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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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121.
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."
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_p022
vol1_p022 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "1-28-29. West Anchor arm of the Town Creek Span and east end of the Charleston Approach Viaduct. Anchor arm is 256 ft. long (8 panels at 32 ft.). Stair tower at left."; Image #66 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Main bearing shoe, Pier 2, Town Creek Span. 5' 0" x 5' 9" = 28.75 [square feet]. Des. Load = 1,813,000# = 438 # [per square inch]. Erec. Load = 1,089,000# max. (suspended span cantilevered to center). Lower shoe 3' 4" high."
124.
vol1_p083
vol1_p083 Image #235 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-7-29. Material Tower with two 50 ton stiffleg derricks on top, erected to a height of 3 panels (ab't 95 ft.) On dock at Pier 13."; Image #238 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. Main boom of Span Traveler 'B' being raised by gin pole after A-frame has been tripped into position."; Image #239 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. From deck of Viaduct Traveler 'C', erecting Span Traveler 'B'."
125.
vol1_p024
vol1_p024 Image #65 (2.75" x 4.5"): Main bearing shoes for 1050 ft. Cooper River Span. Base 7' 3" x 8' 6". Wt. 10 tons. Ab't. 4' 6" high."; Image #68 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. 100 HP Gas. Hoisting engine on deck of viaduct traveler. 3 Drums & swinger. (Tom Kane)"; Image #67 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail of boom heel and foot of mast at top of Material Tower. (See also No. 86)"; Image #69 (2.75" x 4.5"): 1-30-29. Drum Island & Cooper River - looking east. Piers 5 to 13 in Cooper River completed."
126.
vol1_p025
vol1_p025 Image #70 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 1-30-29. Lead block and boom heel - viaduct traveler."; Image #72 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail at front corner of viaduct traveler, showing swivel truck, 40 ton jack, tie-down anchors, and front bearing."; Image #73 (4.5" x 2.5"): "1-30-29. rear view of viaduct traveler on Drum Island Viaduct. Wt. about 80 tons, including 25 ton engine and all rigging & counterw't."
127.
vol1_p027
vol1_p027 Image #76 (2.75" x 4.5"): Temporary top chord links between U13 and U14, carrying diaphragms for hydraulic jacks - Town Creek Span."; Image #77 (2.75" x 4.5"): "End view of links shown in #76."; Image #78 (2.75" x 4.5): "End view of top chords U12 U13 at U13. (see #87)."
128.
vol1_p098
vol1_p098 Image #285 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-30-29. Viaduct Traveler C working on East Approach."; Image #286 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-1-29. Our wharf and storage yard from the Cooper River. Note the 3-locomotive crane booms."; Image #283 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Poor assembly of column-cap details. Taken to illustrate shop error report to V.B.& I. Co."
129.
vol1_p087
vol1_p087 Image #244 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Span 5 completed. Viaduct Traveler at left being removed by stiffleg derrick, which it has set up in front of it."; Image #245 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Spans 11 and 12 completed."; Image #246 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. Erecting Span 10. Taken from near Pier 12, looking west toward Pier 11, anchor pier 10 and main piers 9 and 8."
130.
vol1_p089
vol1_p089 Image #247 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Spans 10, 11, and 12. Span 10 under erection."; Image #252 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. From Span 1E, looking east. Hydraulic fill causeway in distance."; Image #251 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. re-erecting viaduct traveler on Span 1E, at Pier 13, to complete East Approach."; Image #253 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. East abutment - looking west. Spans 21E to 13E have been erected by C.E. Hillyer."
131.
vol1_p091
vol1_p091 Image #258 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Driving piles and framing."; Image #260 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Falsework footing #16, under deck span #10. Two (2) plumb piles and six (6) battered piles under each col."; Image #259 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Timber falsework footings under Span 10. Av. depth of water = 25' at low tide."; Image #261 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. typical detail of steel falsework col. on ton of 2-200 ton wedge jacks. Deck spans."
132.
vol1_p092
vol1_p092 Image #264 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Driving piles for falsework footings. Anchor Pier 10."; Image #266 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress in Cooper River. Looking north."; Image #265 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Typical group of piles pulled together for bracing & cutting off."; Image #267 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-26-29. Loading cypress piles from car to lighter."
133.
vol1_p095
vol1_p095 Image #272 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-28-29. Town Creek Span, looking east from near the end of west approach."; Image #273 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-28-29. Progress in Cooper River."; Image #274 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-29-29. Traveler A erecting end floorbeam of west anchor arm at Pier 10."; Image #275 (2.75" x 4.5"): "End floorbeam of west anchor arm hung on stringers of deck span. First steel erected on anchor arm."
134.
vol2_p002
vol2_p002 Image #289 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-3-29. Erecting first bent of falsework at L2, East anchor arm."; Image #290 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-3-29. Erecting first bottom chord of west anchor arm, Span 7, at Pier 7. Town Creek span in distance."; Image #292 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Same as 290."
135.
vol2_p003
vol2_p003 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress in Cooper River, May 3, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. East Approach (right) complete except two spans."
136.
vol2_p095
vol2_p095 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Mt. Pleasant shore, but further back. East Approach and the Cooper River Span on the right. Photo by Melchers."
137.
vol2_p096
vol2_p096 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "The most unique of all bridge pictures, showing North side of Cooper River Span, in the foreground, and the South side of the Town Creek Span, beneath it, in the distance."
138.
vol2_p097
vol2_p097 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Looking northwest to north. Cooper River on right. Photo by Melchers."
139.
vol2_p098
vol2_p098 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "The Cooper River Bridge from the Mt. Pleasant Shore. This photo taken by the Bridge Company for advertising purposes, and published thru the Associated Press. (Taken about July 7, '29.) Photo by Jacobs."
140.
vol2_p094
vol2_p094 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Taken from the wreck of an old steamer, near the entrance to the Mt. Pleasant ferry slip."