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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 3

NON-INSULATED
Hydra-Cushion Box cars - 1964


Page 1

Engineered' from Sheet 3A and the data from a photocopy of Sheet 3


Page 2

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 Max. Width Max. Height Door Arrangement
SP 651400
to 651746
340 4,895 100,000 68,300 108,700 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 6" 53' 3" 10' 8" 15' 1" 8' 0" 9' 11" Single Sliding Door DF
SP 660000
to 660049
42 4,982 100,000 65,900 111,100 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 53' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) None
SP 660050
to 660055
6 4,982 100,000 71,500 105,500 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 53' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) DF-B
SP 662000
to 662199
199 5,022 140,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 55' 1" 10' 8" 15' 2" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) None
SP 663000
to 663099
97 4,952 140,000 68,200 151,800 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 55' 2" 10' 8" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) None
SSW 60000 to 60099 100 4,952 140,000 68,000 152,000 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 55' 2" 10' 7" 15' 1" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) None

(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 outside lengths shown.


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