At least the Mackinaw City side may have a chance. On a tour of the USS Mackinaw, they had “plans” for the whole pier. The whole pier would be turned into a museum/park with the icebreaker being the focal point. The carfloat apron will be restored and a railcar will be placed on it.
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Mackinac City Elevator Apron – Doug Taylor Collection September 5, 2011
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