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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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61.
vol2_p073
vol2_p073 Image #510 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-30-29. The completed Cooper River Span. Travelers and falsework not yet removed."; Image #511 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-2-29. Removing the temporary jacking chords at U17."; Image #512 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-1-29. The jacking chords at U17 removed."; Image #513 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-2-29. The suspended span hanging free. Jacking chords at U17 removed."
62.
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."
63.
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."
64.
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."
65.
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."
66.
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."
67.
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."
68.
vol2_p014
vol2_p014 Image #330 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Progress"; Image #331 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. West anchor arm. Note stair tower and office on bottom chord of deck span - at Pier 7."; Image #332 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-18-29. Deck of bridge from end of east anchor arm. Traveler at L6."
69.
vol2_p071
vol2_p071 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "1050' Cooper River Span - July 2, 1929. Suspended span swung as a simple span and jacking chords at U17 removed for replacement by dummy chords."
70.
vol2_p060
vol2_p060 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress - Cooper River Span, June 21, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. First closing bottom chord in place."
71.
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."
72.
vol2_p069
vol2_p069 Image #500 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-28-29. The cooper River Cantilever as seen from the Drum Island Viaduct, looking east."; Image #501 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-29-29. Omohundro (Oak), D.V. Lewis, Stevenson "Rube" Toms, Drake."; Image #502 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-29-29. Swinging the suspended span. Fitting up bott. chord joints at L21 east."; Image #503 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-29-29. Swinging the suspended span. Connecting and fitting up closing top chord joints at U22."
73.
vol2_p068
vol2_p068 Image #497 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. From near base of Pier 9 looking west toward Pier 8, 1050 ft. distant. Of the 24 truss panels b't'n. these piers, (L10 to L22 to L10), 19 are visible in this picture. Note panel L22 L21 with stringers lying flat and bracing not connected."; Image #498 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Removing steel falsework with snatched lines run from steam hoist on lighter to bottom chord of truss."; Image #499 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Deck of bridge from Pier 8 (L10) - looking east."
74.
vol2_p067
vol2_p067 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress - Cooper River Span, June 28, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Suspended span ready to be freed from its cantilever condition and swung as a simple truss span, which was done on Sat., June 29, 1929, starting at 8 A.M. and being completed at 3: P.M."
75.
vol2_p006
vol2_p006 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Airplane view of the Cooper River Bridge - looking east. May 9, 1929. West approach, in foreground, completely paved. Town Creek in foreground, then Drum Island, Cooper River, and Mt. Pleasant. Charleston in lower right."
76.
vol2_p010
vol2_p010 Image #312 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Progress in Cooper River."; Image #313 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. West anchor arm - Span 7."; Image #314 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Looking east from traveler B on west anchor arm. Pier B in foreground, Elev. 132.0'."; Image #319 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Looking down on Span Traveler."
77.
vol2_p022
vol2_p022 Image #354 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Deck spans 10, 11, and 12 - from stair tower at Pier 10. Trusses are 40 ft. deep."; Image #355 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Looking down from deck of bridge at falsework footing #31, under L8. Span 9. (See 333)."; Image #356 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-26-29. Same as 355."; Image # 5-26-29. Falsework footing #32, under L6, Span 9. (See also 334)."
78.
vol2_p023
vol2_p023 Image #360 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. rolling top chord U8 U10 - 100 ft. long Wt. 36 tons."; Image #361 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. U8 U10 being rolled right side up for erection. Note special rolling slings & sheaves."; Image #362 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on truck to be run out and loaded on lighter."; Image #363 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on lighter."
79.
vol2_p025
vol2_p025 Image #368 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Erecting U8 U10. Span 9."; Image #369 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Top chord U8 U10 in place. Span 7."; Image #370 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. fitting up joint at U8. Span 7."; Image #371 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Hitch plates and connection to U8 U10 for erection. Span 7."
80.
vol2_p027
vol2_p027 Image #374 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Top chord joint at U10 - Span 7. Navy destroyers below. Elev. of peak approx. 280 ft. above low water. (S.R. Graham)."; Image #375 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Detail of main boom, hooked onto chord U8 U10."; Image #376 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Erecting U 8 U10. Span 9. (See 373)."