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  • 1) Controls equipment that tilts railroad cars to dump grain into receiving hopper for transfer to storage elevator: Pulls lever to activate clamp that fastens car into position on dumping platform.

  • 2) Breaks car seal and pushes open sliding door.

  • 3) Starts conveyor leading from receiving hopper into elevator, and energizes electromagnet which removes metal from grain.

  • 4) Receives signals, and pushes and pulls levers of dumping machinery in sequence to tilt and jog car until car is empty.

  • 5) Returns car to upright position and releases holding mechanism.

  • 6) May remove wood and paper falling from tipped car, using grappling hooks.

  • 7) May guide grain from car, using wood or metal plank.

  • 8) May pull box cars onto and off of dumping platform, using winch and cable.




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DOT:   921.662-010

Job Number: 1466