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Electric Power Production Nuclear

#47 Shippingport Nuclear Power Station (1958)

Electric Power Production Geothermal

#109 Geysers Unit 1 (1960)


Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks are existing artifacts or systems representing a significant mechanical engineering technology. ASME has designated over 250 landmarks through its History and Heritage Landmarks Program since the program began in 1971. Explore our landmarks by designator, topic or world location.

The History and Heritage Committee, which administers this program under the Center for Public Awareness, welcomes any corrections or changes that readers discover. Contact the History and Heritage Committee, c/o ASME Public Awareness, Two Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016; 212-591-8614; FAX 212-591-8080. Through e-mail, contact H&H staff liaison.

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