A Revised And Illustrated Treatise

On Grain Stacking

GIVING
Instructions how to Properly Stack Bound Grain so as to Preserve, in the best possible manner, for
THRESHING and MARKET.

ILLUSTRATED
So as to Furnish a Comprehensive View of the Theoretical Parts

BY
JOHN N. DeLAMATER,
NORWALK, OHIO

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TREATISE ON GRAIN STACKING.

PLACING FOUNDATION.

If convenient, make a foundation of rails, by placing three rails about four and one-half feet apart and parallel, and then add half or two thirds the length of a rail to each, and cover by laying rails crossways, and finish by laying a large rail or post in the center lengthways.

This will form a foundation large enough for ten or twelve large loads. If rails, poles or boards cannot be had for an entire foundation, endeavor to get something to support the heads of a few center sheaves; for if sheaves are set on end to commence a stack, the middle is apt to settle too much....................

 

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