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Breathtaking Engineering Marvels of Our World – 15 Pics

 Some structures just take our breath away with their sheer size and intricate beauty. While we're all familiar with well-known engineering marvels like the Pyramids of Giza or the Taj Mahal, there are many other infrastructural beauties you may be less familiar with. In this post, we collected 15 photos of amazing infrastructures around the globe. From a football stadium that overlooks majestic mountains to stunning bridges, these great engineering marvels will leave you transfixed.

1. Normandy Bridge (Pont De Normandie), France

Amazing Infrastructures, Normandy Bridge
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2. Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101. A tuned mass damper is a device mounted in structures to prevent damage or structural failure by vibration. It basically acts as a giant pendulum and moves back and forth to counter any movement of the building. This one in Taiwan is the world’s largest and heaviest tuned mass damper.

Amazing Infrastructures, Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101
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3. Kechut Reservoir, Jermuk, Armenia

Amazing Infrastructures, Kechut Reservoir,
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4. The Dresden Suspension Railway, the second-oldest of its kind, dates back to 1901

Amazing Infrastructures, Dresden Suspension Railway
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5. The Sea Cliff Bridge, Australia

Amazing Infrastructures, The Sea Cliff Bridge, Australia
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6. A car elevator in Chicago, circa 1936

Amazing Infrastructures, car elevator
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7. Amager Bakke (Amager Hill), a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen, Denmark

Amazing Infrastructures, Amager Bakke
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8. The Stockholm Telephone Tower with approximately 5,500 telephone lines, 1890

Amazing Infrastructures, Stockholm Telephone Tower
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9. Liujiaxia Bridge, Gansu Province, China

Amazing Infrastructures, Liujiaxia Bridge
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10. A closer look at the finer details of the Manhattan Bridge, New York

Amazing Infrastructures, Manhattan Bridge
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11. Three Gorges Dam 5-Step Ship Lock, Yangtze River, China

Amazing Infrastructures, Three Gorges Dam
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12. The back portion of the Hoover Dam, Nevada, USA)

Amazing Infrastructures,
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13. This is what an oil rig looks like before it is underwater

Amazing Infrastructures, oil rig
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14. Henningsvaer Stadion, a small football field located in the village in the Lofoten Islands off the coast of northern Norway. It has got no stands, but the location is majestic

Amazing Infrastructures, Henningsvaer Stadion,
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15. The Eco-Link, an ecological bridge in the Bukit Timah Expressway in Singapore. It connects the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Central Catchment Nature Reserve and allows animals to move from one forest area to another

Amazing Infrastructures, ecological bridge
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