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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol2_p064
vol2_p064 Image #487 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-27-29. From U10 east (over Pier9) looking over top chord, just before erecting the closing top chords at middle of suspended span."; Image #490 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Hydraulic hand pumps set up at U17."; Image #491 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting the first closing top chord U20' U22. U20 at right. U22, at left, = CL [center line] 1050ft. span."
82.
vol2_p063
vol2_p063 Image #484 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-25-29. Progress. Last verticals, U21 L21, east, have been erected. (Looking north)."; Image #485 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. (Looking south). Showing complete suspended span (note portal bracing b'tn. end posts) cantilevered from ends of cantilever arms (which also have portal bracing between last diagonals L16 U17)."; Image #486 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Progress. All truss members in place."
83.
vol2_p062
vol2_p062 Image #481 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-22-29. Stairs from L16 to U17, east side only."; Image #482 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-22-29. Closing chord L19 L21 east with pin driven at L21. Note how chord is arched and still not connected to hanger at L20. (Gap = 6")."; Image #483 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-24-29. Same as above, after jacking near side down 6 1/8" and far side up 11 13/16", making total vertical movement at pin of 17 15/16". Note hanger being connected - chord is now straight."
84.
vol2_p061
vol2_p061 Image #477 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. U22 L22 = CL [center line] of span. Closing bottom chord, north truss, in place."; Image #478 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Progress."; Image #479 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-22-29. Driving pin in L21 - East (See 476). This pin was later removed so that no shear could be transferred between the two cantilevers."; Image #480 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-22-29. Both closing bottom chords in place, and pins driven, but not yet connected to hangers. See 482."
85.
vol2_p059
vol2_p059 Image #474 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-21-29. Erecting the last bottom chord section L19' L21', north truss, east half of suspended span."; Image #475 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Connecting the closing bottom chord at L21'."; Image #476 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Closing B.C. joint L21'. Note 6" [diameter] pin and slotted hole with 7" movement for adjustment, temperature, etc."
86.
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."
87.
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."
88.
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."
89.
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."
90.
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."
91.
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."
92.
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."
93.
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."
94.
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."
95.
vol1_p017
vol1_p017 Image #44 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-13-29. Span Traveler A entering the west anchor arm, Town Creek Span. Blocking up to change from gauge of 19' 6", as used on viaduct, to 18' 0", the gauge of truss span stringers. Trusses 24' 0" c. to c."; Image #45 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-13-29. Front view of #44."; Image #46 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-13-29. Looking east across Town Creek at Piers 2 & 3. Material tower 130 ft. high is opposite Pier 4. Piers 5, 6, 7 and 8, in Cooper River, in the distance."
96.
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."
97.
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)."
98.
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."
99.
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."
100.
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."
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