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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 2

King-Size Box cars - 1964

Hydra-Cushion - Box Cars - (60'-Double Door)


Page 1

'Engineered' from Sheet 2A and the data from a photocopy of Sheet 2


Page 2

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Outside Dimensions Door Opening Insulation Load Protection Devices Sidewall Fillers
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 Door Arrangement
SP 621100
to 621124 (3)
25 5,992 177,000 84,600 178,400 60' 9" 9' 2" 10' 9" 66' 3" 10' 8" 15' 4" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No None No
SP 666000 to 666049 50 6,038 175,000 86,900 176,100 60' 8" 9' 4" 10' 7" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 2" 16' 0" 9' 10" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) No DF-B No
SP 668000 to 668049 50 6,038 182,000 79,700 183,300 60' 8" 9' 4" 10' 7" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 2" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 668100 to 668399 300 6,565 183,000 78,100 184,900 60' 8" 9' 5" 11' 4" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 4" 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No None No
SP 692000 to 692299 300 5,537 170,000 91,300 171,700 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 10" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SP 692300 to 692599 (4) 300 5,549 169,000 92,100 170,900 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 11" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 27000 to 27049 49 6,037 175,000 86,700 176,300 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 2" 16' 0" 9' 10" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) No DF-B No
SSW 28000 to 28199 200 5,563 170,000 91,100 171,900 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 10" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 62000 to 62049 50 6,037 182,000 79,900 183,100 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 65' 4" 10' 8" 15' 2" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SSW 62500 to 62504 (3) 5 5,991 175,000 84,800 178,200 60' 9" 9' 2" 10' 9" 66' 3" 10' 3" 15' 4" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No None No

(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) Couple length may be obtained by adding 30" to outside lengths shown.

(3) Equipped with PS-40 cushion underframes.

(4) 50 cars equipped with Equipco single piece bulkheads.


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