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    • Cable preparation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Rolls of wire were delivered to Sault St. Marie, MI., 60 miles north of the Mackinac Bridge. These rolls were spliced together and rolled onto a large spool that was shipped to the bridge site and unrolled into the bridge cable during the...
    • Cable preparation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Rolls of wire were delivered to Sault St. Marie, MI., 60 miles north of the Mackinac Bridge. These rolls were spliced together and rolled onto a large spool that was shipped to the bridge site and unrolled into the bridge cable during the...
    • Cable preparation

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • Rolls of wire were delivered to Sault St. Marie, MI., 60 miles north of the Mackinac Bridge. These rolls were spliced together and rolled onto a large spool that was shipped to the bridge site and unrolled into the bridge cable during the...
    • Wire storage

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • When the coils of wire for the suspension cables was shipped from the mill in NJ it was stored in a building an Sault St. Marie, MI prior to being spliced and rolled onto reels. Wire diameter is about .192 inches or about as thick as a pencil.
    • Wire splicing

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The coils of suspension cable wire were rolled onto large reels and spliced so each reel contained about 320,000 feet of wire, or about 16 tons. Wire diameter is about .192 inches or about as thick as a pencil.
    • Wire splicing

    • Mackinac Bridge (Mich) ; Bridges -- Design and construction
    • The coils of suspension cable wire were rolled onto large reels and spliced so each reel contained about 320,000 feet of wire, or about 16 tons. Wire diameter is about .192 inches or about as thick as a pencil.

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