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Bridges -- South Carol... (4)

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1929-02-22 - 1929-02-2... (1)
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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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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_p043
vol1_p043 Image #116 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-23-29. West or Charleston cantilever arm taken from L6 on east anchor arm. Pier 3 in foreground, elev. = 134ft."; Image #118 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. Hydraulic hand pump with pressure gauge. Capacity, 8000# per sq. in."; Image #119 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-24-29. rear tie-down of Span Traveler on Town Creek Span. Note bearing block under rear column for shimming up when using rear boom."
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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."
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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."