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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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41.
vol1_p039
vol1_p039 Image #103 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Boomed out, between top chords U14 U16."; Image #104 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Joint U13 - End of the cantilever arm."; Image #105 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-22-29. Temporary links U13 to U14, b't'n. cantilever arm and suspended span."; Image #112 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-23-29. Field telephone - top of stair tower at Pier 4."
42.
vol1_p045
vol1_p045 Image #122 (2.75" x 4.5"):"2-24-29. West cantilever arm erected to L17 L18 - Traveler at L15."; Image #124 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. Traveler A at L16, its farthest position."; Image #123 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-24-29. East anchor arm erected to L6. Traveler at L6. Viaduct traveler at right."; Image #125 (2.75" x 4.5"): "2-25-29. East anchor arm at Pier 3."
43.
vol1_p050
vol1_p050 Image #140 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Material truck supported on piling. Drum Island Approach."; Image #141 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. 'Billy' the Drum Island mascot, at top of stair tower with Buckholt."; Image #142 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-7-29. Balance beam for handling plate girders. Length 10ft."; Image #146 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-11-29. Support & tie-down for sill of stiffleg derrick at Pier 4."
44.
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."
45.
vol1_p056
vol1_p056 Image #159 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29. The closing bottom chord joint at L17! Member on left has slotted hole at pin."; Image #160 (2.75" x 4.5"): " Closing joint at L17! 4" slotted hole allows erection of closing chord at any temperature."; Image #161 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-13-29 Progress."; Image #162 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-3-29. Closing bottom chords in place."
46.
vol1_p057
vol1_p057 Image #163 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Preparing to erect the closing top chords - Town Creek Span."; Image #164 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Gap for closing top chord U16 U18."; Image #165 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Erecting the closing top chord - south truss. Gap is about 2" longer than chord. 3-15-29."; Image #171 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-15-29. Erecting closing top - north truss."
47.
vol1_p061
vol1_p061 Image #174 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Town Creek Span between Piers 9 (left) and 8 of the Cooper River Span. Looking west."; Image #175 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-12-29. Suspended Span swung (3-16-29) and complete except last panel of floor system."; Image #176 (2.75" x 4.5"): 3-20-29. Suspended span has been swung. Note gap in top chord to right of traveler."; Image #177 (2.75" x 4.5"): 3-20-29. Temporary top chord jacking links U13 U14 removed to be replaced by permanent 'dummy' chords."
48.
vol1_p063
vol1_p063 Image #181 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Detail of shoe at top of falsework bent under deck span."; Image #182 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-17-29. Fuel oil compressor - (semi-diesel)."; Image #201 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-1-29. End View of #181."; Image #183 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-20-29. Twist in 40 ft. viaduct girder due to improper loading for shipment."
49.
vol1_p068
vol1_p068 Image #190 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms erected for curbing, on West Approach. Concrete plant at right."; Image #191 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Timber forms for pouring concrete deck on West Approach."; Image #192 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Pouring concrete deck. West Approach."; Image #193 (2.75" x 4.5"): "3-26-29. Method of supporting timber forms."
50.
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."
51.
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."
52.
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."
53.
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."
54.
vol1_p081
vol1_p081 Image #230 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Top deck of double-deck Span Traveler, looking toward front boom and A-frame."; Image #231 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Detail at heel of main (front) boom. Double-deck span traveler."; Image #234 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Deckspan 12 swung and steel falsework bents removed."; Image #233 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-7-29. Detail at heel of rear boom. Double-deck traveler."
55.
vol1_p022
vol1_p022 Unnumbered Image (5" x 7"): "1-28-29. West Anchor arm of the Town Creek Span and east end of the Charleston Approach Viaduct. Anchor arm is 256 ft. long (8 panels at 32 ft.). Stair tower at left."; Image #66 (4.5" x 2.75"): "1-30-29. Main bearing shoe, Pier 2, Town Creek Span. 5' 0" x 5' 9" = 28.75 [square feet]. Des. Load = 1,813,000# = 438 # [per square inch]. Erec. Load = 1,089,000# max. (suspended span cantilevered to center). Lower shoe 3' 4" high."
56.
vol1_p023
vol1_p023 Image #61 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-23-29. Progress - Town Creek Span. Taken from office tower."; Image #62 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress - Town Creek & Drum Island (right). 1-26-29."; Image #63 (2.75" x 4.5"):"1-28-29. West anchor arm complete."; Image #64 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-28-29. Viaduct traveler starting erection of Drum Island Viaduct. span traveler not yet erected."
57.
vol1_p086
vol1_p086 Image #240 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-9-29. Compressor plant under Span 35D, near Pier 5, and ramp leading to it from Pier 37D which is in deep water."; Image #242 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Falsework under Span 5. Falsework bents have battered columns."; Image #241 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-18-29. Rocker bearing and roller expansion shoe under 270 ft. deck truss span - Pier 6."; Image #243 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-15-29. Span 5 erected to U5L6."
58.
vol1_p089
vol1_p089 Image #247 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Spans 10, 11, and 12. Span 10 under erection."; Image #252 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. From Span 1E, looking east. Hydraulic fill causeway in distance."; Image #251 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. re-erecting viaduct traveler on Span 1E, at Pier 13, to complete East Approach."; Image #253 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. East abutment - looking west. Spans 21E to 13E have been erected by C.E. Hillyer."
59.
vol1_p090
vol1_p090 Image #254 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. East Approach - end of causeway and start of steel girder spans."; Image #256 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. Typical timber pile falsework footing before being braced. Piles are unusually well lined up."; Image #255 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Falsework footings 28 and 29 & Pier 8 beyond - looking east from top of anchor pier 7."; Image #257 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Framing timber falsework pile bents."
60.
vol1_p091
vol1_p091 Image #258 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Driving piles and framing."; Image #260 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Falsework footing #16, under deck span #10. Two (2) plumb piles and six (6) battered piles under each col."; Image #259 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-23-29. Timber falsework footings under Span 10. Av. depth of water = 25' at low tide."; Image #261 (2.75" x 4.5"): "4-24-29. typical detail of steel falsework col. on ton of 2-200 ton wedge jacks. Deck spans."