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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p077
vol1_p077 Image #214 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Flooded country as seen from the Santee River Bridge."; Image #215 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Rafts of cypress piling tied up below the Santee River Bridge - ready for towing to Charleston."; Image #216 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Up the North Santee - flooded over its banks."; Image #217 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Chicken Creek - a tributary of the North Santee - narrow and swift."
42.
vol1_p078
vol1_p078 Image #218 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Negro wood-cutters enroute home for the week end."; Image #219 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A hollow-log canoe. Duncan at the paddle."; Image #220 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Laurel Hill Island - water 2 to 3 ft. deep over the 5 ft. banks at normal stage. Most of the 85 ft. and 90 ft. piling came from here."; Image #221 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Chicken Creek - note height of water around the tree trunks."
43.
vol1_p011
vol1_p011 Image #22 (2.75" x 4.5"): "12-13-28. Driving Piles for dock at anchor pier #4."; Image #24 (2.75" x 4.5"): "12-23-28. Charleston Approach completed. Looking east toward Town Creek Span."; Image #25 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-1-29. Assembling steel falsework bents preparatory to erection of the west anchor arm - Town Creek Span. Pier 2 at right."
44.
vol1_p079
vol1_p079 Image #222 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. An obstruction in the Chicken Creek channel. Note the water back in the woods."; Image #223 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The motor boat which was used to tow small rafts to the Santee Bridge."; Image #224 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. 7 to 8 Ft. of water over the 'mainland' where piles were being cut."; Image #225 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A 90 ft. cypress tree, felled from a boat. Must be cleared and floated out."
45.
vol1_p080
vol1_p080 Image #226 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Piles floated out and rafted, ready to be towed to the Santee Bridge."; Image #227 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Woodcutters camp on a knoll along the bank of Chicken Creek - Santee River Swamps."; Image #228 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. H.W. & R.H. Morrison of McClellanville, S.C. Piling contractors for McCl. Mar. Co. on the Cooper River Bridge."
46.
vol1_p081
vol1_p081 Image #230 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Top deck of double-deck Span Traveler, looking toward front boom and A-frame."; Image #231 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Detail at heel of main (front) boom. Double-deck span traveler."; Image #234 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Deckspan 12 swung and steel falsework bents removed."; Image #233 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Detail at heel of rear boom. Double-deck traveler."
47.
vol1_p083
vol1_p083 Image #235 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-7-29. Material Tower with two 50 ton stiffleg derricks on top, erected to a height of 3 panels (ab't 95 ft.) On dock at Pier 13."; Image #238 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. Main boom of Span Traveler 'B' being raised by gin pole after A-frame has been tripped into position."; Image #239 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. From deck of Viaduct Traveler 'C', erecting Span Traveler 'B'."
48.
vol1_p082
vol1_p082 Image #236 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Rear view of Viaduct Traveler 'C' erecting Span Traveler 'A' on Span 5."; Image #237 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Side view of #236."; Image #232 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-7-29. Top deck of double-deck Span Traveler A, looking toward rear boom, A-frame and backstay connection."
49.
vol1_p086
vol1_p086 Image #240 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-9-29. Compressor plant under Span 35D, near Pier 5, and ramp leading to it from Pier 37D which is in deep water."; Image #242 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Falsework under Span 5. Falsework bents have battered columns."; Image #241 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Rocker bearing and roller expansion shoe under 270 ft. deck truss span - Pier 6."; Image #243 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-15-29. Span 5 erected to U5L6."
50.
vol1_p087
vol1_p087 Image #244 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Span 5 completed. Viaduct Traveler at left being removed by stiffleg derrick, which it has set up in front of it."; Image #245 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Spans 11 and 12 completed."; Image #246 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. Erecting Span 10. Taken from near Pier 12, looking west toward Pier 11, anchor pier 10 and main piers 9 and 8."
51.
vol1_p089
vol1_p089 Image #247 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Spans 10, 11, and 12. Span 10 under erection."; Image #252 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. From Span 1E, looking east. Hydraulic fill causeway in distance."; Image #251 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. re-erecting viaduct traveler on Span 1E, at Pier 13, to complete East Approach."; Image #253 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. East abutment - looking west. Spans 21E to 13E have been erected by C.E. Hillyer."
52.
vol1_p088
vol1_p088 Image #248 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. Span 5 completed and working on Span 6."; Image #249 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. From top of anchor pier 7, looking west toward Span Traveler B erecting Span 6." Image #250 (4.5" x 2.75"): 4-23-29. From top of viaduct at bent #12E, looking west. Town Creek Span in distance."
53.
vol1_p090
vol1_p090 Image #254 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. East Approach - end of causeway and start of steel girder spans."; Image #256 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Typical timber pile falsework footing before being braced. Piles are unusually well lined up."; Image #255 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Falsework footings 28 and 29 & Pier 8 beyond - looking east from top of anchor pier 7."; Image #257 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Framing timber falsework pile bents."
54.
vol1_p091
vol1_p091 Image #258 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Driving piles and framing."; Image #260 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Falsework footing #16, under deck span #10. Two (2) plumb piles and six (6) battered piles under each col."; Image #259 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Timber falsework footings under Span 10. Av. depth of water = 25' at low tide."; Image #261 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. typical detail of steel falsework col. on ton of 2-200 ton wedge jacks. Deck spans."
55.
vol1_p012
vol1_p012 Image #26 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 1-3-29. Erecting first bottom chord section, L0L2, west anchor arm."; Image #27 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-3-29. Steel falsework bent under L2, west anchor arm. connecting first bottom chord."; Image # 28 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-2-29. Faslework footing #2 under panel point L4 - west anchor arm.
56.
vol1_p092
vol1_p092 Image #264 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Driving piles for falsework footings. Anchor Pier 10."; Image #266 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress in Cooper River. Looking north."; Image #265 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Typical group of piles pulled together for bracing & cutting off."; Image #267 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-26-29. Loading cypress piles from car to lighter."
57.
vol1_p093
vol1_p093 Image #268 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-26-29. Twelve carloads of chords for Cooper River Span. 3 cars per load of 3 - 90 ft. chords."; Image #270 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-26-29. Line of bottom chords - Spans 10, 11, & 12. From top of Pier 10, looking east."; Image #269 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-26-29. 90 ft. Chord sections for Anchor Arm. Lightest chords 15 tons each and heaviest, 36 tons."; Image #271 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-28-29. Looking up the West Approach toward Town Creek Span. Street paved (see #36)."
58.
vol1_p095
vol1_p095 Image #272 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-28-29. Town Creek Span, looking east from near the end of west approach."; Image #273 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-28-29. Progress in Cooper River."; Image #274 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-29-29. Traveler A erecting end floorbeam of west anchor arm at Pier 10."; Image #275 (2.75" x 4.5"): "End floorbeam of west anchor arm hung on stringers of deck span. First steel erected on anchor arm."
59.
vol1_p096
vol1_p096 Image #276 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-30-29. 8-Ton Vulcan Gasoline Locomotive, shifting Crane 19 (100 tons) in storage yard."; Image #277 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Same as 276."; Image #278 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Connecting anchor column to end floorbeam - Pier 10. (See 274-5)."
60.
vol1_p097
vol1_p097 Image #279 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Preparing to drive pin in anchor column - Pier 10."; Image #280 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Anchor bent on Pier 10 erected complete."; Image #281 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Erecting timber stair tower at Pier 10."
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