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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p036
vol1_p036 Image #95 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-15-29. Looking down Drum Island Viaduct toward Cooper River. Viaduct Traveler C erecting."; Image #98 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. From the peak of the Town Creek Span (U8), elev. 235 ft. looking west down the Charleston Approach."; Image #99 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Looking east from U8, toward Drum Island Traveler at L13, rear boom in foreground. Main boom, boomed out flat, can be seen thru the A-frame."
42.
vol1_p033
vol1_p033 Image #90 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-13-29. Erecting assembly shown in #89, completing end of cantilever arm except for dummy bottom chords L12 L13."; Image #91 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-13-29. West side - Town Creek Span. Removing steel falsework bent #1 under anchor arm."; Image #92 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. Joint and floorbeam at L13 ( = Lo joint of suspended span. See #93)."
43.
vol1_p032
vol1_p032 Image #87 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-7-29. Top chords U12 U13 showing joint at U13 and temporary jacking links. Note eye bar hangers."; Image #88 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-13-29. Bottom chord joint L13 - Town Creek. End joint of suspended span."; Image #89 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-13-29. Assembly of top chord U12 U13, hanger, U13 L13 and joint L13 at end of suspended span."
44.
vol1_p034
vol1_p034 Image #86 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Detail at boom heel - top of material tower. (See also #67)."; Image #93 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. End floorbeam of suspended span erected before last (dummy) bottom chord of cantilever arm is in place."; Image #94 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. Detail at front corner of Span Traveler, showing screw bearing jack and tie-down-rods."
45.
vol1_p030
vol1_p030 Image #83 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-7-29. Material Tower erecting Span Traveler B. Viaduct traveler erecting Span 5D - Drum Island Viaduct."; Image #84 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-7-29. Falsework footings Nos. 4 and 5, east anchor arm - Town Creek."; Image #85 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-7-29. Steel material Tower F067 & F0187. 40 ft. square x 130 ft. high to boom heels. Two 70 ft. boom (30 ton capacity). On dock opposite Pier 4"
46.
vol1_p029
vol1_p029 Image #79 (2.75" x 4.5"): "150 HP Gasoline hoisting engine (#5 or #6). Weight 31 tons."; Image #80 (2.75" x 4.5"): "100 HP Gasoline hoisting engine (#7). Weight about 26 tons."; Image #81 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress 2-1-29."; Image #82 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-7-29. West cantilever completed to L12. Traveler at L10. Town Creek."
47.
vol1_p027
vol1_p027 Image #76 (2.75" x 4.5"): Temporary top chord links between U13 and U14, carrying diaphragms for hydraulic jacks - Town Creek Span."; Image #77 (2.75" x 4.5"): "End view of links shown in #76."; Image #78 (2.75" x 4.5): "End view of top chords U12 U13 at U13. (see #87)."
48.
vol1_p026
vol1_p026 Image #71 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Looking west across Town Creek from west end of Drum Island Viaduct. Just before erection of Span Traveler B. Trusses 24 ft. c. to c."; Image #74 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Driving a batter pile for falsework footings with a No. 2 Vulcan steam hammer hung from a derrick boom."; Image #75 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Pier 12, Cooper River. Elev. top = 50.1 ft. above mean low water. Carries the 270 ft. deck truss spans."
49.
vol1_p025
vol1_p025 Image #70 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 1-30-29. Lead block and boom heel - viaduct traveler."; Image #72 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail at front corner of viaduct traveler, showing swivel truck, 40 ton jack, tie-down anchors, and front bearing."; Image #73 (4.5" x 2.5"): "1-30-29. rear view of viaduct traveler on Drum Island Viaduct. Wt. about 80 tons, including 25 ton engine and all rigging & counterw't."
50.
vol1_p024
vol1_p024 Image #65 (2.75" x 4.5"): Main bearing shoes for 1050 ft. Cooper River Span. Base 7' 3" x 8' 6". Wt. 10 tons. Ab't. 4' 6" high."; Image #68 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. 100 HP Gas. Hoisting engine on deck of viaduct traveler. 3 Drums & swinger. (Tom Kane)"; Image #67 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail of boom heel and foot of mast at top of Material Tower. (See also No. 86)"; Image #69 (2.75" x 4.5"): 1-30-29. Drum Island & Cooper River - looking east. Piers 5 to 13 in Cooper River completed."
51.
vol1_p023
vol1_p023 Image #61 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-23-29. Progress - Town Creek Span. Taken from office tower."; Image #62 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress - Town Creek & Drum Island (right). 1-26-29."; Image #63 (2.75" x 4.5"):"1-28-29. West anchor arm complete."; Image #64 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-28-29. Viaduct traveler starting erection of Drum Island Viaduct. span traveler not yet erected."
52.
vol1_p021
vol1_p021 Image #59 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Temporary tower bracing between anchor bent on Pier 4 (left) and bent 1D of Drum Island Viaduct (right). Note the different batter of the two bents, also the diagonal cable bracing, with turnbuckles (Frank Stengel)."; Image #56 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. 100 HP Gasoline Hoist #7. Used on viaduct traveler."; Image #60 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. Setting shoes on Pier 2."
53.
vol2_p091
vol2_p091 Image #577 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-29-29. Fallen stair tower - ready to be towed in."; Image #578 (4.5" x 2.75"): "8-29-29. The last stair tower, at Pier 7, being removed by tipping it over."; Image #579 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-29-29. Falsework steel burned into scrap lengths 20" x 5'-0". See 523."
54.
vol2_p090
vol2_p090 Image #573 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-16-29. Bottom side of lighter, showing barnacles and other marine growths."; Image #574 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-20-29. Pile-pulling derrick lighter sunk in 12 to 15 ft. of water at high tide."; Image #575 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-20-29. Sunken derrick lighter. Photo at low tide."; Image #576 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Same as above."
55.
vol2_p089
vol2_p089 Image #569 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-12-29. Toll House."; Image #570 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-12-29. Toll House."; Image #571 (2.75" x 4.5"): "E.L.D.'s favorite view again. See also Nos. 174, 364, 444, 467, 494, and 554."; Image #572 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-16-29. Turning a lighter over by sinking it and pulling against the tide with a rolling hitch."
56.
vol2_p088
vol2_p088 Image #565 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-9-29. Floats parade - second day of the opening celebration."; Image #566 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-9-29. P.U.C. float."; Image #567 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-9-29. Floats parade."; Image #568 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-9-29. Floats parade - looking east from the toll house."
57.
vol2_p087
vol2_p087 Image #561 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-8-29. Four-masted Belgian Training ship lying at P.U.C. Dock. Masts 185 ft. high."; Image #562 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-8-29. The opening day. First cars going east, coming from Charleston."; Image #562 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-8-29. Free traffic till 4:00 P.M.! Cars now traveling in both directions."; Image #564 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-9-29. Camera man ready to take movies of the floats parade - 2nd day of bridge opening."
58.
vol2_p086
vol2_p086 Image #557 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-1-29. Entrance to Cooper River Span."; Image #558 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-1-29. At the center of the Cooper River Span."; Image #559 (4.5" x 2.75"): "8-2-29. W.E. Omohundro ("Oaks") Superintendent on the Cooper River Bridge."
59.
vol2_p085
vol2_p085 Image #551 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-25-29. Sling after starting to take a strain on it. Overhauling ball prevents the end from pulling out of the half hitch. This sling will cut a cypress pile in two under 80 to 90 tons pull."; Image #554 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-1-29. One of the most unique of bridge pictures."; Image #560 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Another view as above, further back."
60.
vol2_p084
vol2_p084 Image #549 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-23-29. 12 x 12 Timber caps and blocking removed from the falsework bents."; Image #550 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-25-29. Sling used for pulling piles - six parts of 1 1/4" [diameter] wire cable with overhauling ball at lower end. Photo shows sling just placed around pile, before taking any strain."; Image #522 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-25-29. Office force and timekeepers. E. Neufer, E.L.D., W.R. Drake, Roberts, Bacot, D.W. Graham, Frank."
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