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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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121.
vol2_p064
vol2_p064 Image #487 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-27-29. From U10 east (over Pier9) looking over top chord, just before erecting the closing top chords at middle of suspended span."; Image #490 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Hydraulic hand pumps set up at U17."; Image #491 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting the first closing top chord U20' U22. U20 at right. U22, at left, = CL [center line] 1050ft. span."
122.
vol2_p065
vol2_p065 Image #488 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-27-29. Bottom chord jacking device at L17. 500-Ton hydraulic jack in place in end of cantilever arm bottom chord. Note eye-bar hangers supporting end of suspended span thru 10" [diameter] pin."; Image #492 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Entering closing top chord at U22. Note gap in truss at left for closing member."; Image #493 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Same as 492."
123.
vol2_p066
vol2_p066 Image #494 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-28-29. Connected."; Image #495 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-28-29. See 451. Jacking stick and 1 1/4" [diameter] steel 'hog-rodding' cables used to straighten L14 U15, at left. No strain from jacking on member at right."; Image #496 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Another view of L14 U15 with jacking device attached. Note 1 1/2" [diameter] steamboat ratchet (lower left) to take slack out of hog-rod cables before jacking."
124.
vol1_p033
vol1_p033 Image #90 (4.5" x 2.75"): "2-13-29. Erecting assembly shown in #89, completing end of cantilever arm except for dummy bottom chords L12 L13."; Image #91 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-13-29. West side - Town Creek Span. Removing steel falsework bent #1 under anchor arm."; Image #92 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-14-29. Joint and floorbeam at L13 ( = Lo joint of suspended span. See #93)."
125.
vol2_p068
vol2_p068 Image #497 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. From near base of Pier 9 looking west toward Pier 8, 1050 ft. distant. Of the 24 truss panels b't'n. these piers, (L10 to L22 to L10), 19 are visible in this picture. Note panel L22 L21 with stringers lying flat and bracing not connected."; Image #498 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Removing steel falsework with snatched lines run from steam hoist on lighter to bottom chord of truss."; Image #499 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-28-29. Deck of bridge from Pier 8 (L10) - looking east."
126.
vol2_p070
vol2_p070 Image #506 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-30-29. From top of Pier 9, looking west toward Pier 8, 1050 ft. distant. 24 Panels at 43'-9" - count 'em!"; Image #507 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-30-29. The suspended span with travelers under the portal bracing, preparing to remove the jacking chords."; Image #508 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-30-29. Looking west from south side of span, between piers 10 and 11."
127.
vol1_p005
vol1_p005 Image #5 (4.5" x 2.75"): "11-15-28. Front view of Span Traveler on the Charleston Approach."; Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Erecting steel viaduct bent at 97 ft. reach."
128.
vol1_p049
vol1_p049 Image #137 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Looking west from the east cantilever arm."; Image #138 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Erecting bottom laterals."; Image #139 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Material track laid on mud sills on Drum Island."
129.
vol1_p019
vol1_p019 Image #52 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. From L6, west anchor arm, looking east. Erecting viaduct traveler showing over Pier 3."; Image #53 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Traveler A on the Town Creek Span - rear view."; Image #57 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Erecting viaduct traveler on span 1D."
130.
vol1_p051
vol1_p051 Image #143 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Stiffleg derrick used as material hoist on top of span at Pier 4, to feed viaduct traveler (in distance). Near stiffleg sticks thru truss (#146) and far leg is on viaduct (#145)."; Image #144 (4.5" x 2.75"): #3-7-29. Detail at heel of stiffleg derrick SO4383 (See #167)."; Image #145 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-7-29. Tie-down and strut supporting end of stiffleg projecting outside viaduct girder (See #143)."
131.
vol1_p053
vol1_p053 Image #147 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-11-29. West half of Town Creek Span complete, as seen from end of east cantilever arm."; Image #148 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Picking 150 HP Gas. Hoist, 31 tons, from traveler to dismantle traveler and lower engine to deck."; Image #149 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Erecting material tower on dock at Pier 13."
132.
vol1_p054
vol1_p054 Image #150 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting east half of suspended span - Town Creek."; Image #152 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. Progress in Town Creek - getting nearer!"; Image #151 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. West cantilever as seen from below. This photo suggested by C.D. Marshall."
133.
vol1_p059
vol1_p059 Image #166 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-15-29. Hydraulic hand pump on top chord at U13, Town Creek Span. Capacity 8000 lbs. Per sq. in. 'Swede' Nelson and V.I. Varga."; Image #168 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Town Creek Span and Drum Island Viaduct from Cooper River. Viaduct is nearly at bottom of grade."; Image #169 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Material tower on dock at Pier 13. One boom erected and rigged. (50 ft. boom, on right)."
134.
vol1_p020
vol1_p020 Image #54 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. West anchor Arm completed to L6."; Image #55 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. Falsework footing #3 driven thru dock. Under L6, west anchor arm."; Image #58 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Looking up thru material tower toward viaduct traveler being erected on Span 1D, of Drum Island Viaduct. (see #57)."
135.
vol1_p060
vol1_p060 Image #167 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-15-29. Unloading material from lighters to dock at Pier 4 with stiffleg derrick, for the Drum Island viaduct. (See #143.)"; Image #172 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Erecting first bent of false work for deck span 12. (70 ft. boom has been erected, on left, by 50 ft. boom on right and which has been taken down)."; Image #173 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Progress - from Cooper River. Traveler A removed. Drum Island Viaduct at bottom of grade."
136.
vol1_p062
vol1_p062 Image #178 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-17-29. Town Creek Span, from below, near Pier 3 - looking west."; Image #179 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Falsework bent for deck span #12, taken from the East Approach Viaduct permanent steel for temporary use."; Image #180 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. First panel of deck span #12 erected by material tower at Pier 13. Pier 12 at left."
137.
vol1_p065
vol1_p065 Image #184 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-22-29. Ready to lower the first 150 HP gasoline hoisting engine from the bridge deck to a lighter in the stream below."; Image #185 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-22-29. Same as #184 - front view."; Image #186 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-22-29. Starting down."
138.
vol1_p067
vol1_p067 Image #187 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-22-29. Looking straight down on engine being lowered. One set of falls, 8 parts, with lead line snatched so lead off of drum is horizontal."; Image #188 (4.5" x 2.75"): " 3-28-29. Lowering the second 150 HP gas. hoisting engine from Town Creek Span. ridden down by Dougherty (Eng'm'n.), Omohundro, Leatherman, and two bridgemen. Note two sets of 5-part falls and lead lines straight up off of the drums. (See 195 & 196)"; Image #189 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-27-29. Span Traveler A, with double deck, erected on top of deck span #12, at Pier 13."
139.
vol1_p069
vol1_p069 Image #194 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-27-29. From top of Pier 6, looking toward Drum Island viaduct and Town Creek Span. Pier 5 in foreground."; Image #195 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Second 150 HO gas. Engine starting down thru deck of Town Creek Span. (See 188)"; Image #196 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. rear view of #195. (See 188)"
140.
vol1_p071
vol1_p071 Image #197 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. Reaving load falls at end of boom - Traveler A - Pier 13."; Image #198 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-28-29. Front view of Span Traveler, 40 ft. high to top deck and 18 ft. wide, on deck span. Weight about 150 tons, complete. (See also #4)."; Image #199 (4.5" x 2.75"): "3-29-29. Traveler A starting erection at Pier 13. Falsework bent erected and setting first bottom chord."