Wrapping the cables of the Mackinac Bridge (6 of 6)

This special machine uses three drums of fine steel wire to tightly wrap around the cable which has been coated with a sealing paste.  The completed wrap will be painted and will serve as a barrier to protect the suspension cables from the weather., Electronic reproduction of text.  The Mackinac Bridge 1954 - 1958. Mackinac Bridge Authority
Abstract/Description: This special machine uses three drums of fine steel wire to tightly wrap around the cable which has been coated with a sealing paste. The completed wrap will be painted and will serve as a barrier to protect the suspension cables from the weather.
Subject(s): Bridges--Design and construction
St. Ignace (Mich.)
Mackinaw City (Mich.)
Mackinac Bridge (Mich.)
Date Created: 1957 (approximate)