Instructions how to Properly Stack all
kinds of Grain, so as to preserve in
the best possible manner for
Threshing and Market.
JOHN N. DeLAMATER.
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