Sec. 4--Fig. 22-A (Concluded) (Rev.--3-1965)
Item No. of Pcs.
2 in. x 6 in., hardwood, length to suit. Locate diagonally and secure ends to opposite Items "G"
with six 20-D nails at each location.
1 ea. Item "H".
4 in. x 6 in. x 18 in., hardwood. Locate against Items "D", opposite Items "H". Secure each
outside Item "M" with two 58 in. dia. bolts, Items "N", and each intermediate Item "M" to floor
with four 60-D nails. Not required when Items "K" are used at both ends.
2 ea. outside
5/8 in. dia. bolts, with nuts and washers. Pass through Items "M", "E" and floor. Not required
when Items "K" are used.
2 in. x 6 in., hardwood, length to suit. Secure top ends to Items "G" and bottom ends to Items
"B" with four 30-D nails at each location.
1 1/4 in. diameter rods. Attach two at front and two at rear of rotating portion and pass through
opposite stake pockets and Items "Q". 1 in. diameter rods may be used for machines
weighing 45,000 lbs. or less. Substitute, if desired, 5/8 in. x 6 x 7 steel cable, double, for 1
1/4 in. diameter rods, of 1/2 in. x 6 x 19 steel cable, doubled, for 1 in. diameter rods.
Items "P" may be applied at front end of machines, crossed between rotating portion and crawler
structure, or applied on same side of machines equipped with two brackets cast integral on
both rotating and crawler structures.
1 ea. Item "P"
1/2 in. x 4 in. x 10 in. plates. Not required when Items "P" consists of cable.
6 in. x 6 in., hardwood, length to suit. Wire in position after weight of boom has been placed on
4 in. x 6 in. x 30 in., hardwood, for machines weighing 45,000 lbs. or less; 6 in. x 6 in.,
hardwood, for machines weighing over 45,000 lbs. Secure each to floor with two 5/8 in. dia.
bolts, or six 60-D nails.
3/8 in. steel cable, doubled, for machines weighing 45,000 lbs. or less; 1/2 in. steel cable,
doubled, for machines weighing over 45,000 lbs. Loop over and around boom near front end
and through opposite stake pockets.
Booms with buckets attached must not extend beyond end of carrying car.
Loading machines with treads extending beyond floor of car is permitted, provided machines are centrally
located on car and not more than one-half of tread extends beyond outside face of side sill.
Machines equipped with locking devices, including those with adjustable treads, should have such devices
placed in locked position by shippers.
For proper location of load on car, see Fig. 34.
See General Rules 4, 5, 9, 14, 15, 19 and 19A for further details.