cribbing


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cribbing

1. A system of cribs, 2.
2. A framework of wood, concrete, or metal members which form open bins that are filled with crushed rock or pervious soil; used as a retaining structure for an earth embankment.
3. A framework of timber mats, steel members or plates, etc., used as a support for mobile cranes, or the like.
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Upon return of the DODX cars, if there is no requirement, the cribbing and extra lashing is removed from the DODX car and the car put back into service.
The exact life span of the cribbing before repair requirements or rebuilding is currently unknown.