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Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge

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vol2_p016
vol2_p016 Image #336 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Office in A.C.L. Yard. See also #1."; Image #337 (2.75" x 4.5"): "Bottom chord joint at L10 - over main piers 8 and 9. Weight 13 tons. 12'-7" long x 12'-4" high (Main gas. pl. 108" x 1" x 12'-7")."; Image #338 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-21-29. West anchor arm landing on Pier 8."
2.
vol2_p038
vol2_p038 Image #405 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-7-29. Erecting stringers - east cantilever."; Image #406 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Crane 19. 40 Ton capacity. Working weight about 100 tons."; Image #407 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Dummies made up to throw off of top of span as practice drill for life savers."; Image #409 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Town Creek Span with advertising sign 13' x 30' in place at center."
3.
vol2_p017
vol2_p017 Image #339 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-21-29. West anchor arm ready to erect last panel 8-10, and land on main pier 8."; Image #340 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-22-29. East anchor arm erecting last panel 8-10, to land on main pier 9."; Image #341 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-22-29. Setting shoe in Pier 8. wt. of lower shoe = 10 tons. Base 7'-3 x 8'-6 = 61.6 [square feet]"; Image #342 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-22-29. Setting main shoes on Pier 8."
4.
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."
5.
vol1_p024
vol1_p024 Image #65 (2.75" x 4.5"): Main bearing shoes for 1050 ft. Cooper River Span. Base 7' 3" x 8' 6". Wt. 10 tons. Ab't. 4' 6" high."; Image #68 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. 100 HP Gas. Hoisting engine on deck of viaduct traveler. 3 Drums & swinger. (Tom Kane)"; Image #67 (2.75" x 4.5"): "1-30-29. Detail of boom heel and foot of mast at top of Material Tower. (See also No. 86)"; Image #69 (2.75" x 4.5"): 1-30-29. Drum Island & Cooper River - looking east. Piers 5 to 13 in Cooper River completed."
6.
vol2_p008
vol2_p008 Image #308 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Progress at noon."; Image #309 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Falsework bent #29, L6 - west anchor arm. Low tide, 25 ft. of water. 16 plumb piles & 8 batter piles under each column. Max. load = 20 1/2 tons per pile."; Image #310 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-10-29. Traveler A, east side, at L4."; Image #311 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 5-10-29. Looking west from traveler on Cooper River Span, west anchor arm."
7.
vol2_p028
vol2_p028 Image #377 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. West side. First truss members erected in cantilever arm."; Image #378 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. East anchor arm complete. Traveler at L9."; Image #379 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Traveler at L9 erecting peak strut at U10. Then moves back 15 ft. to allow boom to "duck" under strut and move forward.. Not drift."; Image #380 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-31-29. Peak strut at U10 east side, as shown in 379."
8.
vol2_p024
vol2_p024 Image #364 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. East anchor arm (left) - Town Creek Span in distance and west anchor arm (right)."; Image #365 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Town Creek Span & west anchor arm of Cooper River Span with U8 U10 just erected."; Image #366 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Erecting top chord U8 U10. Span 9. (Patterson)."; Image #367 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Erecting U8 U10. Span 9."
9.
vol2_p023
vol2_p023 Image #360 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. rolling top chord U8 U10 - 100 ft. long Wt. 36 tons."; Image #361 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. U8 U10 being rolled right side up for erection. Note special rolling slings & sheaves."; Image #362 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on truck to be run out and loaded on lighter."; Image #363 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Loading U8 U10 on lighter."
10.
vol2_p004
vol2_p004 Image #291 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-3-29. East Approach nearing completion."; Image #294 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-5-29. First panel of truss erected - west anchor arm."; Image #295 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-6-29. Erecting first panel of floor - east anchor arm."; Image #297 (4.5" x 2.75"): "5-6-29. Progress in Cooper River."
11.
vol2_p005
vol2_p005 Image #298 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-6-29. Our tank lighter and coal barge."; Image #299 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-6-29. Traveler "B" moved out to L2. West anchor arm."; Image #300 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-8-29. Second panel--west anchor arm complete. Traveler Bat L3, erecting portal bracing."; Image #301 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Traveler B erecting third falsework bent at L6, west anchor arm."
12.
vol2_p010
vol2_p010 Image #312 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Progress in Cooper River."; Image #313 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. West anchor arm - Span 7."; Image #314 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Looking east from traveler B on west anchor arm. Pier B in foreground, Elev. 132.0'."; Image #319 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-16-29. Looking down on Span Traveler."
13.
vol2_p007
vol2_p007 Image #302 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Traveler B at L2, ready to move out to L3. East anchor arm."; Image #304 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Field office on bottom chord of deck span 10 - at anchor pier 10."; Image #305 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-9-29. Looking west from traveler B toward traveler A. Town Creek span at left."; Image # 307 (2.75" x 4.5"): " 5-9-29. Erecting falsework bent at L6 - west anchor arm."
14.
vol2_p025
vol2_p025 Image #368 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-28-29. Erecting U8 U10. Span 9."; Image #369 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Top chord U8 U10 in place. Span 7."; Image #370 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. fitting up joint at U8. Span 7."; Image #371 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-29-29. Hitch plates and connection to U8 U10 for erection. Span 7."
15.
vol2_p033
vol2_p033 Image #390 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-3-29. Connecting top chord U10 U12 to joint at U10."; Image #391 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-3-29. Erecting U10 U12 - east cantilever arm, south truss."; Image #392 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-4-29. Progress. Looking east."; Unnumbered image (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-4-29. Progress - looking northeast."
16.
vol2_p039
vol2_p039 Image #410 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Progress."; Image #411 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-8-29. Bottom chord L14 L16. Length 90 ft. Weight 17 tons."; Image #412 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Connecting bottom chord L12 L14 at joint L12."; Image #413 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-10-29. Bottom chord L12 L14."
17.
vol2_p043
vol2_p043 Image #422 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-11-29. Traveler B (left) at L15 & truss to L16. Traveler A (east side) at L12 and truss to L14."; Image #423 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. West cantilever arm complete except floor L16 to L17. Eye-bar hangers U17 L17 being erected."; Image #424 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Assembling eye-bars U17 L17 to joint L17 (See 420)."; Image #425 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Driving 10" pin at U17 with 500lb. overhauling ball - west cantilever arm."
18.
vol2_p045
vol2_p045 Image #429 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-11-29. Lifting 500 ton capacity hydraulic jack by its 12 1/2" [diameter] plunger to test the section."; Image #430 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Frame for testing hydraulic jacks. Capacity about 50 tons."; Image #431 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-13-29. Progress. West cantilever (left) complete to U17 L17. Right (east) arm to L16."; Image #432 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-12-29. Looking east from south of Pier 5."
19.
vol2_p013
vol2_p013 Image #323 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-17-29. East anchor arm. Traveler at L6."; Image #324 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-17-29. Progress in A.M."; Image #325 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. Supply ship "Dobbin" and five Navy destroyers. West anchor arm beyond."; Image #329 (2.75" x 4.5"): "5-18-29. West anchor arm. Navy destroyer in foreground."
20.
vol2_p047
vol2_p047 Image #437 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-13-29. Bottom chord L14 L16. Wt. 17 tons."; Image #438 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turntable truck for turning long truss members end for end."; Image #439 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turning 90 ft. chord with turntable trucks."; Image #440 (2.75" x 4.5"): "6-14-29. Turning 90 ft. chord with turntable trucks."