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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Digging_the_Cape_Cod_Canal_resized
July 1, 2015

June marks the month when construction began on the Cape Cod Canal in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. The idea of constructing a canal to eliminate the costly and dangerous sea trip around the...
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May 29, 2015

May marks the anniversary month of the opening of the Empire State Building, the New York City icon that revolutionized the construction of tall buildings. Construction of the 102-story edifice began...
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May 1, 2015

April marks the birth of American civil engineer John Frank Stevens, a pioneer responsible for the construction of several key Western U.S. railroads and the building of the Panama Canal. Born...
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Espada_Aqueduct_TX_NPS2
February 19, 2015

February marks the 275th anniversary of the earliest known record of when the Espada Acequia (ah-SAY-key-uh) began operations in what is now San Antonio, Texas. Built to supply irrigation to the...
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Gouverneur Warren: Civil War Hero and Surveyor
January 29, 2015

January marks the anniversary of the birth of American civil engineer Gouverneur K. Warren.  A prominent surveyor and mapper of our nation’s western territories and a heroic Union Army general...
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January 8, 2015

Considered an engineering marvel, the Arroyo Seco Parkway reduced travel time between Pasadena and Los Angeles from 27 to 12 minutes....
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December 19, 2014

San Francisco's Peace Pagoda, designed by T.Y. Lin Last month marked the anniversary of the birth of Chinese-American...
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November 3, 2014

Albert Fink October marked the anniversary of the birth of Albert Fink (1827-1897), a German-born civil engineer best known...
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StLouisStation
October 24, 2014

St. Louis’ historic Union Station, once the world's largest and busiest train station, marked its 120th anniversary this past September, reminding us that at its height, 22 U.S. railroad lines from...
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