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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 13A

Flat cars Wood Decks - 1968


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Load Space Deck Height
Above Rail
Outside Dimensions Lading Strap Anchors
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Deck
Length
Deck
Width
Length
(coupled)
Width
SP 540001 1 110,000 36,500 140,500 40' 10" 9' 4" 3' 11" 44' 1" 9' 10" No
SP 540015 1 110,000 33,300 143,700 40' 10" 9' 4" 3' 11" 44' 1" 9' 10" No
SP 540192
to 540667
4 110,000 34,900 142,100 40' 10" 9' 4" 3' 11" 44' 4" 9' 10" No
SP 541009 1 110,000 35,000 142,000 40' 10" 9' 4" 3' 11" 44' 4" 10' 1" No
SP 541193
to 541798
329 110,000 42,000 135,000 40' 10" 10' 6" 3' 10" 44' 0" 10' 6" No
SP 550041
to 550233
2 110,000 41,800 135,200 50' 0" 8' 11" 3' 11" 53' 3" 9' 9" No
SP 550402
to 550812
5 110,000 40,000 137,000 52' 0" 8' 11" 3' 11" 55' 3" 9' 9" Yes
SP 560001
to 560124
76 154,000 52,000 168,000 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 8" Yes
SP 560126
to 560423
205 154,000 50,300 169,700 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 8" Yes
SP 560424
to 562852
1,284 154,000 57,400 162,600 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SP 562856
to 563857
776 154,000 60,000 160,000 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 7" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SP 563860
to 563873
11 154,000 58,900 161,100 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SP 563874
to 563875
2 154,000 61,000 159,000 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 7" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SP 563876 1 154,000 59,300 160,700 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SP 563900
to 565049
1,080 154,000 53,700 166,300 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 9" 56' 7" 10' 6" Yes
SP 580000
to 580121
762 154,000 58,600 161,400 60' 0" 10' 6" 4' 0" 63' 2" 10' 6" Yes
SP 580500
to 580614
113 154,000 62,800 157,200 62' 0" 10' 5" 3' 9" 65' 5" 10' 5" Yes
SSW 81000
to 81547
56 88,000 35,600 106,400 42' 0" 9' 3" 3' 10" 45' 4" 10' 0" Yes
SSW 83000
to 83049
46 154,000 54,600 165,400 54' 4" 10' 4" 3' 9" 57' 6" 10' 6" Yes
SSW 85000
to 85124
71 110,000 50,600 126,400 53' 6" 10' 6" 3' 8" 56' 8" 10' 6" Yes
SSW 85500
to 85549
29 150,000 68,600 151,400 60' 0" 10' 6" 3' 9" 63' 3" 10' 6" Yes
SSW 85650
to 85774
125 154,000 63,000 157,000 62' 0" 10' 5" 3' 9" 65' 5" 10' 5" Yes

Total No. of Cars 4,294

  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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