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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 7

100 ton Covered Hoppers - 1964


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Outside Dimensions Loading Hatches Unloading Outlets Type of Car (3)
Cubic Feet Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Length (2) Width Height Pneumatic Gravity
No. Size No. Size Location No. Size Location
SP 490000
to 490099 (3)
100 3,219 194,000 67,700 195,300 47' 1" 10' 8" 13' 5" 10 30" Dia. (3) (3) (3) 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SP 491000
to 491059
59 3,960 200,000 45,500 217,500 51' 3" 10' 8" 15' 0" 5 30" Dia. 12 4½" Dia. 6 Each Side 6 13" x 24" Center of car between rails Aluminum Centerflow
SP 492000
to 492039
40 4,000 200,000 57,900 205,100 47' 0" 10' 8" 14' 9" 10 30" Dia. 6 6 1/16" Dia. 3 Each Side 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Stainless Steel
SP 493000
to 493400
401 3,920 195,000 66,700 196,300 47' 1" 10' 8" 15' 0" 10 30" Dia. 6 4½" Dia. 3 Each Side 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SSW 76500
to 76549
50 3,219 190,000 67,300 195,700 47' 1" 10' 7" 13' 3" 10 30" Dia. 6 5" Dia. 3 Each Side 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SSW 76550
to 76699
150 3,219 190,000 67,300 195,700 47' 1" 10' 7" 13' 3" 10 30" Dia. 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SSW 76700
to 76749
50 3,219 190,000 67,300 195,700 47' 1" 10' 7" 13' 3" 10 30" Dia. 6 5" Dia. 3 Each Side 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SSW 76750
to 76799
50 3,219 190,000 67,300 195,700 47' 1" 10' 7" 13' 3" 10 30" Dia. 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel
SSW 79000
to 79039
40 3,960 200,000 46,800 216,200 51' 3" 10' 8" 15' 0" 5 30" Dia. 12 4½" Dia. 6 Each Side 6 13" x 24" Center of car between rails Aluminum Centerflow
SSW 79100
to 79299
192 3,920 190,000 66,100 196,900 47' 1" 10' 7" 15' 0" 10 30" Dia. 6 5" Dia. 3 Each Side 6 13" x 24" 3 Each Side Steel

Total No. of Cars 1,132

  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 490005, 490022, 490038, 490039, 490054, 490072 equipped with six 4½" dia. pneumatic unloading outlets, three each side of car.


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