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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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161.
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."
162.
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)."
163.
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."
164.
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."
165.
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."
166.
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."
167.
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."
168.
vol2_p072
vol2_p072 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Mt. Pleasant shore, looking toward Charleston, East Approach and Cooper River Span at right. Town Creek Span in the distance. (About July 2, 1929)."
169.
vol2_p066
vol2_p066 Image #494 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-28-29. Connected."; Image #495 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-28-29. See 451. Jacking stick and 1 1/4" [diameter] steel 'hog-rodding' cables used to straighten L14 U15, at left. No strain from jacking on member at right."; Image #496 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Another view of L14 U15 with jacking device attached. Note 1 1/2" [diameter] steamboat ratchet (lower left) to take slack out of hog-rod cables before jacking."
170.
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)."
171.
vol1_p020
vol1_p020 Image #54 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. West anchor Arm completed to L6."; Image #55 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. Falsework footing #3 driven thru dock. Under L6, west anchor arm."; Image #58 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Looking up thru material tower toward viaduct traveler being erected on Span 1D, of Drum Island Viaduct. (see #57)."
172.
vol2_p065
vol2_p065 Image #488 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-27-29. Bottom chord jacking device at L17. 500-Ton hydraulic jack in place in end of cantilever arm bottom chord. Note eye-bar hangers supporting end of suspended span thru 10" [diameter] pin."; Image #492 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Entering closing top chord at U22. Note gap in truss at left for closing member."; Image #493 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Same as 492."
173.
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."
174.
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."
175.
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."
176.
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."
177.
vol2_p048
vol2_p048 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress, Cooper River Span, June 14, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
178.
vol1_p066
vol1_p066 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Lowering 33 ton, 150 HP Gasoline hoisting engine, under its own power. Town Creek Span. Ridden down by W.E. Omohundro, Sup't., W.S. Patterson, Pusher, and John Shelton, Engineman."
179.
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)."
180.
vol1_p068
vol1_p068 Image #190 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms erected for curbing, on West Approach. Concrete plant at right."; Image #191 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms for pouring concrete deck on West Approach."; Image #192 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Pouring concrete deck. West Approach."; Image #193 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Method of supporting timber forms."