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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 8A

Airslide and Dry-Flo
Covered Hoppers - 1968


Page 1

'Engineered' from Sheet 8 and the data from a photocopy of Sheet 8A


Page 2

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Loading Hatches Unloading Outlets Outside Dimensions
Cubic Feet Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Gravity Only Length Coupled Width Height
No. Inside Dia. No. Size Height from Rail
SP 403000
to 403014
15 2,600 154,000 57,400 162,600 6 20" 2 9" x 12" 15¼" 42' 0" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SP 403025
to 403049
25 2,600 154,000 56,200 163,800 6 20" 2 9" x 12" 15¼" 41' 11" 10' 7" 14' 7"
SP 403050
to 403079
28 3,600 153,000 66,100 153,900 10 20" 4 9" x 12" 15¼" 53' 3" 10' 8" 14' 7"
SP 403080
to 403104
25 2,600 154,000 56,200 163,800 6 20" 2 9" x 12" 15¼" 41' 11" 10' 7" 14' 7"
SP 403105
to 403204
100 2,600 154,000 55,600 164,400 6 20" 2 9" x 12" 15¼" 43' 0" 10' 7" 14' 6"
SP 404000
to 404049
49 4,180 189,000 73,800 189,200 10 20" 4 9" x 12" 15¼" 50' 8" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SP 404050
to 404099
49 4,180 190,000 72,000 191,000 10 20" 4 9" x 12" 16" 53' 2" 10' 8" 14' 7"
SSW 79500
to 79524
24 2,600 154,000 55,600 164,400 6 20" Dia. 2 9 5/8" x 9 5/8" 15¼" 41' 11" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SSW 79525
to 79549
25 2,600 154,000 57,400 162,600 6 20" 6 9 5/8" x 9 5/8" 15¼" 41' 11" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SSW 79700
to 79774
75 4,180 189,000 73,400 189,600 10 20" Dia. 4 9 5/8" x 9 5/8" 15¼" 53' 2" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SSW 79775
to 79799
25 4,180 191,000 71,800 191,200 10 20" 4 9" x 12" 16" 53' 2" 10' 8" 14' 7"

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Loading Hatches Unloading Outlets Outside Dimensions
Cubic Feet Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Pneumatic Gravity Length Coupled Width Height
No. Inside Dia. No. Size Height from Rail No. Size Height from Rail
SP 403015
to 403024
10 3,500 153,000 66,800 153,200 10 20" 6 6" 20¼" 6 9" x 12" 15¼" 53' 3" 10' 8" 14' 6"
SSW 76800
to 76849
45 3,500 191,000 71,900 191,100 10 20" 6 6" 20¼" 6 9" x 12" 15¼" 53' 3" 10' 8" 14' 5"
SSW 76865
to 76884
20 3,500 190,000 72,800 190,200 10 20" 6 6" 20¼" 6 9" x 12" 15¼" 53' 3" 10' 8" 14' 5"

Total No. of Cars 515

  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.


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