Sec. 6--Fig. 17
(CAR NO. 1 ;THREE-CAR-SHIPMENT) ARGES, BOLTED, SECTIONAL, FOR LIQUID OR DRY CARGO,
SECURED WITH CLAMPS AND RODS-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 Items
Horizontal ties, as shown. Secure to each Item "F" with four 10-D nails. When it
cannot be placed between vertical filler and car end, secure same to outside
face of each vertical filler as near top of car end 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 ea. pile.
6 in. x 8 in., as shown, with 1/2 in. dia. bolt at each end to prevent splitting.
2 ea. Item "H".
7/8 in. diameter rods, as shown, passed through Item "H" and top side angle.
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.
Suitable fillers, as shown, secured to Items "H".
Cleats, dimensions to suit, securely nailed to Items "H" and "L".
See General Rules, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14 and 15 for further details.