Bridge Toll Gates

Bridge Toll Gates Mackinac Michigan


Stock #: 291776
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Mackinac
State: Michigan (MI)
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Mackinac Bridge Toll Gates Longest Suspension Bridge, anchorage to anchorage, in the World - connecting Michigan's two peninsulas - opened to traffic Nov. 1, 1957. FACTS: Total Length of Superstructure 19,205 ft. Total Length of Suspension Bridge 8,614 ft. Length of Main Span 3,800 ft. Length of Bridge and Approaches 26,444 ft. Height of Towers above Water 552 ft. Depth of Tower Piers Below Water 206 ft. Clearance for Ships at Center 148 ft. Width of Roadway 48 ft. Main Cables - 2; Diameter 24 1/2 in. Estimated Weight of Superstructure 76,300 tons Cost $96,400,033.33 Designer: Dr. D. B. Steinman Father of the Bridge: Former Sen. P. M. Brown