A Revised And Illustrated Treatise
On Grain Stacking
Instructions how to Properly Stack Bound Grain so as
to Preserve, in the best possible manner, for
THRESHING and MARKET.
So as to Furnish a Comprehensive View of the
JOHN N. DeLAMATER,
TREATISE ON GRAIN STACKING.
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.
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....................