Sec. 6-Fig. 16
CAR NO. 1 (THREE-CAR-SHIPMENT) BARGES, BOLTED, SECTIONAL, FOR LIQUID OR DRY CARGO,
SECURED WITH HIGH TENSION BANDS-GONDOLA CARS
No. of Pcs.
Brake wheel clearance. See Fig. 2.
End and intermediate floor blocks, as shown, length about equal to inside width
of car, width to suit, height sufficient to contact bottom of lading.
3/4 in. dia. bolt, long enough to pass through Item "B" and floor.
2 ea. pile.
Floor bearing pieces, as shown, length about equal to inside width of car, width
to suit, height sufficient to keep lading off floor. Width must exceed height.
Crosswise spacers, as shown, dimensions to suit. Locate on top of and secure
to Item "D" to prevent displacement.
Vertical fillers, as shown, length and width to suit, thick enough to completely fill
space between lading and car sides.
1 ea. pr. of
Horizontal ties as shown. Secure to each Item "F" with four 10-D nails. When it
cannot be placed between vertical filler and car side, secure same to outside
face of each vertical filler as near top of car side as possible with four 10-D
nails. Use suitable filler above same, cover filler and tie with one 1 in. x 4 in.
x 12 in. piece secured to vertical and horizontal fillers with three 10-D nails in
each. (See Details Items "F" and "G").
2 per pile.
2 in. x .050 in. bands. Attach by passing through an eye bolt or angle securely
bolted to top side angle.
Protection angles, 20 gage, 4 in. wide, applied so as to prevent displacement.
2 per pile.
1 1/2 in. x 1 1/2 in., angles, as shown, securely bolted to barge sections, to
retain load in upright position.
See General Rules 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14 and 15 for further details.