Unloading, Hauling, Erecting, and Setting Poles


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Unloading, Hauling, Erecting, and Setting Poles
1010607 Unloading, Hauling, Erecting, and Setting Poles
Unloading Wood Poles Poles are usually shipped on truck flat-bed trailers or railroad flatcars (Fig. 11.1). Delivery by truck allows for more flexible delivery options as poles may be brought to the service center or directly to the job site. In some cases, the delivery unit contains self-unloading pole equipment. Great care must be exercised while unloading poles to avoid all possibility of an accident. Before starting the unloading operation, the brakes should be set to prevent the delivery unit from moving. The wheels should b…
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Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Unloading, Hauling, Erecting, and Setting Poles, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export