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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 1B

INSULATED
Hydra-Cushion Box cars - 1969


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

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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Floor Height From Rail 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 Max. Width Max. Height
SP 672000
to 672599
571 4644 140,000 78,200 141,800 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 11' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 672600
(3) to 672699
96 4,644 135,000 82,600 137,400 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 672700
to 672899
190 4,644 140,000 79,600 140,400 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 672900
to 672949
47 4,644 140,000 79,400 140,600 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 672950
to 673199
238 4,574 140,000 79,400 140,600 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 2" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" DF
SP 673200
to 673799
581 4,644 140,000 75,100 144,900 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 56' 2" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 673800
to 674099
284 4,644 140,000 73,000 147,000 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 6" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 674100
(3) to 674299
197 4,644 140,000 76,700 143,300 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 674300
(3) to 674499
197 5,050 179,000 81,900 181,100 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 4" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 4" 10' 0" 10' 0" Car-Pac
SP 674500
(3) to 674699
194 4,644 179,000 81,900 181,100 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SP 674700
(3) to 674799
100 5,050 179,000 82,600 180,400 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 4" 10' 0" 10' 0" Car-Pac
SP 697000 to 697099 100 4,644 140,000 77,700 142,300 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" C (4B)
SP 697500 to 697699 197 4,644 140,000 73,000 147,000 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 6" 10' 8" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" DF-B (4A)
SP 697700 to 697898 197 4,618 140,000 74,000 146,000 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 6" 10' 8" 15' 1" 10' 0" (6) 9' 3" DF-B (4A)
5P/SF (5A)
SSW 21000
(3) to 21099
97 4,644 136,000 83,400 136,600 4' 0½" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SSW 21100
to 21199
95 4,644 140,000 74,500 147,500 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 55' 11" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SSW 21200
to 21499
287 4,644 145,000 75,000 145,000 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SSW 21500
(3) to 21599
98 4,644 181,000 81,200 181,800 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 4" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 3" Car-Pac
SSW 21600
(3) to 21799
197 5,050 181,000 81,900 181,100 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 4" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 10' 0" 10' 0" Car-Pac
SSW 27500
to 27514
15 4,610 145,000 74,700 145,300 4' 0¾" 50' 2" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 4" DF-B (4A)
SSW 27515
to 27614
98 4,610 145,000 74,700 145,300 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 6" 15' 1" 10' 0" 9' 4" DF-B (4A)
SSW 30025
to 30049
25 3,372 100,000 74,400 102,600 4' 2" 40' 6" 9' 2" 9' 1" 46' 10" 10' 8" 15' 0" 8' 0" 8' 7" C (4B)

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

(2) Figures indicate coupled length of car.

(3) Cars have heavy duty floors to permit loading of tin plate coils.

(4) Bulkheads (see illustration on rear panel (Page 4.)

  • (4A) One piece bulkheads
    • DF-B = Evans
    • LD = Preco or Evans
  • (4B) "C" indicates Compartmentizer bulkheads

(5) Side Fillers (see illustration on rear panel (Page 4.)

  • (5A) Side fillers on diagonal walls.
  • (5B) Side fillers on all walls.

Note: Notation on "Load Protection Devices" column, 6P/SF = Six position side fillers, etc.

(6) Cars have staggered doors.

(7) Cars SP 693100-129 and SSW 27791-94 have heater hooks.


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Floor Height From Rail 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 Max. Width Max. Height
SP 692800
(7) to 693349
544 4,960 140,000 78,700 141,300 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 2" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 14' 0" 10' 0" DF-B (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SP 697900
to 697999
100 4,604 140,000 78,500 141,500 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 3" LD (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SP 698000
to 698199
197 4,604 140,000 78,500 141,500 4' 0¾" 50' 1" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 3" DF-B (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SP 698200
to 698499
300 5,049 142,000 77,700 142,300 3' 10 3/8" 50' 6" 9' 3" 10' 4" 57' 11 7/8" 10' 8" 15' 2" 14' 0" 10' 0" DF-B (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SSW 25384
to 25583
199 4,960 140,000 78,200 141,800 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 2" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 14' 0" 10' 0" DF-B (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SSW 27615
to 27714
99 4,610 140,000 78,500 141,500 4' 0¾" 50' 2" 9' 3" 9' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 4" DF-B (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SSW 27715
(7) to 27794
77 4,610 140,000 78,700 141,300 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 3" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 14' 0" 10' 0" LD (4A)
6P/SF (5A)
SSW 27795
to 27814
20 4,610 140,000 78,700 141,300 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 2" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 14' 0" 10' 0" LD (4A)
1P/SF (5B)
SSW 27815
to 27836
197 4,960 139,000 80,300 139,700 3' 10½" 50' 2" 9' 2" 10' 8" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 14' 0" 10' 0" DF-B (4A)
1P/SF (5B)

Total No. of Cars 5,659

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

(2) Figures indicate coupled length of car.

(3) Cars have heavy duty floors to permit loading of tin plate coils.

(4) Bulkheads (see illustration on rear panel (Page 4.)

  • (4A) One piece bulkheads
    • DF-B = Evans
    • LD = Preco or Evans
  • (4B) "C" indicates Compartmentizer bulkheads

(5) Side Fillers (see illustration on rear panel (Page 4.)

  • (5A) Side fillers on diagonal walls.
  • (5B) Side fillers on all walls.

Note: Notation on "Load Protection Devices" column, 6P/SF = Six position side fillers, etc.

(6) Cars have staggered doors.

(7) Cars SP 693100-129 and SSW 27791-94 have heater hooks.


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