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    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Grout was pumped down the grout pipes to the bottom of the aggregate layer. As the grout raised through the voids between the aggregate it displaced the water that was above it. Before the grout ""set"" the pipes were pulled up to a prescribed...
    • Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine

    • Mines and mineral resources
    • Photograph of Iron Mountain's Chapin Mine, the most famous and most productive on the Menominee Iron Range. It was also among the wettest, due in part to the fact that its immense deposits were situated under a cedar swamp. Water had to be pumped...
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the grout plant is moored to one of the cable anchor piers. The grout is pumped through the grout tubes into the voids between the limestone aggregate and raises to the surface forcing the water up and out. (1)
    • Grouting

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Here the grout plant is moored to one of the cable anchor piers. The grout is pumped through the grout tubes into the voids between the limestone aggregate and raises to the surface forcing the water up and out. (2)
    • Grout plant

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • This four story height, marine grout plant was specially designed by the marine contractor for the Mackinac Bridge project. After the aggregate was about 10 feet deep inside the cofferdam, grout made from Portland cement, sand, fly ash, water, and...
    • Equipment

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The old lake freighter ""Wolverine"" was purchased by the foundation contractor from Columbia Transportation co and was used for storage of materials. It was sunk in Moran Bay and used for a breakwater over the winter of 1954-55. In the spring it...
    • American Mining Co. (2)

    • Railroads ; Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company
    • Source: The Mining Journal
      Marquette, Mi.
      May 7, 1887
      Saturday
      The American Mining Co., operating the American (formerly Sterling)
      mine At Clarksburgh, has a small force of men at work unwatering
      the mine, which will be pumped dry...

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