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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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141.
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."
142.
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."
143.
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)."
144.
vol1_p058
vol1_p058 Unnumbered image (5" x 7"): Progress March 15, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span - Drum Island Viaduct."
145.
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."
146.
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."
147.
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."
148.
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."
149.
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."
150.
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."
151.
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)."
152.
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."
153.
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."
154.
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."
155.
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."
156.
vol1_p046
vol1_p046 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress March , 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span and Drum Island Viaduct."
157.
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."
158.
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."
159.
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."
160.
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."
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