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    • Rock cut

    • Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad, Railroads--Design and construction
    • View of work on the bottom of the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee to Champion MI. Engineering flaws and a steep...
    • Rock cut

    • Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad, Railroads--Design and construction
    • View showing early work on the rock cut during construction of the Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad. Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan. This nearly $2 million railroad was to run from Skanee to Champion MI. Engineering flaws and a steep...
    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • One of the completed tower caisson cutting (1st) section sits at the Alpena fabrication site while machinery digs a channel out to Lake Huron so the caisson can be towed by tug to the straights, 990 miles away
    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Dragline digs the channel that will be used to float the tower caisson (first section or cutting section) out onto Lake Huron. Note that the other tower caisson in in the right background.
    • Quarry

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The stone quarry located at Drummond Island, MI is located at the mouth of the St. Marys River, where it empties into northern Lake Huron. Here a ship loads stone for use at the Mackinac Bridge construction site
    • Winter

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Another aerial view of the construction equipment frozen in the ice of Lake Huron. St.Ignace, MI is in the background. The old steamer, ""Wolverine"" was used to store sand. This vessel buckled due to improper loading and the fact that it was...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This completed first section of a tower caisson (No. 20) is ready to take the trip to the bridge 90 miles away. The unit was built on the beach. The crane had to dredge a channel so the caisson could be towed off the beach and into Lake Huron for...
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • 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
    • Tower caisson

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The first section of a tower caisson (caisson No. 20) is fabricated at Alpena, MI and ready to be towed to the construction site. But first a channel must be dug to Lake Huron (background).
    • Construction equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Merritt-Chapman & Scott marine construction equipment making a channel at Alpena, MI in order to float the first section of tower caisson No. 20 out of the assembly area and into Lake Huron for the 90 mile trip to the bridge site.
    • Ore dock at Skanee

    • Passenger ships--Great Lakes (North America), Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad
    • Passenger vessel "Christopher Columbus" at the Iron Range & Huron Bay Railroad Ore Dock located at Skanee, Michigan, Arvon Township, Baraga County, Michigan

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