Sec. 6-Fig. 74 (Rev.-9-1977) (Concluded)
TRAILER, TRUCK, 45 TON TANK TRANSPORTER-FLAT CARS
No. of Pcs.
Each to consist of two pieces of 2 in. x 4 in. x 36 in. lumber. Locage against inside of outside
pair of front, intermediate and rear wheels on front unit. Secure lower piece to floor with
four 30-D nails and top piece to one below in like manner.
Lumber, 2 in. x 4 in. x 12 in. Locate one on each side of lunette eye, on top of Item "K", and
secure each to floor with three 30-D nails, one nail in each piece to pass through Item "K".
1 in. No. 14 BW. gage hot rolled steel. Locate under Items "J" and pass through lunette
eye. Secure to floor with one 30-D nail in each end.
3/8 inch, 6 x 19, IWRO, wire rope, single strand. Attach to tiedown points on vehicles and to
stake pockets on car near front, rear, and center of units. Metal fillers or thimbles sufficient
to provide a suitable radius must be used to protect wire rope at stake pocket and vehicle
tiedown points. Thimbles must be applied so as to prevent dislodgement. Cable clips must
be applied in accordance with General Rule 15.
Lumber, 4 in. x 6 in. x 48 in. Locate under outside intermediate front wheels of rear unit.
Lumber, 2 In. x 6 in., long enough to extend to outside face of Items "M". Locate against
front and back of wheels and secure to Items "M" with three 30-D nails in each end.
Draw bar support "A" frame. To consist of two pieces of 2 in. x 4 in. x 43 in. and one piece
2 in. x 4 in. x 20 in., Item "P". Locate frame in vertical position, under draw bar, with bottom
ends resting inside of angles on frame of lower unit.
Lumber, 2 in. x 4 in. x 20 in. Locate against upper face of Items "O" and secure to each Item
"O" with three 30-D nails clinched on back.
2 strands, No. 8 gage black annealed wire. Pass through and around lunette eye and attach ends
to frame of lower unit.
Blocks, pattern 25. Locate one against each rear portion of both outside front wheels of rear
Lumber, 2 in. x 4 in. x 16 in., to fill space between Items "R" and "T". Secure to vertical
surface of adjoining Items "R" and to each other with two 30-D nails at each location.
Lumber, 2 in. x 4 in. x 8 ft. Locate against steel choke frame and secure to Items "S" with
three 30-D nails at each location.
1 ea. Item "B".
Lumber, 2 in. x 4 in. x 12 in. Locate against Item "B" and secure to floor with four 30-D nails
Not required when blocks, pattern 16, are used.
Hand brakes must be set and levers wired or blocked.
See General Rules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 14, 15, 19-A and 19-B for further details.