SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE, AND DEMOLITION
TO PREVENT ENEMY USE
Section I. SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE
Loading Crane-Shovel for Shipment
When mobile equipment is being transported from place
a. Rail Shipment. Blocking, bracing, and tiedown
to place in the zone of interior, other than by it's own
of the crane and attachments shall be in accordance
locomotion, it is considered as being in administrative
with Section No. 1 (General Rules) and applicable
storage during the period of shipment. Administrative
figure (s) in Section 4 of the Association of American
storage is defined as limited storage, a storage period of
Railroads, "Rules Governing the Loading of
up to 90 days, when equipment must be preserved from
Commodities on Open Top Cars."
b. Anti-Rotation Rods and Crane Cab (Swing)
Lock. Secure the crane cab (swing) lock in the locked
Preparation for Limited Storage
position to prevent displacement. The antirotation rods
Refer to TM 740-98-1, Administrative Storage of
Equipment, for detailed instructions on preparation of
means provided to prevent nuts from working loose.
the Crane-shovel basic unit for administrative storage
c. Movement to New Worksite.
and maintenance during storage.
covering move to new worksite are provided in
Section II. DEMOLITION OF MATERIAL TO PREVENT
Machinery side frame castings.
When capture or abandonment of the craneshovel is
Boom foot connections.
imminent, the responsible unit commander must make
Shovel attachment, backhoe attachment,
the decision either to destroy the equipment or render it
piledriver, crane and jib booms.
inoperative. Based upon this decision, orders are issued
Clamshell and dragline buckets.
which cover the desired extent of destruction. Whatever
method of destruction is employed, it is essential to
Hook rollers and roller circle.
destroy the same vital parts of all crane-shovel units and
all corresponding spare parts in the critical area. When
lack of time or personnel prevents complete destruction
sprockets, and treads.
of the craneshovel, the following priority will be used in
destruction of essential parts:
Engine clutch and drive sprocket, jack-shaft
drive sprocket, drive pinion, gears, drum
a. Demolition by Mechanical Means. Use sledge
clutches, swing clutches, and boom hoist
hammers, crowbars, picks, axes, cutting, or any other
tools which may be available to demolish items in the
Engine block, head, fuel injectors, and all
b. Demolition on by Misuse.
(2) Throw sand or other abrasive material