Re: Stakes For Lumber Loads: Hardwood Vs. Softwood


Dennis Storzek
 

On Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM, Bob Chaparro wrote:
The AAR's "Rules Governing the Loading of Forest Products On Open Top Cars" specifies "Stakes, hardwood, southern pine, long leaf pine, fir, spruce, larch or hemlock...or green saplings..."
I think you just answered your own question, since every species on that list other than "hardwood" is considered a softwood.

Dennis Storzek

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