Keeping the Mighty in the Mac: Meet The People Who Maintain the Mackinac Bridge

In the August 2017 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine we share the stories of the people who maintain the Mackinac Bridge. They climb it, paint it, weld it, bolt it, guard it … they live it. And their tales of the bridge—well, they’re incredible.

“It took me six, seven months to not squeeze the rails so hard that my hands would hurt at the end of the day.” Trestin Fogelsonger, painter.

These photos, shot by Erik Olsen, share a glimpse of the story. Find it on newsstands across Northern Michigan, or order your copy online.

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