Sec. 3--Fig. 104 (New--1-1976) (Continued)
TRACTOR, FOUR WHEEL (WITH PNEUMATIC TIRES), WITH OR WITHOUT BUCKETS, DOZERS, ETC., 130,00
LBS. OR LESS-FLAT CARS WITH CHAIN TIE-DOWN CHANNELS AND SPECIAL CUSHIONING DEVICES
No. of Pcs.
4 per unit
4 in. x 12 in. lumber, length equal to distance between Item "I" and Item "F", when Item "F" is
used. Secure each piece to car floor with 60-D nails, spaced 10 inches apart.
See Sketch 3.
2 per unit
4 in. x 8 in. x 10 ft. 6 in. lumber. Locate against stakes, Item "J" and nail to each Item "J" with
three 60-D nails.
4 per unit
Stub stakes, 4 in. x 5 in. lumber, extending 10 inches above car deck.
2 ea. side
1/2 in. alloy chain tie-down assembly to secure bucket when detached. Secure to top of bucket
or couple opposite chains together at ends of bucket. Cables must be used if chains are not
Block per Sketch 2, to secure bucket when detached. Locate two on each side. Add one block
on each end of bucket near ends. Nail to car floor with two 00-D nails, three 40-D nails and
one 20-D nail each block.
Notes.-Secure longitudinal chains to vehicle. Pull chains as tight as possible by hand and attach into an appropriate
link in the chain. All chain tie-downs must be made taut by tightening the turnbuckles. After tensioning, chains must be
struck with a hammer or steel bar with enough force to eliminate any kinks in chain and retightened if necessary.
Tie-downs in the inboard channels are to be in line across the car and tie-downs in the outboard channels are to be in
line in the same manner. The angle of the tie-downs must be as close to 45 degrees as possible.
Gear shift levers are to be placed in a neutral position.
Turnbuckles not equipped with self-locking devices must be wired or locked to prevent loosening.
See General Rules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15, 19, 19-A and 19-B for further details.