4-48. SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS (cont)
WELD BRACKET TO
FLOOR OF FLATCAR
Install 1/4-inch (6.4 mm) cable (component of flatcar) to coupler assembly to prevent coupler from opening
There are eight wheel chocks provided with the flatcar. Place one wheel chock behind the front wheels
and one in front of the rear wheels on each truck of the locomotive.
Weld angle iron bracket of wheel chocks to bed of flatcar. Weld a continuous 1/2-inch (12.7 mm) fillet on
each edge of angle bracket touching bed of flatcar.
Place stabilizing jacks provided with flatcar directly under each jack pad on locomotive deck.