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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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141.
vol1_p021
vol1_p021 Image #59 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-20-29. Temporary tower bracing between anchor bent on Pier 4 (left) and bent 1D of Drum Island Viaduct (right). Note the different batter of the two bents, also the diagonal cable bracing, with turnbuckles (Frank Stengel)."; Image #56 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. 100 HP Gasoline Hoist #7. Used on viaduct traveler."; Image #60 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-20-29. Setting shoes on Pier 2."
142.
vol1_p073
vol1_p073 Image #200 (4.5" x 2.75"): "Elev. 165' / 45' A-frame / 40' Traveler Trusses / 40' Deck Truss Span / 40' Flswk. Bent / Elev. 0.0 / Low Water. 3-29-29. Falsework columns are 19'-6" canters. Deck span trusses and traveler trusses are 18'-0" centers. Deck Span 12 at Pier 13."; Image #202 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-3-29. Deck span 12 under erection. Pier 13."; Image #203 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-3-29. First panel of deck span 5 erected by viaduct traveler, and latter is erecting Span Traveler B, the lower deck of which is complete."
143.
vol1_p074
vol1_p074 Image #204 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-3-29. Deck span 12."; Image #205 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Deck span 12 landed on Pier 12."; Image #206 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-3-29. Viaduct traveler C erecting span traveler B on deck span 5. Pier 6 at left."
144.
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."
145.
vol1_p082
vol1_p082 Image #236 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Rear view of Viaduct Traveler 'C' erecting Span Traveler 'A' on Span 5."; Image #237 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Side view of #236."; Image #232 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-7-29. Top deck of double-deck Span Traveler A, looking toward rear boom, A-frame and backstay connection."
146.
vol1_p083
vol1_p083 Image #235 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-7-29. Material Tower with two 50 ton stiffleg derricks on top, erected to a height of 3 panels (ab't 95 ft.) On dock at Pier 13."; Image #238 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. Main boom of Span Traveler 'B' being raised by gin pole after A-frame has been tripped into position."; Image #239 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-9-29. From deck of Viaduct Traveler 'C', erecting Span Traveler 'B'."
147.
vol1_p025
vol1_p025 Image #70 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 1-30-29. Lead block and boom heel - viaduct traveler."; Image #72 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail at front corner of viaduct traveler, showing swivel truck, 40 ton jack, tie-down anchors, and front bearing."; Image #73 (4.5" x 2.5"): "1-30-29. rear view of viaduct traveler on Drum Island Viaduct. Wt. about 80 tons, including 25 ton engine and all rigging & counterw't."
148.
vol1_p026
vol1_p026 Image #71 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Looking west across Town Creek from west end of Drum Island Viaduct. Just before erection of Span Traveler B. Trusses 24 ft. c. to c."; Image #74 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Driving a batter pile for falsework footings with a No. 2 Vulcan steam hammer hung from a derrick boom."; Image #75 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Pier 12, Cooper River. Elev. top = 50.1 ft. above mean low water. Carries the 270 ft. deck truss spans."
149.
vol1_p027
vol1_p027 Image #76 (2.75" x 4.5"): Temporary top chord links between U13 and U14, carrying diaphragms for hydraulic jacks - Town Creek Span."; Image #77 (2.75" x 4.5"): "End view of links shown in #76."; Image #78 (2.75" x 4.5): "End view of top chords U12 U13 at U13. (see #87)."
150.
vol1_p098
vol1_p098 Image #285 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-30-29. Viaduct Traveler C working on East Approach."; Image #286 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-1-29. Our wharf and storage yard from the Cooper River. Note the 3-locomotive crane booms."; Image #283 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Poor assembly of column-cap details. Taken to illustrate shop error report to V.B.& I. Co."
151.
vol1_p099
vol1_p099 Image #284 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Same as 283."; Image #287 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-1-29. Anchor bent completed on Pier 7."; Image #288 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-2-29. Progress in Cooper River. Both travelers are standing over the anchor piers - ready to start erection of main span."
152.
vol1_p087
vol1_p087 Image #244 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Span 5 completed. Viaduct Traveler at left being removed by stiffleg derrick, which it has set up in front of it."; Image #245 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Spans 11 and 12 completed."; Image #246 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. Erecting Span 10. Taken from near Pier 12, looking west toward Pier 11, anchor pier 10 and main piers 9 and 8."
153.
vol1_p088
vol1_p088 Image #248 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. Span 5 completed and working on Span 6."; Image #249 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-23-29. From top of anchor pier 7, looking west toward Span Traveler B erecting Span 6." Image #250 (4.5" x 2.75"): 4-23-29. From top of viaduct at bent #12E, looking west. Town Creek Span in distance."
154.
vol1_p096
vol1_p096 Image #276 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-30-29. 8-Ton Vulcan Gasoline Locomotive, shifting Crane 19 (100 tons) in storage yard."; Image #277 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Same as 276."; Image #278 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Connecting anchor column to end floorbeam - Pier 10. (See 274-5)."
155.
vol1_p097
vol1_p097 Image #279 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-29-29. Preparing to drive pin in anchor column - Pier 10."; Image #280 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Anchor bent on Pier 10 erected complete."; Image #281 (4.5" x 2.75"): "4-30-29. Erecting timber stair tower at Pier 10."
156.
vol1_p010
vol1_p010 Image #20 (2.75" x 4.5"): "12-13-28. Erecting bent 3W."; Image #21 (4.5" x 2.75"): "12-13-28. Erecting bent 3W."; Image #23 (2.75" x4.5"): "12-13-28. ACL Storage Yard."
157.
vol2_p035
vol2_p035 Image #399 (2.75" x 4.5") and Image #400 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Member U12 L12 East Cantilever Arm. 96'-0" c. to c. panel points. As erected this member appeared to be 3 1/2" short, due to fabrication of members, some shorter and some longer than their final geometric lengths, and due to the sub-diagonal M11 L12 (lower right). Pulled together by a 7-part auxiliary falls. Engine kept in high gear to reduce power - max. lead line pull = about 9000 [pounds], approx., giving possible capacity of 130 tons. Required one day to connect each member - two days total.
158.
vol2_p040
vol2_p040 Image #414 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Balance beam with special bent hitch plates used for short hitch on high lifts wher [sic] drift is small."; Image #415 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-11-29. Front view of double-deck span traveler A at L12 on east cantilever arm."
159.
vol2_p026
vol2_p026 Image #372 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Looking down from U10, over Pier 8. Elev. = 280 ft. above water. Note lighter with steel."; Image #373 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-29-29. Top chord U8 U10 just entered into joint at U8 and ready to be pulled in and connected. Span 9."
160.
vol2_p060
vol2_p060 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "Progress - Cooper River Span, June 21, 1929 at 4:30 P.M. First closing bottom chord in place."