On Top of the Mackinac Bridge

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© Justin Sailor
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UploadedOctober 18, 2007
TakenSeptember 17, 2007
ModelCanon EOS 30D
Exposure1/160 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length28 mm
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On the 375th and finaly day of my 50-state tour I was able to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge, something only a few people a year get to do. There couldn't have been a better finale in Michigan, this is an awesome icon of the state. There is an elevator that fits three people tightly. Then you have to climb a 30-40 foot latter from the second crossbream to the top. It was one of the most incredible places I've ever stood, 552 feet above the water.

For the story visit www.hometowninvasion.comMore photos of the bridge here.

10 responses

  • Robin Jerstad

    Robin Jerstad said (18 Oct 2007):

    Awesome image Jason! Were you tethered to something or just standing in the open up there? How did you get permission to go up there?

  • Jeff Blucher

    Jeff Blucher said (18 Oct 2007):

    This is great! I'd like to some other shots from this vantage.

  • Carlton Johnson

    Carlton Johnson said (18 Oct 2007):

    wow! incredible view--I admire those who have the stomach to do something like this--my height-fright will not allow me. Great capture!!

  • amir ali atighi moghadam

    amir ali atighi moghadam (Deleted) said (23 Feb 2008):

    wow great shot

  • Daphne Schlick

    Daphne Schlick (Deleted) gave props (23 Feb 2008):

    wow, beautiful shot, love that bridge!

  • Angela Duncan

    Angela Duncan said (25 Feb 2008):

    Awesome. Nice bright colors!

  • Francesca Conti

    Francesca Conti gave props (11 Mar 2008):


  • Steven Goranitis

    Steven Goranitis gave props (12 Mar 2008):

    This is really cool!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (27 Sep 2008):

    Very nicely composed; kinda get that queasy feeling looking at this :-)

  • Joel MacPherson

    Joel MacPherson gave props (19 Mar 2009):

    great image!

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