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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 6A

Mechanical Refrigerator cars - 1966


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Car Series
Numbers
P.F.E.
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Rail to Top of Floor Racks Outside Dimensions Door Opening
(Single Plug)
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
PFE 450001
to 450200
192 3,989 130,000 84,700 135,300 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 4" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 8' 0" 8' 7" Equipco
PFE 450201
to 450350
149 4,003 130,000 85,800 134,200 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 4" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 8' 0" 8' 7" Preco
PFE 450351
to 450650
299 3,928 130,000 85,800 134,200 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 4" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 8' 0" 8' 7" DF-B
(One-Piece)
PFE 450651
to 450800
149 4,003 130,000 85,800 134,200 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 4" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 8' 0" 8' 7" Preco
PFE 450801
to 451000
199 3,989 130,000 84,700 135,300 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 4" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 8' 0" 8' 7" Equipco
PFE 451001
to 451155
155 4,022 130,000 86,600 133,400 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 451156
to 451500
342 4,022 130,000 86,600 133,400 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 451501
to 451645 (3)
144 4,022 130,000 81,300 138,700 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 61' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 451646
to 451995 (3)
347 4,022 130,000 81,300 138,700 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 61' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 451996
to 452000 (3)
5 4,036 130,000 81,300 138,700 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 61' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
(one-piece)
PFE 452001
to 452500 (3)
499 4,022 130,000 83,500 136,500 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 61' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 452501
to 452750 (3)
250 4,042 130,000 83,500 136,500 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 61' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 452751
to 453000
250 4,042 130,000 86,600 133,400 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 453001
to 453500
497 4,022 130,000 86,600 133,400 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 453501
to 454000
500 4,042 130,000 86,200 133,800 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 454001
to 454500
500 4,022 130,000 87,000 133,000 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 454501
to 454750 (4)
250 4,022 130,000 87,000 133,000 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 9" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 454751
to 454833 (4)
83 4,022 130,000 87,000 133,000 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 10" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Equipco
PFE 454834
to 455000 (4)
167 4,042 130,000 86,200 133,800 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 10" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 455001
to 455167 (4)
167 4,042 130,000 86,200 133,800 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" 4' 3" 63' 11" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" Preco
PFE 455168
to 455250 (4)
83 4,008 130,000 86,200 133,800 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 3" 63' 11" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" DF-B
PFE 455251
to 455500 (4)
250 4,008 130,000 86,200 133,800 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 10" 4' 3" 63' 10" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" DF-B
PFE 455501
to 456000 (5)
500 4,022 (5) 130,000 87,000 (5) 133,000 (5) 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" (5) 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" (5)
PFE 456001
to 456500 (5)
500 4,022 (5) 130,000 87,000 (5) 133,000 (5) 50' 0" 9' 0" 8' 11" (5) 4' 3" 63' 8" 10' 6" 15' 1" 9' 0" 8' 8" (5)

Total No. of Cars 6,477

  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 the outside lengths shown.

  3. Cars are equipped with FreightMaster cushioning device.

  4. Cars are equipped with Keystone cushioning device.

  5. Cars are on order for 1967 delivery. Cubic feet, average light weight, average load limit and inside height are estimated. Cars will be equipped with cushion underframes and movable bulkheads comparable to cars now in service.

  6. All are movable two-piece bulkheads (as in photo on reverse side) except as noted.


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