Filler cleats may be used between chock
blocks may be cut from timbers (or railroad
blocks and side cleats to centrally locate the
chock block against tires. These cleats are
Figure 7-3. Cutting chock blocks from timbers.
(2) Lunette cleats "G". Locate a 2 x 4 x 12-
d. Cushioning Material "C". Locate suitable
inch cleat over each end of strapping and nail cleats
b u r l a p between tires and cleats "D". The
to car floor with thirtypenny nails.
Strap may be secured to to car floor by means
"E" at floor" and above cleats "D".
e. Wheel Side Cleats "D" (1 x 8 Inches, Length
of anchor plates as shown in detail A, figure
to Suit). Locate and nail cleats to chock blocks "B"
(3) Drawbar cleats "H". Locate two 2 x 4 x
with four ten penny nails at each end. See note in c
12-inch cleats on each side of drawbar. Nail lower
cleats to car floor with thirtypenny nails and top
f. Floor Side Cleats "E" (2 x 6-Inch Lower
cleat to the lower cleats and car floor with for-
Cleat; 2 x 4-Inch Upper Cleat. Length to Suit.
Locate two side cleats against whee1 side cleats "D"
(4) Drawbar strapping "J" (No. 8 gage black
with cushioning material protruding underneath.
annealed wire, length to suit).
Nail the 2 x 6-inch lower cleats to car floor with
(a) Cut four lengths of wire to length
thirtypenny nails and 2 x 4-inch upper cleats to
required according to the location of stake pockets.
lowerr cleats and car floor with fortypenny nails.
Twist-tie wires together to form a single cable.
g. Strapping Trailers for Single Loading (fig. 7-
(b) Pass one cable end around drawbar and
extend the cable end for a length beyond half the
(1) Lunette strapping "F". Locate two pieces
distance to a stake pocket.
of 1 x 0.035-inch hot-rolled steel strapping
(c) Pass the other end through the stake
through eye of lunette and nail strapping to car
pocket. Form a 6-inch loop and wind each of the
floor with large headed nails.