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The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.
The American Philosophical Society (APS), founded in 1743 and located in Philadelphia, is an eminent scholarly organization of international reputation, that promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.
Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.
The Atlantic coastal plain is a physiographic region of low relief along the East Coast of the United States.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.
Augustine Herman, First Lord of Bohemia Manor (Czech: Augustin Heřman, c. 1621 – September 1686) was a Bohemian explorer, merchant and cartographer who lived in New Amsterdam and Cecil County, Maryland.
Back Creek is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Baltimore (locally) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 26th-most populous city in the country.
Benjamin Franklin (April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Benjamin Henry Boneval Latrobe (May 1, 1764 – September 3, 1820) was a British subject and neoclassical architect.
Benjamin Rush (– April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States.
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge (officially the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. Bridge) is a concrete and steel cable-stayed bridge that spans the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal near St. Georges, Delaware.
The Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Lift Bridge is a railroad bridge with vertical-lift span in the U.S. state of Delaware.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary lying inland from the Atlantic Ocean, and surrounded by the North American mainland to the West, and the Delmarva Peninsula to the East.
The Chesapeake City Bridge carries Maryland Route 213 across the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in Chesapeake City, Maryland.
Chesapeake City is a town in Cecil County, Maryland, USA.
The Chester River is a major tributary of the Chesapeake Bay on the Delmarva Peninsula.
The Christina River is a tributary of the Delaware River, approximately 35 miles (56 km) long, in northern Delaware in the United States, also flowing through small areas of southeastern Pennsylvania and northeastern Maryland.
Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the family of Malvaceae.
Delaware is a state located in the Northeast megalopolis region and the Northeastern region of the United States.
Delaware City is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
The Delaware River is a major river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Delaware Route 1 (DE 1) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Delaware.
Delaware Route 71 (DE 71) is a state highway in New Castle County, Delaware.
Delaware Route 896 (DE 896) is a state highway located in New Castle County, Delaware.
Delaware Route 9 (DE 9) is a state highway that connects DE 1 at the Dover Air Force Base in Kent County to DE 2 in the city of Wilmington in New Castle County.
The Delmarva Peninsula or simply Delmarva is a large peninsula on the East Coast of the United States, occupied by most of Delaware and portions of Maryland and Virginia.
The Elk River is a tidal tributary of the Chesapeake Bay on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and on the northern edge of the Delmarva Peninsula.
The government of the United States of America is the federal government of the republic of fifty states that constitute the United States, as well as one capital district, and several other territories.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a division of the United States Department of Transportation that specializes in highway transportation.
The gangway is a narrow passage that joins the quarterdeck to the forecastle of a sailing ship.
Grains are small, hard, dry seeds, with or without attached hulls or fruit layers, harvested for human or animal consumption.
Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.
The term Jacob's ladder, used on a ship, applies to two kinds of ladders.
A jetty is a structure that projects from the land out into water.
Joseph Tatnall (1740–1813) was a prominent Quaker merchant, miller, and banker in Wilmington, Delaware.
Kirkwood (also Kemps Corner or Saint Georges Station) is an unincorporated community in central New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware.
A lock is a device used for raising and lowering boats, ships and other watercraft between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal waterways.
Lumber (American English; timber in Australian English, British English, Hiberno-English, and New Zealand English) is wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.
A pilot is a mariner who manoeuvres ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbors or river mouths, and completes the berthing / unberthing operation of the ships by controlling the ship's manoeuvrability directly and the tugs and shore linesmen through a radio.
Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.
The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is a government agency in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Maryland Route 213 (MD 213) is a state highway located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the United States.
Millington is a town in Kent and Queen Anne's counties in the U.S. state of Maryland.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation.
The New Castle and Frenchtown Turnpike and Rail Road (NC&F), opened in 1831, was the first railroad in Delaware and one of the first in the United States.
The New World is one of the names used for the Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands such as those of the Caribbean and Bermuda).
The Norfolk Southern Railway, (also known as Norfolk Southern Railway Company or simply Norfolk Southern Railroad) is a Class I railroad in the United States, owned by the Norfolk Southern Corporation.
The Old Lock Pump House on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal was one of the first National Historic Landmarks to recognize an engineering achievement rather than an important building or a place associated with an historic event.
Packet boats were small boats designed for domestic mail, passenger, and freight transportation in European countries and their colonies, including North American rivers and canals.
Panamax and New Panamax are terms for the size limits for ships traveling through the Panama Canal.
Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.
The Pennsylvania Railroad was an American Class I railroad, founded in 1846.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.
Pooles Island Light is the oldest lighthouse still standing in Maryland and the fourth oldest in the Chesapeake Bay area.
A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
The Quakers (or Religious Society of Friends) is a Christian movement which professes the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine it derives from.
The Reedy Point Bridge carries Delaware Route 9 across the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in Delaware City, Delaware, USA.
Saint Georges is an unincorporated community situated on the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in New Castle County, Delaware, about midway between the Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay.
A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts, the foremast being shorter than the main and no taller than the mizzen if there is one.
The term Seawaymax refers to vessels which are the maximum size that can fit through the canal locks of the St. Lawrence Seaway, linking the inland Great Lakes of North America with the Atlantic Ocean.
A ship canal is a canal especially intended to accommodate ships used on the oceans, seas or lakes to which it is connected, as opposed to a barge canal intended to carry barges and other vessels specifically designed for river and/or canal navigation.
A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.
A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.
The Summit Bridge carries U.S. Route 301 and Delaware Routes 71 and 896 across the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal, connecting Newark, Delaware with Dover, Delaware (via Delaware Rt. 71) and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (via U.S. Rt. 301).
Summit Bridge (or simply Summit) is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
A swing bridge is a movable bridge that has as its primary structural support a vertical locating pin and support ring, usually at or near to its center of gravity, about which the turning span can then pivot horizontally as shown in the animated illustration to the right.
Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919), often referred to as Teddy or TR, was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States, from 1901 to 1909.
U.S. Route 13 (US 13) is a north–south U.S. highway established in 1926 that runs for from Interstate 95 just north of Fayetteville, North Carolina to the northeastern suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Morrisville.
U.S. Route 301 (US 301) is a spur of U.S. Route 1 running through the South Atlantic States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE, also sometimes shortened to CoE is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies. Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The Corps of Engineers provides outdoor recreation opportunities to the public, and provides 24% of U.S. hydropower capacity. The corps' mission is to "Deliver vital public and military engineering services; partnering in peace and war to strengthen our Nation's security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters." Their most visible missions include.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Ventnor City is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.
A vertical-lift bridge or lift bridge is a type of movable bridge in which a span rises vertically while remaining parallel with the deck.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of free-flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash.
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