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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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141.
vol2_p039
vol2_p039 Image #410 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Progress."; Image #411 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Bottom chord L14 L16. Length 90 ft. Weight 17 tons."; Image #412 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Connecting bottom chord L12 L14 at joint L12."; Image #413 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Bottom chord L12 L14."
142.
vol2_p040
vol2_p040 Image #414 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Balance beam with special bent hitch plates used for short hitch on high lifts wher [sic] drift is small."; Image #415 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. Front view of double-deck span traveler A at L12 on east cantilever arm."
143.
vol2_p041
vol2_p041 Image #416 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. East cantilever arm, from the west side. Trusses erected to L14 and traveler standing at L12."; Image #417 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. East cantilever arm from below. Trusses are erected to L14."; Image #418 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. View of East cantilever arm, completed to L14."
144.
vol2_p042
vol2_p042 Image #419 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. Expansion plate on East Approach showing bend in plane of plate due to punching and riveting along one edge only. Bowed 1 3/4" in 20 ft. Straightened by hammering along other edge."; Image #420 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-12-29. Assembling eye-bars to bottom chord joint L17. (See also 424)."; Image #421 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-12-29. Entering pin at U17 connecting eye-bars supporting suspended span to end of cantilever arm."
145.
vol2_p043
vol2_p043 Image #422 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-11-29. Traveler B (left) at L15 & truss to L16. Traveler A (east side) at L12 and truss to L14."; Image #423 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. West cantilever arm complete except floor L16 to L17. Eye-bar hangers U17 L17 being erected."; Image #424 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Assembling eye-bars U17 L17 to joint L17 (See 420)."; Image #425 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Driving 10" pin at U17 with 500lb. overhauling ball - west cantilever arm."
146.
vol2_p044
vol2_p044 Image #426 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-12-29. West cantilever arm complete to L16 U17 and hangers U17 L17 for support of suspended span erected, together with joint L17."; Image #427 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-12-29. Joint U17 with dummy extension carrying 10" pin hole for jacking pin, etc., for controlling cantilever erection of the suspended span. (Geo. Schnell)."; Image #428 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-12-29. Portal at entrance to the west anchor arm. Deck truss span 6 in foreground."
147.
vol2_p045
vol2_p045 Image #429 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-11-29. Lifting 500 ton capacity hydraulic jack by its 12 1/2" [diameter] plunger to test the section."; Image #430 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Frame for testing hydraulic jacks. Capacity about 50 tons."; Image #431 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-13-29. Progress. West cantilever (left) complete to U17 L17. Right (east) arm to L16."; Image #432 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Looking east from south of Pier 5."
148.
vol2_p046
vol2_p046 Image #433 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. West cantilever arm, from below, erected to L17. Traveler B at L16."; Image #434 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. Looking toward Pier 8 (at 1050' distance) from top of Pier 9. (See 431)."; Image #435 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. Joint L17, cantilever arm side, showing opening for 10" [diameter] jacking pin and for jack, to control suspended span while cantilevered. (See 488)."
149.
vol2_p047
vol2_p047 Image #437 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-13-29. Bottom chord L14 L16. Wt. 17 tons."; Image #438 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turntable truck for turning long truss members end for end."; Image #439 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turning 90 ft. chord with turntable trucks."; Image #440 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turning 90 ft. chord with turntable trucks."
150.
vol2_p048
vol2_p048 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress, Cooper River Span, June 14, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
151.
vol2_p049
vol2_p049 Image #411 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. U.S. Engineers' Snag-boat 'Wateree.'"; Image #442 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Four-masted sailing ship passing under Cooper River Span."; Image #443 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-17-29. Progress."; Image #444 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Looking west from Cooper River. Pier 10 at left. Town Creek Span in background."
152.
vol2_p050
vol2_p050 Image #445 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Joint L17 - end of suspended span. Note 3" [diameter] pin and slotted hole for expansion."; Image #446 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Pulling piles using Union No. 2 steam hammer, inverted, and taking a strain with 3-part falls by "Wateree"."; Image #447 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. Ready to pull."
153.
vol2_p051
vol2_p051 Image #448 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. Pulling."; Image #449 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. First pile pulled. Time required, about 15 min."; Image #450 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. West cantilever arm. Traveler at L19 on the suspended span."
154.
vol2_p052
vol2_p052 Image #451 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. Bow in main compression diagonal L14 U15, south truss, east cantilever arm. Measured deflection 1 9/16". Note string at lower left. See 495 and 496 for method of straightening."; Image #553 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-27-29. L14 U15 after being straightened while under load in the bridge. Note straight string along lower left flange. Max variation is now 7/16" at lower end only. Remainder straight."; Image #452 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. West cantilever (far side) to L21 and east arm (top) to L17 with hangers at U18 L18."
155.
vol2_p053
vol2_p053 Image #453 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-20-29. Jacking stick for spreading trusses to connect bracing, etc."; Image #454 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. West arm (left) to L21. East arm (right) to L17 U18. (CL [center line] of span is at 22)."; Image #455 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. Dummy jacking chord U17 U18 containing 500 ton jack for cantilevering suspended span."; Image #456 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. Driving 10" [diameter] jacking pin in dummy jacking chord U17 U18."
156.
vol2_p054
vol2_p054 Image #457 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. Eye-bar hangers U17 L17 at end of cantilever arm, supporting the suspended span."; Image #458 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. Jacking diaphragm for 500 ton hydraulic jack in dummy chord U17 U18. Pin carryin [sic] eye-bar hangers is just beyond."; Image #459 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. 500-Ton hydraulic jack in place and connected with pump. Saddle casting (foreground) bears on 10" [diameter] jacking pin shown in 456. Drake - Varga."
157.
vol2_p055
vol2_p055 Image #460 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29."; Image #461 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-20-29."; Image #462 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-20-29."; "Three views of the west cantilever arm and west half of suspended span."
158.
vol2_p056
vol2_p056 Image #463 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. Progress."; Image #464 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. Cantilevering the suspended span from each side."; Image #465 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-19-29. Navy oil tanker passing under the Cooper River Span."; Image #466 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-20-29. Looking east from north side of bridge. Anchor Pier 7 at right."
159.
vol2_p057
vol2_p057 Image #467 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-20-29. E.L.D.'s favorite view. See also Nos. 174, 364, 444, 494, 554, and 571."; Image #468 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-20-29. Progress."; Image #469 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-20-29. Deck of west cantilever arm. G.R. Bullard, H.J. Stetina."; Image #470 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Looking down on anchorage lighter for mooring other lighters. Four anchors controlled by steam hoist."
160.
vol2_p058
vol2_p058 Image #471 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress. Ready to place the last 87 1/6" bottom chord section."; Image #472 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Ready for the last or closing bottom chord sections."; Image #473 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-21-29. From below. West cantilever, below. East cantilever, above."
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