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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 10

Open Hoppers - 1964


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Outside Dimensions Unloading Outlets
Gravity
Unloading Arrangement
Cubic
Feet
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
(1)
Length (2) Width Height No. Size Position Type
SP 440001
to 440229
198 2,773 140,000 47,700 172,300 41' 8" 10' 5" 10' 8" 6 2' 9½" x 2' 4¼" Crosswise
sides of car
Enterprise
Non-Selective (5)
SP 440250
to 440736
478 2,773 140,000 47,200 172,800 41' 8" 10' 5" 10' 8" 6 2' 9½" x 2' 4¼" Crosswise
sides of car
Enterprise
Non-Selective (5)
SP 460229
to 460525
152 1,688 140,000 47,700 172,300 32' 7" 10' 6" 10' 9" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 460557
to 460681
125 1,694 140,000 48,000 172,000 32' 7" 10' 6" 10' 9" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 460682
to 461678
996 1,694 140,000 48,200 171,800 32' 7" 10' 5" 10' 8" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 461700
to 461895
196 1,688 140,000 47,600 172,400 32' 7" 10' 5" 10' 8" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 461896
to 462041
144 1,694 140,000 47,900 172,100 32' 7" 10' 5" 11' 7" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 463000
to 463999
1,000 2,100 200,000 60,000 203,000 32' 11" 10' 6" 12' 1" 8 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)
SP 467500
to 467549
50 1,825 198,000 64,000 199,000 32' 5" 10' 8" 12' 0" 1 12' 0" x 2' 7¼" Lengthwise center
between rails
Enterprise
Non-Selective
SP 470000
to 470398
189 1,413 100,000 44,200 132,800 31' 9" 10' 3" 10' 1" 2 12' 1" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 470399
to 470493
65 1,413 100,000 42,200 134,800 31' 9" 10' 3" 10' 1" 2 12' 1" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 470499
to 470847
158 1,592 140,000 46,700 173,300 32' 3" 10' 3" 10' 1" 4 5' 6" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 470581
to 470986
75 1,592 140,000 47,100 172,900 32' 3" 10' 3" 10' 1" 4 12' 1" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 470988
to 471086
99 1,592 140,000 43,500 174,700 32' 3" 10' 2" 10' 1" 4 12' 1" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 471087
to 471586
497 1,592 140,000 45,900 174,100 32' 3" 10' 2" 10' 1" 4 12' 1" x 20" or 12" Lengthwise
sides of car
Hart-Selective (4)
SP 480000
to 480193
194 2,500 200,000 54,700 208,300 44' 1" 10' 7" 11' 7" 8 4' 6¼" x 20½" Lengthwise
sides of car
Non-Selective
(Aluminum
Superstructure)
SSW 78500
to 78599
100 2,100 200,000 58,500 204,500 32' 11" 10' 7" 12' 1" 4 3' 7 3/8" x 18" Lengthwise
sides of car
Enterprise
Selective (3)

Total No. of Cars 4,716

  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. See Figure 1.

  4. See Figure 2.

  5. See Figure 3.


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