Equipment for Mackinac Bridge construction (2 of 4)

The old lake freighter "Wolverine" was purchased by the foundation contractor from Columbia Transportation co and was used for storage of materials.  It was sunk in Moran Bay and used for a breakwater over the winter of 1954-55.  In the spring it was pumped out and used again for storage., Electronic reproduction of text.  The Mackinac Bridge 1954 - 1958. Mackinac Bridge Authority
Abstract/Description: The old lake freighter "Wolverine" was purchased by the foundation contractor from Columbia Transportation co and was used for storage of materials. It was sunk in Moran Bay and used for a breakwater over the winter of 1954-55. In the spring it was pumped out and used again for storage.
Subject(s): Bridges--Design and construction
St. Ignace (Mich.)
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)
Date Created: 1955 (approximate)