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Bridges -- South Carol... (5)

Date
1929-03-30 (5)

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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol1_p076
vol1_p076 Image #208 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The Santee River Bridge, 2.2 miles long, between McClellanville & Georgetown, S.C."; Image #209 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. 200 ft. Swing Span over the North Santee. All our piling came thru this channel."; Image #212 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The 'Chariot' - McC. M. Co's official car. Used by our piling inspectors in the Santee Swamps."; Image #213 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A negro 'mammy' storekeeper."
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vol1_p077
vol1_p077 Image #214 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Flooded country as seen from the Santee River Bridge."; Image #215 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Rafts of cypress piling tied up below the Santee River Bridge - ready for towing to Charleston."; Image #216 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Up the North Santee - flooded over its banks."; Image #217 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Chicken Creek - a tributary of the North Santee - narrow and swift."
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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."
4.
vol1_p079
vol1_p079 Image #222 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. An obstruction in the Chicken Creek channel. Note the water back in the woods."; Image #223 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. The motor boat which was used to tow small rafts to the Santee Bridge."; Image #224 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. 7 to 8 Ft. of water over the 'mainland' where piles were being cut."; Image #225 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. A 90 ft. cypress tree, felled from a boat. Must be cleared and floated out."
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vol1_p080
vol1_p080 Image #226 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Piles floated out and rafted, ready to be towed to the Santee Bridge."; Image #227 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. Woodcutters camp on a knoll along the bank of Chicken Creek - Santee River Swamps."; Image #228 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-30-29. H.W. & R.H. Morrison of McClellanville, S.C. Piling contractors for McCl. Mar. Co. on the Cooper River Bridge."