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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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21.
vol1_p070
vol1_p070 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress, March 29, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span complete except riveting and travelers removed."
22.
vol1_p072
vol1_p072 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress in Cooper River, March 29, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Drum Island Viaduct (left) just completed. Span Traveler A (right) re-erected. Drum Island Viaduct / Pier 5 / 270' Deck Span / Pier 6 / 270' Deck Span / Pier 7 / 450' Anchor Arm / Pier 8 / 1050' Main Span (Cantilevers & Suspended Span) / Pier 9 / 450' Anchor Arm / Pier 10 / 270' / Pier 11 / 270' / Pier 12 / 270' / Pier 13 / East Approach Viaduct."
23.
vol1_p046
vol1_p046 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress March , 1929 at 4:30 P.M. Town Creek Span and Drum Island Viaduct."
24.
vol1_p052
vol1_p052 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): Progress March 8, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. West (left) half of Town Creek Span completed and traveler being dismantled. Viaduct traveler erecting span 17D. East cantilever arm complete."
25.
vol1_p055
vol1_p055 Image #153 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. One more panel to be erected."; Image #154 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Ready to erect the first closing bottom chord."; Image #155 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Erecting the closing bottom chord - south truss - Town Creek Span."; Image #158 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Erecting the closing bottom chord - north truss - Town Creek Span."
26.
vol1_p028
vol1_p028 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress - Town Creek Span & Drum Island Viaduct. Feb. 1, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
27.
vol1_p031
vol1_p031 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress. Feb. 8, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
28.
vol1_p035
vol1_p035 Unnumbered Image (5" x7"): "Progress, Feb. 15, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
29.
vol1_p037
vol1_p037 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress Feb. 22, 1929 at 4:30 P.M."
30.
vol2_p071
vol2_p071 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "1050' Cooper River Span - July 2, 1929. Suspended span swung as a simple span and jacking chords at U17 removed for replacement by dummy chords."
31.
vol2_p072
vol2_p072 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Mt. Pleasant shore, looking toward Charleston, East Approach and Cooper River Span at right. Town Creek Span in the distance. (About July 2, 1929)."
32.
vol2_p077
vol2_p077 Image #525 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-9-29. View of truss members over one of the main bearing piers, No. 8 - depth of truss 130 ft. center to center of chords."; Image #526 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-9-29. From Pier 11 looking toward anchor pier 10 - deck truss span 10 at left. Timber stair tower at Pier 10, 110 ft. high, unsupported for 70 ft. up to bott. chord of deck span."; Image #527 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-8-29. Removing steel falsework columns under anchor arm."
33.
vol2_p083
vol2_p083 Image #546 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-22-29. Pulling our first pile using A-frame from one of the Span Travelers, and 150 FP [foot pounds] gas. hoist. Nine (9) part falls. Pile pulled easily at 35 tons - only 20 ft. penetration and bearing on marl. Some piles broke or cut in two under 85 to 90 ton pull."; Image #547 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-22-29. General view of pile-pulling derrick. Timber lighter 30' x 110' x 8' +/- deep."; Image #548 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-23-29. Method of handling piles and loading on lighters after they had been pulled."
34.
vol2_p085
vol2_p085 Image #551 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-25-29. Sling after starting to take a strain on it. Overhauling ball prevents the end from pulling out of the half hitch. This sling will cut a cypress pile in two under 80 to 90 tons pull."; Image #554 (2.75" x 4.5"): "8-1-29. One of the most unique of bridge pictures."; Image #560 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Another view as above, further back."
35.
vol2_p021
vol2_p021 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress in Cooper River, May 24, 1929 at 5: P.M. Both travelers are tied up for lack of steel. Traveler A (right) held at L8 on account of shop error in joint at L10. Traveler B (left) has moved to L9. Note U.S. Navy destroyers."
36.
vol2_p099
vol2_p099 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Same view as on preceding page, but further back, showing part of East Approach. Photos by Melcher."
37.
vol2_p093
vol2_p093 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Francis Marion Hotel, overlooking the old Citadel Square. Photo by Melchers."
38.
vol2_p094
vol2_p094 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Taken from the wreck of an old steamer, near the entrance to the Mt. Pleasant ferry slip."
39.
vol2_p095
vol2_p095 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "From the Mt. Pleasant shore, but further back. East Approach and the Cooper River Span on the right. Photo by Melchers."
40.
vol2_p096
vol2_p096 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "The most unique of all bridge pictures, showing North side of Cooper River Span, in the foreground, and the South side of the Town Creek Span, beneath it, in the distance."