1897J.P. FitzpatrickOutspan 41Key dropped off the buck rails, as the drivers shouted their ‘Aanhouws’ to the cattle to give them a breather.
1907J.P. FitzpatrickJock of Bushveld 456They had enticed him on to the waggon, as he lay half unconscious between bursts of delirium, had tied him down flat on his back, with wrists and ankles fastened to the buckrails.
1911D.B. Hook’Tis but Yesterday 16‘Water vatje’ full of water on the ‘buck-rail’. [Note] Rails running parallel to the sides of the wagon extending over the wheels.
1939M. RorkeMelina Rorke 82The African wagon is a huge affair with buck-rail bed, eight feet wide by sixteen feet long, covered with a tarpaulin well soaked in paraffin wax.
1955W. RobertsonBlue Wagon 35The wagon canted over at an angle with the buckrails below the surface [of the water].
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