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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 1

Hydra-Cushion Box cars - 1964


Page 1

'Engineered' from Sheet 1A and the data from a photocopy of Sheet 1


Pages 2 and 3

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Outside Dimensions Door Opening Load Protection Devices
Cubic Feet Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Length Width Height Length (2) Width Height Maximum Door
Arrangement
Width Height
SP 672000
to 672599
587 4,644 140,000 78,200 141,800 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 672600
to 672699
99 4,644 135,000 82,600 137,400 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 672700 to 672899 197 4,644 140,000 79,600 140,400 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 672900 to 672949 48 4,644 140,000 79,400 140,600 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 672950 to 673199 248 4,574 140,000 79,400 140,600 50' 1" 9' 2" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug DF
SP 673200 to 673799 590 4,644 140,000 75,100 144,900 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 673800 to 674099 287 4,644 140,000 73,000 147,000 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 674100 to 674299 199 4,644 140,000 76,700 143,300 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 8" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SP 697000 to 697099 100 4,644 140,000 77,700 142,300 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Compart-
mentizer
SP 697500 to 697699 199 4,644 140,000 73,000 147,000 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug DF-B
SP 697700
to 697899 (3)
200 4,618 140,000 74,000 146,000 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 8" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug DF-B (3)
SSW 21000
to 21099
100 4,644 136,000 83,400 136,600 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SSW 21100
to 21199
100 4,644 140,000 74,500 147,500 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 53' 5" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SSW 21200
to 21299
100 4,644 140,000 77,000 143,000 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SSW 21300
to 21499
197 4,644 140,000 74,500 145,500 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SSW 21500
to 21599
100 4,644 180,000 81,200 181,800 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 6" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Single Plug Car-Pac
SSW 27500
to 27614 (3)
115 4,610 140,000 74,700 145,300 50' 1" 9' 3" 9' 10" 55' 1" 10' 6" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 4" Single Plug DF-B (3)
SSW 30025
to 30049
25 3,372 100,000 74,400 102,600 40' 6" 9' 2" 9' 1" 41' 7" 10' 8" 15' 0" 8' 0" 8' 9" Single Plug Compart-
mentizer

Total No. of Cars 3,501

  1. Heavier loads are permitted when shipments move only on Southern Pacific lines (including Cotton Belt) and certain connecting carriers. For information, contact your nearest Southern Pacific Traffic representative.

  2. Coupled length may be obtained by adding 30" to the outside lengths shown.

  3. Cars are equipped with sidewall fillers.


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