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  • 1) Cuts notches for crossarms and installs step sockets in telephone, telegraph, and electric-power transmission poles: Sights down pole to determine straightest side so that poles will line up evenly when erected.

  • 2) Saws tip of pole to point with chain saw.

  • 3) Saws two parallel cuts at specified place on pole and cuts out wood between cuts with adz to make crossarm notch.

  • 4) Drills bolthole through pole at center of crossarm notch, using electric drill.

  • 5) Measures intervals for step sockets on opposite sides of pole.

  • 6) Drills holes and drives step sockets in place with small ax.

  • 7) Loads and unloads poles from railroad cars or truck, using rope, skids, and cant hook.




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DOT:   959.684-010

Job Number: 7646