(1) Traction engines shall not be placed into operation prior to the issuance of an operating certificate by the department, unless written permission is obtained from the department to operate the traction engine on a temporary basis.
(2) Every traction engine shall have a logbook, maintained by the owner or user, which indicates operational hours, repairs, defects, adverse operating conditions, or other information related to the boiler.
(3) At least 30 days prior to a public gathering or show of traction engines, the show promoter, manager, fair board, or other responsible party shall report to the department all traction engines that are intended to be operated in the show.
(4) The department adopts and incorporates by reference the following sections of the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, National Board Inspection Code (NBIC), 2007 edition for all traction engines: Part II, Section 6, Supplement 1 and Supplement 2. A copy of the NBIC may be obtained from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, 1055 Crupper Avenue, Columbus, OH 43229-1183.