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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 2B

King-Size
Hydra-Cushion Box cars - 1969


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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 600500
to 600552
49 5,241 to 6,386 118,000 to 152,000 110,000 to 144,000 119,000 to 153,000 52' 2"
to
60' 8"
7' 7"
to
9' 3"
11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No (3) No
SP 611000 to 611030 25 6,565 182,000 80,000 183,000 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 611100 1 6,451 131,000 88,000 132,000 60' 8" 9' 4" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8"¾ 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No DF-B No
SP 621001 to 621036 36 6,038 174,000 88,000 175,000 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 10" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 621037 to 621060 23 6,565 179,000 83,000 180,000 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 621063 to 621064 2 6,038 174,000 88,000 175,000 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 10" 11' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 621065 to 621090 26 6,565 182,000 80,000 183,000 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 621100 to 621124 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 621200 to 621207 8 6,221 141,000 121,000 142,000 60' 2" 9' 0" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No None No
SP 621208 1 6,038 148,000 114,000 149,000 60' 8" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 10" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 627700 1 6,038 174,000 88,000 175,000 60' 9" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 10" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No None No
SP 627710 to 627715 6 6,330 182,000 80,000 183,000 60' 8" 9' 1" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No SEL(5) No
SP 632000 to 632018 17 5,765 129,000 133,000 130,000 54' 11" 9' 2" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No None No
SP 632019 to 632028 10 5,898 129,000 133,000 130,000 60' 7" 9' 2" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 10" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Staggered) No Partial DF No
SP 632029 to 632043 13 5,765
to
6,366
114,000
to
129,000
133,000
to
148,000
115,000
to
130,000
54' 11"
to
60' 7"
9' 2" 11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4) 16' 0" 11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No (6) No
SP 654000 to 654108 107 6,284
to
6,378
168,000
to
182,000
80,000
to
94,000
169,000
to
183,000
60' 8" 9' 2" 11' 2"
to
11' 4"
68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8"(4)
to
3' 10"
16' 0" 10' 10"
to
11' 0"
Double Sliding (Centered) No DF No
SP 654200 to 654449 244 6,445
to
6,529
139,000 80,000 140,000 60' 8" 9' 2"
to
9' 4"
11' 6" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8"½ 10' 0" 11' 2" Single Sliding (Centered) No DF 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) Figures indicate coupled length of car.

(3) 8 cars are equipped with partial DF.

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

(5) 'SEL' indicates cars are equipped with 'Sparton Easy Loaders'.

(6) 6 cars are equipped with partial DF, 5 cars are equipped with permanent bulkhead at 'B' end.

(7) 48 cars are equipped with DF loaders, 14 cars equipped with DF-B, 22 cars equipped with lading strap anchors

(8) 2 cars equipped with DF loaders, 1 car equipped with partial DF-Bulkheads.

(9) These cars are equipped with pal-pac loaders, and DF-Bulkheads.

(10) 50 cars are equipped with Equipco one-piece bulkheads.

(11) 'LSA' indicates cars have lading strap anchors.


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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 664000
to 664088
84 6,415
to
6,537
128,000
to
143,000
76,000
to
91,000
129,000
to
144,000
60' 8" 9' 2"
to
9' 4"
11' 5"
to
11' 6"
68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8¾" 10' 0" 11' 1" Single Sliding (Centered) No (7) No
SP 666000 to 666049 49 6,038 175,000 86,900 176,100 60' 8" 9' 4" 10' 7" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 6" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Plug & Sliding (Staggered) No DF-B No
SP 668107 to 668390 17 5,797
to
6,378
136,000
to
183,900
78,100
to
126,000
137,000
to
184,900
60' 5"
to
60' 8"
8' 4"
to
9' 5"
11' 4" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8¼"
(4)
11' 6"
to
16' 0"
11' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) No (8) No
SP 668400 to 668441 42 5,932 154,000 108,000 155,000 60' 9" 9' 1" 10' 9" 68' 2" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No DF-B (9) No
SP 692000 to 692298 290 5,537 170,000 91,300 171,700 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 10" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 1" 4' ½" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SP 692300 to 692599 292 5,549 169,000 92,100 170,900 60' 4" 9' 3" 9' 11" 68' 0" 10' 8" 15' 1" 4' ¾" 16' 0" 9' 3" Double Plug (Centered) Yes (10) Yes
SP 692600 to 692699 100 5,584 168,000 94,100 168,900 60' 0" 9' 0" 10' 3" 67' 9" 10' 8" 15' 3" 4' 1½" 10' 0" 9' 7" Single Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SP 692700 to 692799 100 5,584 169,000 93,400 169,600 60' 0" 9' 0" 10' 3" 67' 9" 10' 8" 15' 3" 4' 1½" 10' 0" 9' 7" Single Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 26000 to 26099 100 6,094 170,000 92,000 171,000 60' 5" 9' 4" 10' 9" 68' 0" 10' 7" 15' 2" 3' 10 5/8" 10' 0" 10' 0" Single Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 28000 to 26199 192 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 28200 to 28499 300 6,057 171,000 91,200 171,800 60' 5" 9' 3" 10' 9" 68' 0" 10' 7" 15' 2" 3' 10 5/8" 14' 0" 10' 0" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 28500 to 28699 200 6,057 171,000 91,900 171,100 60' 5" 9' 3" 10' 9" 68' 0" 10' 7" 15' 2" 3' 10 5/8" 14' 0" 10' 0" Double Plug (Centered) Yes DF-B Yes
SSW 29000 to 29049 46 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 & Sliding (Staggered) No DF-B No
SSW 62000 to 62049 50 6,037 182,000 79,900 183,100 60' 8" 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 (11) 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) Figures indicate coupled length of car.

(3) 8 cars are equipped with partial DF.

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

(5) 'SEL' indicates cars are equipped with 'Sparton Easy Loaders'.

(6) 6 cars are equipped with partial DF, 5 cars are equipped with permanent bulkhead at 'B' end.

(7) 48 cars are equipped with DF loaders, 14 cars equipped with DF-B, 22 cars equipped with lading strap anchors

(8) 2 cars equipped with DF loaders, 1 car equipped with partial DF-Bulkheads.

(9) These cars are equipped with pal-pac loaders, and DF-Bulkheads.

(10) 50 cars are equipped with Equipco one-piece bulkheads.

(11) 'LSA' indicates cars have lading strap anchors.


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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
SSW 62500 to 62504 5 5,991 175,000 84,800 178,200 60' 9" 9' 2" 10' 9" 69' 1" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No None No
SSW 62505 to 62507 3 5,932 154,000 108,000 155,000 60' 8" 9' 1" 10' 9" 68' 2" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8" 16' 0" 10' 9" Double Plug (Centered) No DF-B (9) No
SSW 63000 to 63199 197 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 109 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 (11) 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 (11) No

Total No. of Cars 2,970

(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) 8 cars are equipped with partial DF.

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

(5) 'SEL' indicates cars are equipped with 'Sparton Easy Loaders'.

(6) 6 cars are equipped with partial DF, 5 cars are equipped with permanent bulkhead at 'B' end.

(7) 48 cars are equipped with DF loaders, 14 cars equipped with DF-B, 22 cars equipped with lading strap anchors

(8) 2 cars equipped with DF loaders, 1 car equipped with partial DF-Bulkheads.

(9) These cars are equipped with pal-pac loaders, and DF-Bulkheads.

(10) 50 cars are equipped with Equipco one-piece bulkheads.

(11) 'LSA' indicates cars have lading strap anchors.



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