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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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161.
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."
162.
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."
163.
vol1_p076
vol1_p076 Image #208 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The Santee River Bridge, 2.2 miles long, between McClellanville & Georgetown, S.C."; Image #209 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. 200 ft. Swing Span over the North Santee. All our piling came thru this channel."; Image #212 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The 'Chariot' - McC. M. Co's official car. Used by our piling inspectors in the Santee Swamps."; Image #213 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A negro 'mammy' storekeeper."
164.
vol1_p074
vol1_p074 Image #204 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-3-29. Deck span 12."; Image #205 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Deck span 12 landed on Pier 12."; Image #206 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-3-29. Viaduct traveler C erecting span traveler B on deck span 5. Pier 6 at left."
165.
vol1_p073
vol1_p073 Image #200 (4.5" x 2.75"): "Elev. 165' / 45' A-frame / 40' Traveler Trusses / 40' Deck Truss Span / 40' Flswk. Bent / Elev. 0.0 / Low Water. 3-29-29. Falsework columns are 19'-6" canters. Deck span trusses and traveler trusses are 18'-0" centers. Deck Span 12 at Pier 13."; Image #202 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-3-29. Deck span 12 under erection. Pier 13."; Image #203 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-3-29. First panel of deck span 5 erected by viaduct traveler, and latter is erecting Span Traveler B, the lower deck of which is complete."
166.
vol1_p010
vol1_p010 Image #20 (2.75" x 4.5"): "12-13-28. Erecting bent 3W."; Image #21 (4.5" x 2.75"): "12-13-28. Erecting bent 3W."; Image #23 (2.75" x4.5"): "12-13-28. ACL Storage Yard."
167.
vol1_p071
vol1_p071 Image #197 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. Reaving load falls at end of boom - Traveler A - Pier 13."; Image #198 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. Front view of Span Traveler, 40 ft. high to top deck and 18 ft. wide, on deck span. Weight about 150 tons, complete. (See also #4)."; Image #199 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-29-29. Traveler A starting erection at Pier 13. Falsework bent erected and setting first bottom chord."
168.
vol1_p069
vol1_p069 Image #194 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-27-29. From top of Pier 6, looking toward Drum Island viaduct and Town Creek Span. Pier 5 in foreground."; Image #195 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Second 150 HO gas. Engine starting down thru deck of Town Creek Span. (See 188)"; Image #196 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. rear view of #195. (See 188)"
169.
vol1_p068
vol1_p068 Image #190 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms erected for curbing, on West Approach. Concrete plant at right."; Image #191 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms for pouring concrete deck on West Approach."; Image #192 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Pouring concrete deck. West Approach."; Image #193 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Method of supporting timber forms."
170.
vol1_p067
vol1_p067 Image #187 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-22-29. Looking straight down on engine being lowered. One set of falls, 8 parts, with lead line snatched so lead off of drum is horizontal."; Image #188 (4.5" x 2.75"): " 3-28-29. Lowering the second 150 HP gas. hoisting engine from Town Creek Span. ridden down by Dougherty (Eng'm'n.), Omohundro, Leatherman, and two bridgemen. Note two sets of 5-part falls and lead lines straight up off of the drums. (See 195 & 196)"; Image #189 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-27-29. Span Traveler A, with double deck, erected on top of deck span #12, at Pier 13."
171.
vol1_p065
vol1_p065 Image #184 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-22-29. Ready to lower the first 150 HP gasoline hoisting engine from the bridge deck to a lighter in the stream below."; Image #185 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-22-29. Same as #184 - front view."; Image #186 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-22-29. Starting down."
172.
vol1_p063
vol1_p063 Image #181 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Detail of shoe at top of falsework bent under deck span."; Image #182 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Fuel oil compressor - (semi-diesel)."; Image #201 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-1-29. End View of #181."; Image #183 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Twist in 40 ft. viaduct girder due to improper loading for shipment."
173.
vol1_p062
vol1_p062 Image #178 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-17-29. Town Creek Span, from below, near Pier 3 - looking west."; Image #179 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Falsework bent for deck span #12, taken from the East Approach Viaduct permanent steel for temporary use."; Image #180 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. First panel of deck span #12 erected by material tower at Pier 13. Pier 12 at left."
174.
vol1_p061
vol1_p061 Image #174 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Town Creek Span between Piers 9 (left) and 8 of the Cooper River Span. Looking west."; Image #175 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-12-29. Suspended Span swung (3-16-29) and complete except last panel of floor system."; Image #176 (2.75" x 4.5"): 3-20-29. Suspended span has been swung. Note gap in top chord to right of traveler."; Image #177 (2.75" x 4.5"): 3-20-29. Temporary top chord jacking links U13 U14 removed to be replaced by permanent 'dummy' chords."
175.
vol1_p060
vol1_p060 Image #167 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-15-29. Unloading material from lighters to dock at Pier 4 with stiffleg derrick, for the Drum Island viaduct. (See #143.)"; Image #172 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Erecting first bent of false work for deck span 12. (70 ft. boom has been erected, on left, by 50 ft. boom on right and which has been taken down)."; Image #173 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Progress - from Cooper River. Traveler A removed. Drum Island Viaduct at bottom of grade."
176.
vol1_p059
vol1_p059 Image #166 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-15-29. Hydraulic hand pump on top chord at U13, Town Creek Span. Capacity 8000 lbs. Per sq. in. 'Swede' Nelson and V.I. Varga."; Image #168 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Town Creek Span and Drum Island Viaduct from Cooper River. Viaduct is nearly at bottom of grade."; Image #169 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Material tower on dock at Pier 13. One boom erected and rigged. (50 ft. boom, on right)."
177.
vol1_p057
vol1_p057 Image #163 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Preparing to erect the closing top chords - Town Creek Span."; Image #164 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Gap for closing top chord U16 U18."; Image #165 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting the closing top chord - south truss. Gap is about 2" longer than chord. 3-15-29."; Image #171 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Erecting closing top - north truss."
178.
vol1_p056
vol1_p056 Image #159 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. The closing bottom chord joint at L17! Member on left has slotted hole at pin."; Image #160 (2.75" x 4.5"): " Closing joint at L17! 4" slotted hole allows erection of closing chord at any temperature."; Image #161 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29 Progress."; Image #162 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Closing bottom chords in place."
179.
vol1_p055
vol1_p055 Image #153 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. One more panel to be erected."; Image #154 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Ready to erect the first closing bottom chord."; Image #155 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Erecting the closing bottom chord - south truss - Town Creek Span."; Image #158 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Erecting the closing bottom chord - north truss - Town Creek Span."
180.
vol1_p054
vol1_p054 Image #150 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting east half of suspended span - Town Creek."; Image #152 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Progress in Town Creek - getting nearer!"; Image #151 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. West cantilever as seen from below. This photo suggested by C.D. Marshall."
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