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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 15

Piggyback Flat cars - 1964


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No. of
Cars
Capacity Load Space Outside Dimensions Type of
Deck
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier
loading footnote (1)
Length Width Length (2) Width Deck Height
Above Rail
SP 512000
to 512099
100 154,000 65,000 155,000 85' 0" 8' 4" 85' 8" 10' 3" 3' 1" Steel
SP 512150
to 512249
100 150,000 68,200 150,800 85' 0" 8' 4" 85' 7" 10' 3" 3' 2" Steel
SP 513000
to 513050
44 153,000 66,000 154,000 85' 0" 8' 2" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 6" Wood
SP 513051
to 513150
99 150,000 68,100 151,900 85' 0" 8' 2" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 6" Steel
SP 513151
to 513180
30 154,000 63,200 156,800 85' 0" 8' 2" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 6" Steel
SP 513181
to 513230
50 151,000 67,600 152,400 85' 0" 8' 4" 85' 8" 10' 3" 3' 1" Steel
SP 513500
to 513549
50 152,000 66,6000 153,400 85' 0" 8' 4" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 2" Steel
SP 835000
to 835049
50 148,000 70,300 149,700 89' 0" 8' 8" 89' 8" 10' 4" 3' 2" Steel
SSW 82000
to 82079
79 88,000 44,000 98,000 42' 0" 8' 5" 42' 10" 10' 7" 3' 9" Wood
SSW 82200 1 88,000 42,400 99,600 42' 0" 8' 5" 42' 10" 10' 7" 3' 9" Wood
SSW 82500
to 82519
20 110,000 55,600 121,400 53' 6" 8' 5" 54' 2" 10' 6" 3' 8" Wood
SSW 82800
to 82814
15 148,000 70,600 149,400 85' 0" 8' 2" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 6" Steel
SSW 82850
to 82884
35 151,000 67,900 152,100 85' 0" 8' 2" 85' 8" 10' 2" 3' 6" Steel

Total No. of Cars 673

  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.


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