Sec. 6-Fig. 60 (Rev.-4-1980)
1/4 TON TRAILER, LENGTHWISE SIDE BY SIDE, DOUBLE DECKED-FLAT CARS
No. of Pcs.
Brake wheel clearance. See Fig. 2, Sec. 1.
4 ea. bottom unit.
Blocks, pattern 16. Locate 45 degree portion of block against front and rear of wheels. Secure
heel of block to floor with three 40-D nails and toe-nail that portion under tire with two
40-D nails. Substitute, if desired, blocks, pattern 67 at each location.
Each to consist of two pieces of 2 in. x 4 in. x 24 in. Locate one against tires of outside wheels
of units and one between tires of wheels on side by side units. Secure lower piece to floor
with four 30-D nails and top piece to one below in like manner.
2 in. x 4 in. x 24 in. Locate one under tongue and one between units, as shown. Secure each to
floor with five 30-D nails.
2 ea. bottom unit.
Each to consist of four strands No. 8 gage black annealed wire. Attach to tongue of unit on
each side, as shown, and around Item "D".
4 ea. bottom unit. Each to consist of four strands No. 8 gage black annealed wire. Attach to each corner of unit
and through stake pockets, or underneath Items "D".
Frame, built up of two lengthwise and two crosswise 2 in. x 6 in., length and width to fully
equal inside dimensions of body of unit. Locate inside of truck bodies between each top and
1 1/4 in. x .035 in. high tension bands. Locate two crosswise and one lengthwise, or one crosswise
and two lengthwise, around bodies of each top and bottom unit.
When widths of car decks are not wide enough to permit locating Items "C" against the tires on outside of out-
side wheels on side by side units, locate these items against the tires on inside of wheels at center of car.
Items "G" must be of sufficient height to extend at least two inches inside truck body of top unit.
Suitable cushioning material must be used between Items "C" and tires to prevent chafing.
When shipping trailers to ports of embarkation for further movement to overseas destinations, trailers should be
banded together with trailer tongues facing in the same direction
See General Rules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 11, 14, 15 and 19-B for further details.