Tower caisson for the Mackinac Bridge (34 of 45)

After repairs were make, the channel was opened up so the caisson could be floated off the beach and into Lake Huron for the trip to the bridge site.  Note the fabricated steel parts stacked and ready to begin building the next caisson, Electronic reproduction of photograph.  The Mackinac Bridge 1954 - 1958. Mackinac Bridge Authority
Abstract/Description: After repairs were make, the channel was opened up so the caisson could be floated off the beach and into Lake Huron for the trip to the bridge site. Note the fabricated steel parts stacked and ready to begin building the next caisson
Subject(s): Bridges--Design and construction
St. Ignace (Mich.)
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)
Date Created: 1954 (approximate)