ARMY SHIPPING DOCUMENTS
Prepare all Army shipping documents in accordance with AR 725-50.
LOADING (RAIL TRANSPORT)
Load, brace and block the equipment in accordance with requirements of the Association of American Railroads and the following:
1. Inspect all flatcars before loading to see that they are in a suitable condition to safely carry the load to its destination.
2. Prepare flatcars for loading by removing all debris, previous blocking, nails and other obstructions. Inspect flatcars for loose or broken floor
planks. Do not use damaged cars.
3. Refer to Association of American Railroads "Rules Governing the Loading of Commodities on Open-Top Cars."
4. Position the vehicle as far away from the brake wheel end of the flatcar as space permits. Allow minimum clearance of 4 inches below, 6 inches
above, behind and to each side of the flatcar brake wheel.