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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p040
vol1_p040 Image #106 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29"; Image #107 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29"; Caption under images 106 & 107: "350 Ton hydraulic jack inside links shown in #105. Looking towards suspended span (left) and towards cantilever arm (right). 10 " [diameter] Pin against which saddle casting bears passes through slotted holes in inside pair of links and its supported by the outside pair, which is riveted to the end of the cantilever arm. Note bearing shims with notch and hole in top, which carry the load while not actually jacking"; Image #117 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Looking straight up at U13 U14."
42.
vol1_p041
vol1_p041 Image #108 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Detail of lead sheave at heel of boom on span traveler. Note swivel connection (See also #133)."; Image #110 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Looking west from top of Pier 2, toward anchored bent on Pier 1. Falsework columns still in place, but bracing has been removed."; Image #111. (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Looking east from top of Pier 2 toward Pier 3 and Drum Island."
43.
vol1_p042
vol1_p042 Image #113 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. East anchor arm. Traveler Bat L4 Truss erected to L6."; Image #114 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. West side - Town Creek Span. Traveler A at L15."; Image #115 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-23-29. West side - Town Creek Cantilever."
44.
vol1_p043
vol1_p043 Image #116 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-23-29. West or Charleston cantilever arm taken from L6 on east anchor arm. Pier 3 in foreground, elev. = 134ft."; Image #118 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Hydraulic hand pump with pressure gauge. Capacity, 8000# per sq. in."; Image #119 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. rear tie-down of Span Traveler on Town Creek Span. Note bearing block under rear column for shimming up when using rear boom."
45.
vol1_p044
vol1_p044 Image #120 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-24-29. Expansion joint at L0. Plates supported on pipe separators."; Image #128 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Top chord - west cantilever arm."; Image #121 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Rocker shoe under end of viaduct girder, providing expansion between anchor arm and viaduct. Supported on cross girder at top of anchor bent."
46.
vol1_p045
vol1_p045 Image #122 (2.75" x 4.5"):"2-24-29. West cantilever arm erected to L17 L18 - Traveler at L15."; Image #124 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. Traveler A at L16, its farthest position."; Image #123 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-24-29. East anchor arm erected to L6. Traveler at L6. Viaduct traveler at right."; Image #125 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. East anchor arm at Pier 3."
47.
vol1_p046
vol1_p046 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress March , 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span and Drum Island Viaduct."
48.
vol1_p047
vol1_p047 Image #126 (4.5" x 2.75"):"3-1-29. Starting erection of east cantilever arm, from L18, the center of the channel."; Image #129 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. From top of Pier 2 showing underside of floor system."; Image #130 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Pier 3 and the Cooper River, from top of Pier 2."
49.
vol1_p048
vol1_p048 Image #133 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-3-29 Detail of lead sheave block at heel of span traveler main boom. See #108."; Image #135 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Detail at top of A-frame. Span traveler."; Image #136 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Progress - Town Creek Span."
50.
vol1_p049
vol1_p049 Image #137 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Looking west from the east cantilever arm."; Image #138 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Erecting bottom laterals."; Image #139 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Material track laid on mud sills on Drum Island."
51.
vol1_p050
vol1_p050 Image #140 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Material truck supported on piling. Drum Island Approach."; Image #141 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. 'Billy' the Drum Island mascot, at top of stair tower with Buckholt."; Image #142 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Balance beam for handling plate girders. Length 10ft."; Image #146 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Support & tie-down for sill of stiffleg derrick at Pier 4."
52.
vol1_p051
vol1_p051 Image #143 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Stiffleg derrick used as material hoist on top of span at Pier 4, to feed viaduct traveler (in distance). Near stiffleg sticks thru truss (#146) and far leg is on viaduct (#145)."; Image #144 (4.5" x 2.75"): #3-7-29. Detail at heel of stiffleg derrick SO4383 (See #167)."; Image #145 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Tie-down and strut supporting end of stiffleg projecting outside viaduct girder (See #143)."
53.
vol1_p052
vol1_p052 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): Progress March 8, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. West (left) half of Town Creek Span completed and traveler being dismantled. Viaduct traveler erecting span 17D. East cantilever arm complete."
54.
vol1_p053
vol1_p053 Image #147 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-11-29. West half of Town Creek Span complete, as seen from end of east cantilever arm."; Image #148 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Picking 150 HP Gas. Hoist, 31 tons, from traveler to dismantle traveler and lower engine to deck."; Image #149 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Erecting material tower on dock at Pier 13."
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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."
56.
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."
57.
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."
58.
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."
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vol1_p058
vol1_p058 Unnumbered image (5" x 7"): Progress March 15, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span - Drum Island Viaduct."
60.
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)."
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