50 Years of the "Mighty Mac"In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Mackinac Bridge, we invite you to explore these photo galleries, including image of the bridge's construction, historic events, and stunning views.
Summer AlbumThousands of tourists from all over the world travel to Michigan every summer to experience the natural wonders of the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. We'll do our best to capture some of the wondrous views of the Straits area to share with you throughout the summer.
Spring AlbumSpring transposes the cold winter landscapes to the promise of another traveler's dream of vacationing in northern Michigan. With the help of our digital camera, we will attempt to capture the transition from the bitter cold days of winter to the warm breezy days of summer. Come back often.
Winter AlbumMany of our summer visitors wonder what it's really like during the winter months in Northern Michigan. Here is a sampling of what some consider the most beautiful season of the year.
Fall AlbumFall is a magical time to visit the Upper Peninsula as thousands of acres of forest turn into spectacular vistas of color. The Fall season beckons tourists, hunters and campers to cross the Mackinac Bridge and experience the beauty of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Enjoy our Fall album.
View of the Mighty MacThe Mackinac Bridge is located at the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan. The Mackinac Bridge connects the two great peninsulas of Michigan. Here is just a sampling of the many moods and views of the Mighty Mac.
Historical ConstructionPrior to beginning construction, the Mackinac Bridge Authority hired Herman D. Ellis as the chief bridge photographer. His charge was to make a photographic record of the building of the Mackinac Bridge.
Construction AlbumConstruction season is an exciting time at the Mackinac Bridge. This album provides pictures of some of our recent major projects and a glimpse at some of our general maintenance activity.
Bridge View ParkOn April 26, 2001, the Mackinac Bridge Authority broke ground for a new park that overlooks the State of Michigan's greatest engineering achievement - the Mackinac Bridge. This album provides updates of construction progress.
Michigan State Ferry AlbumIn 1923 the Department of State Highways began providing car ferry service between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, Michigan. Browse this photo album for a glimpse of transportation service in the Straits area prior to the opening of the Mackinac Bridge.