SEATTLE – On Nov. 23, 2013, the Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) will showcase the exhibition Civil Engineers that Built Seattle. Developed by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE), the Civil Engineers that Built Seattle exhibition is a panel display exploring the story of civil engineering projects, policies, and the people that were essential and transformative to the development of the Puget Sound region.
Featuring milestones in Northwest civil engineering, visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the creation of several regional engineering landmarks and the people that made them possible, including:
• Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard
• Railroad Tunnels at Stevens Pass
• Snoqualmie Falls Power Generation Station
• Lacey V Murrow (I-90) Floating Bridge and Mount Baker Tunnels
• George Vancouver’s Mapping of the West Coast of North America
Civil Engineers that Built Seattle will be on display in MOHAI’s Linda and Ted Johnson Family Community Gallery from Nov. 23, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014.