Cable wrapping for Mackinac Bridge (2 of 6)

Special machinery was used to wrap the main suspension cables with a pencil thin steel wire over sealer.  This sealer and wire together was designed to provide a water tight cover over the cables., Electronic reproduction of text.  The Mackinac Bridge 1954 - 1958. Mackinac Bridge Authority
Abstract/Description: Special machinery was used to wrap the main suspension cables with a pencil thin steel wire over sealer. This sealer and wire together was designed to provide a water tight cover over the cables.
Subject(s): Bridges--Design and construction
St. Ignace (Mich.)
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)
Date Created: 1957 (approximate)