4-48. SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS (cont)
Extreme caution shall be used when unloading locomotive. Death or injury to personnel or
damage to equipment could occur.
Pull locomotive down ramp, using brake system of locomotive providing power to slow the speed of descent.
Raise stabilizing jacks mounted under flatcar to stowage position and secure with U-bolts and hardware
retained in step (10) above.
Disassemble loading ramp and retain hardware with flatcar.
Use hardware retained in step (3) above and bolt portable ramp sections together in two equal stacks.
When stacked, portable ramp may shift and fall and cause injury or death to personnel.
Use a suitable lifting device and place one stack on each end of the flatcar.
Use two strands of 3/4-inch (19.1 mm) chain for each stack and chain binders. Secure ramp to flatcar.
Place chains, chain binders, wheel chocks, and hardware in stowage boxes on flatcar.
Lay locomotive stabilizing jacks lengthwise on bed of flatcar and secure jacks.
Flatcar is ready for transport.
4-49. MARKING FOR SHIPMENT
A marking panel (1/4 inch [6.4 mm] plywood, 1/2 inch [12.7 mm] lumber, or 1/8 inch [3.2 mm] hardwood) shall be affixed
to the locomotives. The panel shall include the following information:
NOT PROCESSED FOR STORAGE
FROM (Indicate name and address of consignor)
TO (Indicate name and address of consignee)