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Appendix D-Challis Trail Cattle Guard Plans

Materials List

15 each: Treated lumber, 2 by 6 by 48 inches
2 each: Treated lumber, 2 by 6 by 51 inches
2 each: Treated lumber, 2 by 12 by 85 ½ inches
14 each: Treated lumber, 2 by 4 by 4 ½ inches
2 each: Railroad ties, 51 inches long
4 each: Treated lumber for wings
Galvanized annular ring nails
Wood preservative
Suitable exterior glue

Construction Notes

  • The structure will last much longer if all new cuts made in the lumber are treated with wood preservative.

Trail Cattle Guard Plans

Image of first plan drawing.

Image of the second plan drawing.


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