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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 14

Bulkhead Flat cars - 1964


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)

No. of
Cars
Capacity Load Space Outside Dimensions Lading
Strap
Anchors
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier
Loading
Footnote (1)
Length Width Bulkhead
Height
Above
Deck
Length (2) Width Deck
Height
Above Rail
SP 506000 1 154,000 64,700 155,300 48' 6" 10' 6" 6' 8" 54' 2" 10' 6" 3' 10" Yes
SP 506001 1 " 64,500 155,500 " " 8' 6" " " " "
SP 506002 1 " " " 44' 9" " 5' 9" " " " "
SP 506003 1 " 61,500 154,900 48' 6" " 6' 8" " " " "
SP 506004 1 " 64,500 155,500 44' 9" " 5' 9" " " " "
SP 506005-6 2 " " " 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " "
SP 506007 1 " " " 44' 9" " 5' 9" " " " "
SP 506008 1 " 64,600 155,400 48' 6" " 6' 8" " " " "
SP 506009 1 " 63,500 156,500 44' 9" " 5' 9" " " " No
SP 506010-11 2 " " " 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506012 1 " 64,500 155,500 44' 6" " 5' 9" " " " No
SP 506013-14 2 " 64,100 155,900 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506015 1 " " " 44' 6" " 5' 9" " " " No
SP 506016 1 " " " 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506017 1 " " " " " 6' 8" " " " "
SP 506018 1 " 62,500 157,500 " " 8' 6" " " " "
SP 506019 1 " " " 46' 0" " 5' 9" " " " No
SP 506020 1 " 64,500 155,500 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506021 1 " " " 44' 6" " 5' 9" " " " "
SP 506022 1 " " " 44' 6" " 8' 6" " " " "
SP 506023-24 2 " 63,400 156,600 46' 0" " 5' 9" " " " No
SP 506035 1 " 63,900 156,100 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506026-28 2 " 64,100 155,900 " " 6' 8" " " " "
  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 outside lengths shown.


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)

No. of
Cars
Capacity Load Space Outside Dimensions Lading
Strap
Anchors
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier
Loading
Footnote (1)
Length Width Bulkhead
Height
Above
Deck
Length (2) Width Deck
Height
Above Rail
SP 506029 1 154,000 61,100 158,900 48' 6" 10' 6" 8' 6" 54' 2" 10' 6" 3' 10" Yes
SP 506030 1 " 64,600 155,400 " " 6' 8" " " " "
SP 506031 1 " 64,100 155,900 44' 10" " 6' 1" " " " No
SP 506032 1 " 64,700 155,300 48' 6" " 6' 8" " " " Yes
SP 506033 1 " 64,500 155,500 44' 10" " 6' 1" " " " No
SP 506034-35 2 " 62,500 154,800 44' 6" " " " " " "
SP 506036 1 " 65,000 155,500 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " Yes
SP 506037-38 2 " " " 46' " 6' 1" " " " "
SP 506039 1 " 63,900 156,100 48' 6" " 8' 6" " " " "
SP 506040 1 " " " 44' 6" " 6' 1" " " " "

  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 outside lengths shown.


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