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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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141.
vol1_p004
vol1_p004 Image #4 (4.5" x 2.75"): "11-15-28. High Boom! Minimum reach with main falls is about 5 ft. Note the slack backstays. Weight of traveler complete = 122 tons, including 31 ton; 150 HP gas. engine on the upper deck and 60 HP aux. gas hoist on platform below."; Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Span traveler A erecting on the Charleston or West Approach. Rear boom of traveler not yet erected."
142.
vol1_p003
vol1_p003 Unnumbered Images (7" x 5"): Caption under both photos: "Span Traveler 'A' erecting on the West Approach."
143.
vol1_p002
vol1_p002 Image #1 (2.75" x 4.5"): "11-9-28. Building office in the Atlantic Coast Line R.R. Yard."; Image #2 (2.75" x 4.5"): "11-9-28. Erecting Span Traveler 'A' at and of West Approach, using 30 ton stiffleg derrick."; Image #3 (2.75" x 4.5"): "11-9-28. Raising boom for Span Traveler. Length of boom 100ft., & weight, 11 tons."
144.
vol1_p015
vol1_p015 Image #37 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-10-29. West Approach, looking west. From top of traveler on west anchor arm of Town Creek Span."; Image #41 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-10-29. Joint L2, Town Creek Span. Note front bearing of traveler. Tie down rods have been removed and cable used at this particular point only."; Image #40 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-10-29. Erecting bottom chord L2L4."
145.
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."
146.
vol2_p097
vol2_p097 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Looking northwest to north. Cooper River on right. Photo by Melchers."
147.
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."
148.
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."
149.
vol1_p031
vol1_p031 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress. Feb. 8, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
150.
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."
151.
vol2_p093
vol2_p093 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Francis Marion Hotel, overlooking the old Citadel Square. Photo by Melchers."
152.
vol2_p092
vol2_p092
153.
vol1_p035
vol1_p035 Unnumbered Image (5" x7"): "Progress, Feb. 15, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
154.
vol2_p099
vol2_p099 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Same view as on preceding page, but further back, showing part of East Approach. Photos by Melcher."
155.
vol1_p037
vol1_p037 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress Feb. 22, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
156.
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."
157.
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."
158.
vol1_p038
vol1_p038 Image #100 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. From U15, on suspended span, looking back at cantilever arm. Traveler is at L13."; Image #101 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. View from deck of traveler looking back thru portal and sway bracing of cantilever arm."; Image #102 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. View from roof of Traveler A, west cantilever arm, looking east toward Pier 3."
159.
vol2_p075
vol2_p075 Image #518 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-4-29."; Image #519 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-4-29."; Image #520 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-4-29."; "Three views showing conditions at time of R.H. McKnight's death. He was knocked from the top chord of the suspended span and fell to the deck below, July 3, 1929 at 10:45 A.M."
160.
vol1_p041
vol1_p041 Image #108 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Detail of lead sheave at heel of boom on span traveler. Note swivel connection (See also #133)."; Image #110 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Looking west from top of Pier 2, toward anchored bent on Pier 1. Falsework columns still in place, but bracing has been removed."; Image #111. (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29. Looking east from top of Pier 2 toward Pier 3 and Drum Island."