my ESPEE MODELERS ARCHIVE

California's Railroad to the U.S. 1861 - 1996

   Search this site or the web powered by FreeFind
 
Site search Web search
Model Train Help EBook

Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 2A

King-Size Box cars - 1966

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


Page 1


Page 2

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Outside Dimensions Floor Height From Rail 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" 69' 1" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8" (4) 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No None No
SP 654200
to 654449
250 6,445 140,000 78,300 141,700 60' 8" 9' 2" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8½" 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No DF No
SP 664000
to 664089
90 6,537 144,000 74,200 145,800 60' 8" 9' 4" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8¾" 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No LSA (6) No
SP 666000 to 666049 50 6,038 175,000 86,900 176,100 60' 8" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 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" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 668100 to 668399 294 6,565 183,000 78,100 184,900 60' 8" 9' 5" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8" (4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No None No
SP 692000 to 692299 293 5,537 170,000 91,300 171,700 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 10" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 1" 4' 0½" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SP 692300 to 692599 (3) 297 5,549 169,000 92,100 170,900 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 11" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 1" 4' 0¾" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B (5) Yes
SSW 27000 to 27049 49 6,037 175,000 86,700 176,300 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) No DF-B No
SSW 28000 to 28199 198 5,563 170,000 91,100 171,900 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 10" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 1" 4' 0½" 16' 0" 10' 0" 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" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SSW 62050 to 62149 100 6,445 183,000 78,600 184,400 60' 9" 9' 5" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8½" 16' 1" 11' 1" Double Sliding (Staggered) No LSA (6) No
SSW 62500 to 62504 (3) 5 5,991 175,000 84,800 178,200 60' 9" 9' 2" 10' 9" 69' 1" 10' 3" 15' 4" 3' 8" (4) 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No None No
SSW 63000 to 63199 199 6,445 140,000 78,300 141,700 60' 8" 9' 5" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8½" 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No DF No
SSW 63200 to 63309 110 6,537 140,000 74,200 145,800 60' 8" 9' 4" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8¾" 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No LSA (6) No
SSW 64000 to 64099 100 6,445 140,000 74,200 145,800 60' 9" 9' 5" 11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8½" 16' 1" 11' 1" Double Sliding (Staggered) No LSA (6) No

Total No. Cars 2,160

(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 in this column indicate coupled length of cars (hence lengths shown are 30" longer than on original specification sheet No.2).

(3) Equipped with PS-40 cushion underframes.

(4) Cars in this series have nailable steel floors. All other cars have wood floors.

(5) 50 cars equipped with Equipco single piece bulkheads.

(6) "LSA" indicates cars have lading strap anchors.


Home Steam Loco Index SP MoW Index Diesel Loco Index Diesel Roster Index
Freight Car Index Passenger Car Index Structure Index Depot Index
Feed Back Caboose Index DRGW Index Miscellaneous Freight Car Spec Sheets
Data Index PicIndex Diesel Model Info
website logo for use in banner exchange [185 x 50] (5k) This document prepared and maintained by Richard.A.Percy.
All Corrections, Additions and Flames should be aimed at
Richard Percy espee@railfan.net
This document © 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. Richard.A.Percy