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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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81.
vol2_p046
vol2_p046 Image #433 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. West cantilever arm, from below, erected to L17. Traveler B at L16."; Image #434 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. Looking toward Pier 8 (at 1050' distance) from top of Pier 9. (See 431)."; Image #435 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-13-29. Joint L17, cantilever arm side, showing opening for 10" [diameter] jacking pin and for jack, to control suspended span while cantilevered. (See 488)."
82.
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."
83.
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."
84.
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."
85.
vol2_p054
vol2_p054 Image #457 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. Eye-bar hangers U17 L17 at end of cantilever arm, supporting the suspended span."; Image #458 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. Jacking diaphragm for 500 ton hydraulic jack in dummy chord U17 U18. Pin carryin [sic] eye-bar hangers is just beyond."; Image #459 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29. 500-Ton hydraulic jack in place and connected with pump. Saddle casting (foreground) bears on 10" [diameter] jacking pin shown in 456. Drake - Varga."
86.
vol2_p055
vol2_p055 Image #460 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-19-29."; Image #461 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-20-29."; Image #462 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-20-29."; "Three views of the west cantilever arm and west half of suspended span."
87.
vol2_p014
vol2_p014 Image #330 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Progress"; Image #331 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. West anchor arm. Note stair tower and office on bottom chord of deck span - at Pier 7."; Image #332 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-18-29. Deck of bridge from end of east anchor arm. Traveler at L6."
88.
vol2_p058
vol2_p058 Image #471 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Progress. Ready to place the last 87 1/6" bottom chord section."; Image #472 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Ready for the last or closing bottom chord sections."; Image #473 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-21-29. From below. West cantilever, below. East cantilever, above."
89.
vol2_p059
vol2_p059 Image #474 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-21-29. Erecting the last bottom chord section L19' L21', north truss, east half of suspended span."; Image #475 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Connecting the closing bottom chord at L21'."; Image #476 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-21-29. Closing B.C. joint L21'. Note 6" [diameter] pin and slotted hole with 7" movement for adjustment, temperature, etc."
90.
vol2_p062
vol2_p062 Image #481 (4.5" x 2.75"): "6-22-29. Stairs from L16 to U17, east side only."; Image #482 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-22-29. Closing chord L19 L21 east with pin driven at L21. Note how chord is arched and still not connected to hanger at L20. (Gap = 6")."; Image #483 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-24-29. Same as above, after jacking near side down 6 1/8" and far side up 11 13/16", making total vertical movement at pin of 17 15/16". Note hanger being connected - chord is now straight."
91.
vol2_p063
vol2_p063 Image #484 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-25-29. Progress. Last verticals, U21 L21, east, have been erected. (Looking north)."; Image #485 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. (Looking south). Showing complete suspended span (note portal bracing b'tn. end posts) cantilevered from ends of cantilever arms (which also have portal bracing between last diagonals L16 U17)."; Image #486 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-27-29. Progress. All truss members in place."
92.
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."
93.
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."
94.
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."
95.
vol2_p082
vol2_p082 Image #542 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-17-29. Pouring the next to the last section of the concrete deck. Only 3 more panels to go - about 131 ft. Last section of concrete deck poured July 20, 1929, and last section of curb on July21."; Image #543 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-21-29. C.E. Hillyers' concrete plant at the end of the West Approach. Concrete hauled 6700 ft. to center of Cooper River."; Image #544 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-21-29. Reinforcing bar bending machine."
96.
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."
97.
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."
98.
vol2_p015
vol2_p015 Image #333 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Falsework bent 31- L8 - East anchor arm. 16 Plumb piles and 10 battered piles under each col. 40 ft. of water at low tide. Taken at low tide. See also 355."; Image #334 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Falsework footing 32 - L6, anchor arm. Similar to bent 31. Max. load 20 1/2 tons per pile (D + L + Trav.)."; Image #335 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-18-29. Looking west from top of anchor pier 10 showing steel falsework. Pier 9 beyond = 450 ft. Bents at 90 ft. centers. Flswk. cols. plumb and 37'-6" c. to c."
99.
vol2_p081
vol2_p081 Image #539 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-15-29. Lowering 100 ft. main boom from the last span traveler. Weight about 11 tons."; Image #540 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-16-29. Paramount sound-picture truck on a lighter, preparing to take sound-movies of the bridge."; Image #541 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-16-29. Same as above. Note the microphone."
100.
vol2_p080
vol2_p080 Image #534 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-13-29. Method of pouring concrete deck. Track elevated on timber horses which are removed after concrete is poured."; Image #535 (2.75" x 4.5"): "7-13-29. Riveting steel deck beams - just ahead of the formwork carpenters."; Image #536 (4.5" x 2.75"): "7-13-29. J.H. Reynolds. W.E. Reynolds. Winston."