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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 3B

NON-INSULATED
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 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 222000
to 222499
495 5,243 152,000 68,000 152,000 50' 7" 9' 6" 10' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8¼" 16' 0" 10' 3" Double Plug (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 600319
to 600320
2 4,827 107,000 68,300 108,700 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 4" 55' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 10¼" 8' 0" 9' 9" Single Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 600400
to 600428
23 5,022 154,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 600430 1 4,923 153,000 65,700 154,300 50' 5" 9' 4" 10' 5" 57' 10" 10' 8" 15' 0" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 600431 1 4,701 154,000 64,800 155,200 48' 8" 9' 4" 10' 3" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 610500 1 5,022 154,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 623000
to 623026
27 5,022 154,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 627500
to 627518
18 5,022 154,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 631300
to 631316
15 4,618
to
4,928
117,000
to
154,000
102,000
to
64,800
118,000
to
155,200
47' 10"
to
50' 6"
9' 1" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 650830 1 4,895 100,000 68,000 109,000 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 6" 55' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8¼" 8' 0" 9' 10" Single Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 650831 1 4,909 100,000 71,100 105,900 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 6" 54' 4" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 7¼" 8' 0" 9' 10" Single Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 651400
to 651746
311 4,895 107,000 68,300 108,700 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 6" 55' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8¼" 8' 0" 9' 11" Single Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 655002
to 6550044
39 4,961 143,000 76,400 143,600 50' 6" 9' 2" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 655045 1 4,849 146,000 73,600 146,000 50' 5" 9' 2" 10' 5" 57' 8" 10' 8" 15' 0" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Centered) DF
SP 656000
to 656199
200 5,022 148,000 70,100 149,900 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 6" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8¼" 10' 0" 10' 0" Single Sliding (Centered) Car-Pac
SP 660000
to 660055
48 4,982 110,000 65,700 100,300 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 56' 3" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) LSA (3) (8)
SP 662003
(4) to 662198
73 5,022 154,000 64,800 155,200 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 662200
to 662399
193 4,923 153,000 65,700 154,300 50' 5" 9' 4" 10' 5" 57' 10" 10' 8" 15' 0" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SP 663000
(5) to 663099
93 4,952 150,000 68,200 151,800 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 57' 10" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) LSA (8)
SP 667000 1 5,006 146,000 72,200 147,800 50' 6" 9' 3" 10' 7" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 2" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 0" Double Sliding (Centered) Car-Pac
SP 669001
to 669020
19 4,982 112,000 63,200 113,800 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 55' 9" 10' 8" 15' 1" 3' 8¼" 8' 0" 9' 11" Single Sliding (Centered) SEL (6)
SSW 60000
to 60099
99 4,952 151,000 68,000 152,000 50' 6" 9' 4" 10' 6" 57' 8" 10' 7" 15' 1" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 9" Plug and Sliding (Staggered) None (7)
SSW 60100
to 60149
50 4,927 153,000 65,700 154,300 50' 5" 9' 4" 10' 5" 57' 8" 10' 8" 15' 0" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 9' 10" Double Sliding (Centered) LSA (8)
SSW 60150
to 60349
200 5,243 151,000 68,000 152,000 50' 7" 9' 6" 10' 10" 57' 7" 10' 8" 15' 4" 3' 8½" 16' 0" 10' 3" Double Plug (Centered) LSA (8)

(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 660050 - 055 have DF-B Bulkheads.

(4) Six cars in this series have end doors.

(5) Four cars in this series have end doors.

(6) 'SEL' stands for 'Sparton Easy Loaders', a gate and crossbeam protection system somewhat similar to DF and Car-Pac.

(7) Car 60013 has doorbars and sidewall fillers, and car 60086 is DF equipped.

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


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