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Bridges -- South Carol... (2)

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1929-01-10 - 1929-01-1... (1)
1929-01-13 (1)

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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p016
vol1_p016 Image #38 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-10-29."; Image #42 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-13-29"; Caption under photos 38 & 42: "Timber Stair Tower, 12' x 16' in plan, and 110 ft. high. Eleven flights of stairs, each 10 ft. rise, of 12 steps each. Set up at bent 3W and braced to same at the 3rd points."; Image #43 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-13-29"; Looking east toward Town Creek from Stair Tower. Material tower at Pier 4, on west bank of Drum Island, in the distance."
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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."