Sec. 6-Fig. 36
CONTAINKR8, CONEX TYPE, FULL OR HALF SIZE, CROSSWISE, LOADED OR EMPTY, SINGLE DECK-
GONDOLA CARS WITH WOOD OR STEEL FLOORS
Item No. of Pcs.
Brake wheel clearance. See Fig. 2.
B Wood floor cars, 2
Floor bearing pieces.
or 3. Steel floor
Wood floor cars-1 in. x 6 in. full length of car. Locate to coincide with spacing of skids on
containers. Secure to floor with ten, 10-D nails spaced about 12 in. apart.
Steel floor care-2 in. ·x 8 in. full length of car. Locate to coincide with spacing of bands.
C As required, steel
Spacers, 2 in. x 4 in. length to suit. Locate between each Item "B" and sides of car. Secure
floor cars only.
to Items "B" with two 10-D nails.
Separators as shown. Locate between each container.
1 ea. end of load.
Bulkheads as shown.
4 ea. end of load.
Band supports, 2 1/2 in. x 6 in. x 12 in. Locate on top of Items "E", as shown.
4 per load.
2 in. x .050 in. high tension bands encircling entire load longitudinally. For cars having wood
floors, locate the two outside bands 15 in. from sides of containers, with other two bands
equally spaced. For -cars having steel floors, locate bands in center on top of Items "B"
4 per each Item
Snubber plates. Locate two at each end of load with Items "G" threaded through. Space one
386 in. from each end container and the other one 48 in. from end of container at each end of
load. For wood floor cars, secure to floor and for steel floor cars, secure to Items "B".
1 per load.
2 in. x .050 in. high tension girth band, encircling entire load. Locate just above top of car sides.
There must be at least 5 ft. of vacant space between load and end of car at each end.
Corner protectors are to be placed under all bands at top and bottom edges of Items "E"
See General Rules 4, 5, 9, 14 and 15 for further details.