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Bridges -- South Carol... (6)

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1929-02-22 (3)
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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p036
vol1_p036 Image #95 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-15-29. Looking down Drum Island Viaduct toward Cooper River. Viaduct Traveler C erecting."; Image #98 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. From the peak of the Town Creek Span (U8), elev. 235 ft. looking west down the Charleston Approach."; Image #99 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Looking east from U8, toward Drum Island Traveler at L13, rear boom in foreground. Main boom, boomed out flat, can be seen thru the A-frame."
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vol1_p037
vol1_p037 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress Feb. 22, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
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vol1_p039
vol1_p039 Image #103 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Boomed out, between top chords U14 U16."; Image #104 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Joint U13 - End of the cantilever arm."; Image #105 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Temporary links U13 to U14, b't'n. cantilever arm and suspended span."; Image #112 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. Field telephone - top of stair tower at Pier 4."
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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."
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vol1_p040
vol1_p040 Image #106 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29"; Image #107 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-22-29"; Caption under images 106 & 107: "350 Ton hydraulic jack inside links shown in #105. Looking towards suspended span (left) and towards cantilever arm (right). 10 " [diameter] Pin against which saddle casting bears passes through slotted holes in inside pair of links and its supported by the outside pair, which is riveted to the end of the cantilever arm. Note bearing shims with notch and hole in top, which carry the load while not actually jacking"; Image #117 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Looking straight up at U13 U14."
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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."