First electrically powered cantilever crane wins global engineering honor

The U.K.'s 106-year-old Titan Crane, an engineering marvel in its day as the world's first electrically powered cantilever crane, has been honored as an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. The crane that graced the defunct shipyard where the QE2 was built these days serves as a tourist and bungee-jumping attraction.

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