A TREATISE
—ON—
GRAIN STACKING
GIVING
Instructions how to Properly Stack all
kinds of Grain, so as to preserve in
the best possible manner for
Threshing and Market.


BY
JOHN N. DeLAMATER.

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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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