41. If a car is properly sealed, with foreign seals, the car should move on this line under the foreign seals without applying our seals.
42. When box cars are left unsealed and cleated open for ventilation at request of shippers, notation shall be made on original bill of lading and waybill "Car door cleated open for ventilation at shippers request" and a similar notation made in station record of seals, form 3894.
43. Hatch covers and hatch screens on refrigerator cars, loaded with perishable freight, requiring ventilation or refrigeration, need not be sealed, but all such openings must be sealed at originating station when refrigerator cars contain other than perishable freight.
44. Conductors shall call upon Agents or their representatives at the earliest opportunity to reseal any loaded car found with seals missing or imperfectly applied. If such cars are carried into train terminal, Conductor shall make report to Yard Master or Agent for resealing. Agents will maintain record in the station record of seals, form 3894.
45. Agents will accord Grain Inspectors presenting proper credentials, permission to enter cars for the purpose of inspecting and sampling. Agents shall make a permanent record of seals removed and applied and maintain record in station record of seals, form 3894.
46. The Agent or his representative is the only person authorized to break or remove seals, except that Conductors may do so at non-agency stations or blind siding, and as authorized in Paragraphs 32, 33 and 35.
47. Seals broken, or applied, shall be recorded in station record of seals, form 3894, at the time seal is either broken or applied. Seal numbers must be taken entire, with prefix letters, and with initials or other reference necessary to identify the seals of shippers or foreign lines.
48. As no two seals are numbered alike, employes shall take record of all seals on all doors, hatches or other openings where seals are applied.
49. Except on specific instructions, seals will not be applied to the openings of tank cars nor will record be taken of the seals applied by shippers or railroads to such cars.
50. On loaded cars sent to cripple track, where the nature of repairs makes necessary the transfer of contents of a sealed car, seals must not be broken until a representative of the station agent is present to take seal record, make complete inventory of the contents and comprehensive record of the condition of the property when reloaded and forwarded.
51. When car is placed on cripple track at terminal yards and it is necessary to open sealed car in order to effect repairs, the foreman of car repairs shall call upon a representative of the police department to take seal record before seals are broken, such seals to be delivered by the police officer to the station agent in order that the latter may maintain a complete record. It shall also be the duty of the police officer to guard the car until the repairs are effected and the car resealed. If a police officer is not avail- able, to prevent delay to repair work, the station agent should be called upon to take the seal record and remove the seals. Where circumstances warrant, the foreman of car repairs, or a designated car inspector, may take similar action, keeping full record and being responsible for protection of cars, and submit proper record to the agent.
52. When a car is held at an outlying point, where it is difficult to procure a Police Officer, or the services of the Agent or his authorized representative, the foreman of car repairs or car Inspector may take the seal record, protecting the shipment until such time as car repairer or Inspector has arranged with Agent for the resealing of car. Car Repairer or Car Inspector should turn over to Agent the complete