f. Crossplate plank anchors. Crossplate anchors (Figure 2-14) are suitable for use in most soils.
These anchors can be speedily installed when hole boring equipment is available. The anchors are
constructed from creosoted plank or manufactured from steel plates.
Figure 2-14. Crossplate plank anchor installation
g. Log anchors. Log anchors (Figure 2-15) are adequate for use in most types of soil, and they
are the preferred type of anchor for use in sandy soil and in swamp areas. These anchors are also highly
efficient in loose, rocky soil. However, a large hole must be dug for their installation.