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Oroville, California

Cresta Aqueduct

A picturesque example of brute-force engineering conquering nature.
Las Heras, Argentina

Las Bóvedas de Uspallata (The Vaults of Uspallata)

These egg-shaped buildings constructed by Jesuits house a quaint museum in the Andes.
Quincy, California

Keddie Wye

A showcase of engineering might that was also symbolic of westward expansion.
Luján de Cuyo, Argentina

Cementerio del Andinista

A cemetery dedicated to the mountaineers who perished climbing Mount Aconcagua.
Oroville, California

Bidwell Bar Bridge

California's first suspension bridge.
Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

Constructed on the ruins of a convent, this tower saved countless lives.
Incline Village, Nevada

The Flume Trail

A breathtaking 19th-century trail overlooking Lake Tahoe.
Mendoza, Argentina

Shrine to Gauchito Gil

This roadside memorial pays homage to Argentina's Outlaw Saint.
St. Louis, Missouri

Old St. Louis County Courthouse

The Old Courthouse takes visitors on a captivating trip through St. Louis' timeline.
Smartsville, California

Timbuctoo

Once the largest town in eastern Yuba County now sits abandoned.
Gerlach, Nevada

High Rock Canyon Wilderness

A geological wonder where visitors can experience the Applegate-Lassen Emigrant Trail as 19th-century pioneers once did.
Argentina

Huemul Island

The island houses the ruins of a secret nuclear fusion lab that once employed high-profile Nazi scientists
Sacramento, California

Tower Bridge

Art Deco stylings conceal the true nature of this bridge.
Delmar, Maryland

Transpeninsular Midpoint Marker

The stone marker that Mason and Dixon placed at the eastern end of the famous north-south border they surveyed.
Boulder City, Nevada

Winged Figures of the Republic

A Norwegian-born sculptor created these soaring guardian angels at the entrance to Hoover Dam.
Esmeralda County, Nevada

Coaldale, Nevada

This tiny cluster of abandoned buildings looks like the future of the ghost town - today!
Imlay, Nevada

Thunder Mountain Monument

The self-made house sculpture of an outsider artist who named himself "Chief Rolling Thunder."
Sausalito, California

Marin Headlands

Concrete strongholds stand guard over the Golden Gate.
Atlanta, Georgia

Oakland Cemetery

Civil War soldiers, captains of industry, and paupers all interred on historic grounds.
Biloxi, Mississippi

The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library

A historic Civil War estate-turned-museum looks back on the Confederate States of America.
Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale Crossroads

Giant novelty guitars now mark the spot where Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the devil.
Memphis, Tennessee

The Jungle Room at Graceland

Elvis' own personal tropical hideaway.
Vallejo, California

The Alibi Clock

The timepiece that exonerated a labor radical accused of a parade bombing that killed ten people.
Auburn, California

The Statues of Ken Fox

Dentist's hated concrete colossi are now beloved icons of the community.