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    • Tower caisson move

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Depth lines painted onto the caisson section allows the crew to know when it is ready to float. These marks are used like the load lines on a ship. Like a ship, these sections had to have concrete ballast placed inside so they would float upright...
    • Wrapping the cables

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • 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.
    • Summer Time

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Aerial view looking north from over Mackinaw city one sees a freighter passing under the still to be painted bridge, a soon to be out of business, State of Michigan ferry boat (right center, white), St. Ignace at the other end of the bridge and...
    • Hand drum

    • Drum; Indians of North America -- Great Lakes Region -- Antiquities;
    • Hand drum made of leather and sinew with symbols painted on one surface created by Native American Indians in the Great Lakes Region of Michigan, possibly Winnebago. Circa 1880.
    • Longest logging railroad

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The L'Anse Sentinel
      L'Anse, Baraga county, Mi.
      June 13, 1891 Saturday

      The Longest Logging R. R.

      The longest logging railroad in Mi., and probably in the world is that of the Manistique Lumber Co. It extends from the...
    • DSS&A railway depot

    • Railroad stations ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company


    • D.S.S. & A. RAILWAY DEPOT


      WEEKLY MINING JOURNAL
      May 11, 1901 P. 1 C.1

      NEW DEPOT ASSURED, SOUTH SHORE ROAD WILL ERECT IT ON FRONT STREET
      PLANS WILL BE HERE SHORTLY, CONSIDERABLE GRADING ON THE SITE COMPLETED
      THIS...
    • Houghton, July 4 - civil engineers

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company

    • Source: Negaunee Iron Herald
      Negaunee, (L. S.,) Mi.
      July 5, 1888
      Thursday

      New Coaches

      Two of the new coaches for the DSS&A reached the city on the early morning express yesterday, and one took its place on the regular...
    • Finished

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Daily Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      July 12, 1888
      Thursday

      The old coaches of the South Shore will be sent to the shops as fast as the new ones arrive and will be painted with the new...
    • Composite coach burned

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      August 25, 1888
      Saturday

      The composite coach burned in the Mackinaw yard last winter will soon leave the shops entirely rebuilt and painted with the new colors adopted by the South Shore. ...

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