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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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121.
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."
122.
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."
123.
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."
124.
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."
125.
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."
126.
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."
127.
vol1_p075
vol1_p075 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress, April 5, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
128.
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."
129.
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."
130.
vol1_p072
vol1_p072 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress in Cooper River, March 29, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Drum Island Viaduct (left) just completed. Span Traveler A (right) re-erected. Drum Island Viaduct / Pier 5 / 270' Deck Span / Pier 6 / 270' Deck Span / Pier 7 / 450' Anchor Arm / Pier 8 / 1050' Main Span (Cantilevers & Suspended Span) / Pier 9 / 450' Anchor Arm / Pier 10 / 270' / Pier 11 / 270' / Pier 12 / 270' / Pier 13 / East Approach Viaduct."
131.
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."
132.
vol1_p070
vol1_p070 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress, March 29, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span complete except riveting and travelers removed."
133.
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)"
134.
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."
135.
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."
136.
vol1_p066
vol1_p066 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Lowering 33 ton, 150 HP Gasoline hoisting engine, under its own power. Town Creek Span. Ridden down by W.E. Omohundro, Sup't., W.S. Patterson, Pusher, and John Shelton, Engineman."
137.
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."
138.
vol1_p064
vol1_p064 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress at 4 P.M., March 22, 1929. Town Creek Span - Drum Island Viaduct."
139.
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."
140.
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."
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