believed to be the sole remaining example of Torres Quevedo’s design for an aerial ferry. It is of International importance in that although...

White Pass and Yukon Railway

White Pass and Yukon Railway, Skagway, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Yukon – 1994 DESCRIPTION: This railway is distinctive for many reasons other than the extremely difficult terrain that the route traverses. In operation since 1900 and privately owned, it has never...