Reuben Hull
Reuben Hull

Reuben Hull, a professional civil engineer and Regional Director with McLaren Engineering Group in Albany, NY, is a self-made historian who has penned numerous articles on historic civil engineering landmarks and the lives of game-changing civil engineers. Reuben has dedicated three decades to delivering an array of civil engineering planning, design, and management services, including tenures as owner of his own firm. An active ASCE member, Reuben is a member of the History and Heritage Committee, served as President of the ASCE New Hampshire Section in 1999-2000, and was named New Hampshire Young Engineer of the Year in 1997.

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The Portland Head Light is the oldest lighthouse in Maine.
January 31, 2017

January marks the anniversary of the first lighting of the Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, ME. Of 65 historical lighthouses still standing along 5,000 miles of Maine's coastline, inlets,...
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eiffel-web-feat
December 15, 2016

December is the anniversary month for both the birth and death of Gustave Eiffel, best known for the tower in Paris that bears his name and the armature for the Statue of Liberty. Alexandre...
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The George Washington Bridge.
October 25, 2016

October marks the anniversary of the George Washington Bridge, which was officially opened to the public Oct. 25, 1931. At its opening, the bridge surpassed the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit for the...
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William Strickland
July 25, 2016

July marks the setting of the cornerstone for the first and only home of the Tennessee General Assembly. The Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville was laid out July 4, 1845, to great...
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Traffic WEB FEAT
June 23, 2016

June is the 60th anniversary of the signing of the landmark legislation that established the United States Interstate Highway system. Now known as the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of...
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James Buchanan Eads PHOTO: Library of Congress
May 17, 2016

May is the anniversary of the birth of noted civil engineer and inventor James Buchanan Eads, best known for his triple-arch steel bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Louis, MO. Born in...
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Andrew Ellicott
April 21, 2016

April marks the anniversary of the setting of astronomer and surveyor Andrew Ellicott’s Stone in Mobile County, AL. Commissioned by George Washington to denote the border between the United...
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Theodore Judah
March 14, 2016

March is the anniversary of the birth of Theodore Judah, renowned engineer, visionary, and lobbyist for America’s first transcontinental railroad. Born March 4, 1826 in Bridgeport, CT, Judah and...
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Hardy Cross
February 19, 2016

February marks the anniversary of the birth of civil engineer and professor Hardy Cross, known for his method for analyzing and solving indeterminate structures, which reshaped formal structural...
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The Mears Memorial Bridge in Alaska.
February 3, 2016

January marked the anniversary of the birth of Ralph Modjeski, Polish-born American civil engineer, best known for his distinguished work that spanned two eras of bridge engineering and...
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