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Dirty Jobs at the Mackinac Bridge
courtesy Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau
(click photo for a full slideshow!)
Stone Soup Musings has put together Must see TV: Michigan, a great post on recent visits by all kinds of TV shows to Michigan. From the Caledonia Mine in Ontonagon (Best Places To Find Cash and Treasures) to Mythbusters testing the urban legend on whether a jet engine will flip over a cat at Kalitta Air in Oscoda to:
The TV show I’m most looking forward to is “Dirty Jobs” with Mike Rowe. In May, the program filmed Mike tackling the Mighty Mackinaw Bridge.
[...] The hour-long Mackinac Bridge episode, entitled â€œBridge Painter,â€ … is expected to focus on workers painting the huge cables that run along the bridge or doing maintenance inside one of the bridge towers, which soar 552 feet over the water, officials said.
After looking at the photos we link to above, Kathy added:
To give you a feel for just how high the bridge is, check out these photos of the “Dirty Job” crew filming Mike Rowe above the water, particularly image #14. But to see what Mike thought of this job, you’ll have to watch “Bridge Painter” which airs on August 7 at 9 p.m