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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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41.
vol1_p032
vol1_p032 Image #87 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-7-29. Top chords U12 U13 showing joint at U13 and temporary jacking links. Note eye bar hangers."; Image #88 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-13-29. Bottom chord joint L13 - Town Creek. End joint of suspended span."; Image #89 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-13-29. Assembly of top chord U12 U13, hanger, U13 L13 and joint L13 at end of suspended span."
42.
vol1_p033
vol1_p033 Image #90 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-13-29. Erecting assembly shown in #89, completing end of cantilever arm except for dummy bottom chords L12 L13."; Image #91 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-13-29. West side - Town Creek Span. Removing steel falsework bent #1 under anchor arm."; Image #92 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. Joint and floorbeam at L13 ( = Lo joint of suspended span. See #93)."
43.
vol1_p034
vol1_p034 Image #86 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Detail at boom heel - top of material tower. (See also #67)."; Image #93 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. End floorbeam of suspended span erected before last (dummy) bottom chord of cantilever arm is in place."; Image #94 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. Detail at front corner of Span Traveler, showing screw bearing jack and tie-down-rods."
44.
vol1_p042
vol1_p042 Image #113 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. East anchor arm. Traveler Bat L4 Truss erected to L6."; Image #114 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. West side - Town Creek Span. Traveler A at L15."; Image #115 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-23-29. West side - Town Creek Cantilever."
45.
vol1_p044
vol1_p044 Image #120 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-24-29. Expansion joint at L0. Plates supported on pipe separators."; Image #128 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Top chord - west cantilever arm."; Image #121 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Rocker shoe under end of viaduct girder, providing expansion between anchor arm and viaduct. Supported on cross girder at top of anchor bent."
46.
vol1_p045
vol1_p045 Image #122 (2.75" x 4.5"):"2-24-29. West cantilever arm erected to L17 L18 - Traveler at L15."; Image #124 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. Traveler A at L16, its farthest position."; Image #123 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-24-29. East anchor arm erected to L6. Traveler at L6. Viaduct traveler at right."; Image #125 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. East anchor arm at Pier 3."
47.
vol1_p060
vol1_p060 Image #167 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-15-29. Unloading material from lighters to dock at Pier 4 with stiffleg derrick, for the Drum Island viaduct. (See #143.)"; Image #172 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Erecting first bent of false work for deck span 12. (70 ft. boom has been erected, on left, by 50 ft. boom on right and which has been taken down)."; Image #173 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Progress - from Cooper River. Traveler A removed. Drum Island Viaduct at bottom of grade."
48.
vol1_p062
vol1_p062 Image #178 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-17-29. Town Creek Span, from below, near Pier 3 - looking west."; Image #179 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Falsework bent for deck span #12, taken from the East Approach Viaduct permanent steel for temporary use."; Image #180 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. First panel of deck span #12 erected by material tower at Pier 13. Pier 12 at left."
49.
vol1_p063
vol1_p063 Image #181 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Detail of shoe at top of falsework bent under deck span."; Image #182 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Fuel oil compressor - (semi-diesel)."; Image #201 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-1-29. End View of #181."; Image #183 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Twist in 40 ft. viaduct girder due to improper loading for shipment."
50.
vol1_p078
vol1_p078 Image #218 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Negro wood-cutters enroute home for the week end."; Image #219 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A hollow-log canoe. Duncan at the paddle."; Image #220 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Laurel Hill Island - water 2 to 3 ft. deep over the 5 ft. banks at normal stage. Most of the 85 ft. and 90 ft. piling came from here."; Image #221 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Chicken Creek - note height of water around the tree trunks."
51.
vol1_p086
vol1_p086 Image #240 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-9-29. Compressor plant under Span 35D, near Pier 5, and ramp leading to it from Pier 37D which is in deep water."; Image #242 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Falsework under Span 5. Falsework bents have battered columns."; Image #241 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Rocker bearing and roller expansion shoe under 270 ft. deck truss span - Pier 6."; Image #243 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-15-29. Span 5 erected to U5L6."
52.
vol1_p099
vol1_p099 Image #284 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Same as 283."; Image #287 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-1-29. Anchor bent completed on Pier 7."; Image #288 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-2-29. Progress in Cooper River. Both travelers are standing over the anchor piers - ready to start erection of main span."
53.
vol1_p096
vol1_p096 Image #276 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-30-29. 8-Ton Vulcan Gasoline Locomotive, shifting Crane 19 (100 tons) in storage yard."; Image #277 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Same as 276."; Image #278 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Connecting anchor column to end floorbeam - Pier 10. (See 274-5)."
54.
vol1_p097
vol1_p097 Image #279 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Preparing to drive pin in anchor column - Pier 10."; Image #280 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Anchor bent on Pier 10 erected complete."; Image #281 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Erecting timber stair tower at Pier 10."
55.
vol2_cover
vol2_cover Cooper River Bridge, Vol. 2, 1928 - 1929, Record By E.L. Durkee, Property of Beth Steel Co., Eastern District
56.
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."
57.
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."
58.
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."
59.
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."
60.
vol2_p012
vol2_p012 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress - Cooper River Span, May 17, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."