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Bridges -- South Carol... (4)

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1929-06-18 (2)
1929-06-17 - 1929-06-1... (1)
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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol2_p049
vol2_p049 Image #411 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. U.S. Engineers' Snag-boat 'Wateree.'"; Image #442 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Four-masted sailing ship passing under Cooper River Span."; Image #443 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-17-29. Progress."; Image #444 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Looking west from Cooper River. Pier 10 at left. Town Creek Span in background."
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vol2_p050
vol2_p050 Image #445 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Joint L17 - end of suspended span. Note 3" [diameter] pin and slotted hole for expansion."; Image #446 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-18-29. Pulling piles using Union No. 2 steam hammer, inverted, and taking a strain with 3-part falls by "Wateree"."; Image #447 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. Ready to pull."
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vol2_p051
vol2_p051 Image #448 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. Pulling."; Image #449 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. First pile pulled. Time required, about 15 min."; Image #450 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-18-29. West cantilever arm. Traveler at L19 on the suspended span."
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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."