Mackinac Bridge Dedication June 25 - 28, 1958
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Mackinac Bridge Dedication Parade - Mackinaw City, Michigan
Crowd watching the Mackinac Bridge Dedication Parade on Central Avenue in Mackinaw City, Michigan

Such Crust III hydroplane boat which was built in 1952 for Detroit bakery executive Jack Schafer, Sr.

M42 40 mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun
M42 40 mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun, or "Duster," built for the U.S. Army from 1952 until December 1959
by the tank division of the General Motors Corporation.

Sam missile in Mackinac Bridge dedication parade
US Army surface to air missile (SAM)

Dearborn Machinery Movers in Mackinac Bridge parade
Worlds largest tractor trailer with 66 wheels and a capacity of 300 tons - Dearborn Machinery Movers

M48 Patton tank in Mackinac Bridge parade
M48 Patton - US Army medium tank which was in service from 1953 - 1990s

military color guards in Mackinac Bridge dedication parade
There were color guards from all branches of the United States armed service

Mackinaw City parade 1958
Rounding the corner from Central Avenue on to South Huron

Miss Mackinaw City Diane Krueger in Mackinac Bridge dedication parade
Miss Mackinaw City Diane Krueger 

David Steinman - Mackinac Bridge
Dr. & Mrs David B. Steinman - Dr. Steinman was the designer of the Mackinac Bridge 

Lansing Centennial float in Mackinac Bridge dedication parade
Lansing, Michigan float

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last three photos furnished by the Michigan Department of Transportation
images copyright 1958, scans copyright 2012 by Keith Stokes