Sec. 4--Fig. 38-A (New-1-1962)
TAMPING MACHINE-RAILWAY PNEUMATIC-WITH STEEL CAR WHEELS-FLAT CARS
Item No. of Pcs.
Brake wheel clearance. See Fig. 2, Sec. 1.
Each 4 in. x 5 in. x length equal to base of unit, hardwood. Locate on car floor, each equal
distance on each side of center line of car and gaged to railroad track gage of 561/2 in. Nail to
floor with one 60-D cement coated nail every 12 in.
Blocks, hardwood. See sketch 1. Length, width and height to suit. Locateon Item "B" against
flange and tread of wheels as shown. Nail heel to Item "B" with two 60-D and three 40-D
cement coated nails, toe-nail each side with two 40-D cement coated nails. Toe of blocks
must be cut to fit contour of wheels.
Each 4 in. x 4 in. x 24 in. hardwood. Locate on floor as shown, inner ends against Items "B".
Nail to floor with four SO-D cement coated nails.
Each 2 in. x 4 in. x 24 in. hardwood. Locate on top of Item "D" against wheels as shown. Nail
to Item "D" with four 40-D cement coated nails.
Each 6 in. x 6 in. x 60 in. hardwood. Position diagonally as shown. Upper ends single bevel,
lower ends double bevel, sides toe-nailed to floor with two 40-D cement coated nails.
Each 6 in. x 6 in. x length to suit, hardwood. Locate on floor against ends of Items "F" as
shown. Secure to floor with one 3/4 in. bolt in each end. Use 4 in. x 4 in. plate washers
under bolt heads and wooden blocks underneath car floor.
Blocks, hardwood, pattern 68, Sec. 6. Locate 4 each on floor equally spaced against each Item
"G". Nail to floor with six 60-D cement coated nails.
2 in. x 4 in. x length to suit, hardwood. Locate on top of Items "F" equally spaced as shown.
Nail to Items "F" with two 20-D cement coated nails at each location.
Steel cable 5/8 in. dia. x 6 x 19 flexible independent wife rope core doubled. Extend between
points of attachment on frame of unit and stake pockets, on opposite sides of car. Secure
lapped ends with two 5/8 in. cable clips midway between points of attachment.
See General Rules 4, 5, 7, 9, 14, 15 and 19 for further details.