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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol2_p019
vol2_p019 Image #346 (4.5" x 2.75"): " 5-22-29. East anchor arm just before erecting the joints at L10 on Pier 8. (See also 343, 344, 345, & 348)."; Image #347 (4.5" x 2.75"): "Traveler on floorbeam at L8, Span 7, from Pier 8."; Image #349 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-23-29. Main bearing shoe, Pier 9. Anchor arm trusses not yet pulled back to connect to top shoe. See pulling and jacking devices, 350 and 351. 7'-3 x 8'-6 = 61.6 [square feet]. Max. Des. Load = 3,916,000 [pounds] = 63,540 [pounds/square feet] = 440 [pounds/square inch]. Max. Erec. Load = 2,658,000 [pounds] with suspended span cantilevered to center."
122.
vol2_p020
vol2_p020 Image #350 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-23-29. Pulling device (at left) at L0 - Span 9. Where deck span adjoins anchor arm."; Image #351 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-23-29. Jacking device at end of anchor arm. Pulling device, showing turnbuckle - just beyond."; Image #352 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-23-29. West anchor arm landed on Pier 8 (right)."; Image #353 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-24-29. Looking west from Span 9."
123.
vol2_p021
vol2_p021 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress in Cooper River, May 24, 1929 at 5: P.M. Both travelers are tied up for lack of steel. Traveler A (right) held at L8 on account of shop error in joint at L10. Traveler B (left) has moved to L9. Note U.S. Navy destroyers."
124.
vol2_p022
vol2_p022 Image #354 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Deck spans 10, 11, and 12 - from stair tower at Pier 10. Trusses are 40 ft. deep."; Image #355 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Looking down from deck of bridge at falsework footing #31, under L8. Span 9. (See 333)."; Image #356 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Same as 355."; Image # 5-26-29. Falsework footing #32, under L6, Span 9. (See also 334)."
125.
vol2_p023
vol2_p023 Image #360 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. rolling top chord U8 U10 - 100 ft. long Wt. 36 tons."; Image #361 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. U8 U10 being rolled right side up for erection. Note special rolling slings & sheaves."; Image #362 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on truck to be run out and loaded on lighter."; Image #363 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on lighter."
126.
vol2_p024
vol2_p024 Image #364 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. East anchor arm (left) - Town Creek Span in distance and west anchor arm (right)."; Image #365 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Town Creek Span & west anchor arm of Cooper River Span with U8 U10 just erected."; Image #366 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Erecting top chord U8 U10. Span 9. (Patterson)."; Image #367 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Erecting U8 U10. Span 9."
127.
vol2_p025
vol2_p025 Image #368 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Erecting U8 U10. Span 9."; Image #369 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Top chord U8 U10 in place. Span 7."; Image #370 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. fitting up joint at U8. Span 7."; Image #371 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Hitch plates and connection to U8 U10 for erection. Span 7."
128.
vol2_p026
vol2_p026 Image #372 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Looking down from U10, over Pier 8. Elev. = 280 ft. above water. Note lighter with steel."; Image #373 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Top chord U8 U10 just entered into joint at U8 and ready to be pulled in and connected. Span 9."
129.
vol2_p027
vol2_p027 Image #374 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Top chord joint at U10 - Span 7. Navy destroyers below. Elev. of peak approx. 280 ft. above low water. (S.R. Graham)."; Image #375 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Detail of main boom, hooked onto chord U8 U10."; Image #376 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Erecting U 8 U10. Span 9. (See 373)."
130.
vol2_p028
vol2_p028 Image #377 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. West side. First truss members erected in cantilever arm."; Image #378 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. East anchor arm complete. Traveler at L9."; Image #379 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Traveler at L9 erecting peak strut at U10. Then moves back 15 ft. to allow boom to "duck" under strut and move forward.. Not drift."; Image #380 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Peak strut at U10 east side, as shown in 379."
131.
vol2_p029
vol2_p029 Image #382 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Erecting peak strut at U10 west side, by hauling it around in the back of the boom. Traveler at L10."; Image #383 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-31-29. Final position of 382. Erecting strut in this manner took about 2 hours as compared with 10 minutes for method shown in 379."; Image #384 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Looking west from U10 on east side."
132.
vol2_p030
vol2_p030 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7'): "Progress in Cooper River, May 31, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Lost 3 days since May 24 on account of lack of steel."
133.
vol2_p031
vol2_p031 Image #381 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-31-29. Top chord of east anchor arm, as seen from U1. Peak strut at U10 (top) is highest point of span - elev. 280 ft."; Image #385 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-1-29. West side - erecting cantilever arm."; Image #386 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-1-29. Erecting cantilever arm - east side."
134.
vol2_p032
vol2_p032 Image #387 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress 6-1-29"; Image #388 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-3-29. E.L.D. at U10, watching erection of top chord U10 U12, east side. (See 390 & 391)."; Image #389 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-2-29. Starting erection of east cantilever arm."
135.
vol2_p033
vol2_p033 Image #390 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-3-29. Connecting top chord U10 U12 to joint at U10."; Image #391 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-3-29. Erecting U10 U12 - east cantilever arm, south truss."; Image #392 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-4-29. Progress. Looking east."; Unnumbered image (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-4-29. Progress - looking northeast."
136.
vol2_p034
vol2_p034 Image #395 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-6-29. Heel of main boom - upper deck of Span Traveler."; Image #398 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-6-29. West cantilever arm, from Pier 9. U12 L12 at right."; Image #401 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-6-29. Looking west from end of the east causeway. Town Creek Span (left) is nearly 1 3/4 miles away."
137.
vol2_p035
vol2_p035 Image #399 (2.75" x 4.5") and Image #400 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Member U12 L12 East Cantilever Arm. 96'-0" c. to c. panel points. As erected this member appeared to be 3 1/2" short, due to fabrication of members, some shorter and some longer than their final geometric lengths, and due to the sub-diagonal M11 L12 (lower right). Pulled together by a 7-part auxiliary falls. Engine kept in high gear to reduce power - max. lead line pull = about 9000 [pounds], approx., giving possible capacity of 130 tons. Required one day to connect each member - two days total.
138.
vol2_p036
vol2_p036 Image #397 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-6-29. Main boom - span Traveler. 100 ft. long c. to c. pins. Taken from near heel looking up towards tip at U12."; Image #403 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-6-29. Setting reinforcing steel - east approach."; Image #404 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-6-29. 4 Ton Gas. Locomotive & dump cars for pouring concrete deck, east approach & causeway."
139.
vol2_p037
vol2_p037 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress on Cooper River Span, June 7, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
140.
vol2_p038
vol2_p038 Image #405 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-7-29. Erecting stringers - east cantilever."; Image #406 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Crane 19. 40 Ton capacity. Working weight about 100 tons."; Image #407 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Dummies made up to throw off of top of span as practice drill for life savers."; Image #409 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Town Creek Span with advertising sign 13' x 30' in place at center."
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