Wrapping the cables

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)