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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 16A

Flat cars/Coil Cradle/Container - 1969


Page 1

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Load Space Deck
Height
Above
Rail
Outside Dimensions
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
(2)
Cradle
Length
Cradle
Width
At Top
Cradle
Depth
Length
(Coupled)
Width Extreme
Height
Above Rail
SP 595000
to 595149
146 153,000 65,700 154,300 53' 3" 4' 4" 2' 0" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 3" 6' 3"
SP 595150
to 595255
105 152,000 66,700 153,300 53' 3" 5' 2" 2' 4" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 3" 6' 9"
SP 595256
to 595340
84 149,000 69,900 150,100 53' 4" 5' 2" 2' 4" 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 3" 6' 9"
  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.


Page 2

Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Load Space Deck
Height
Above
Rail
Outside Dimensions
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight (1)
Average
Load Limit
(2)
Deck
Length
Deck
Width
No. of
Bins
Bin
Dimensions
LxWxH
Type
of
Bin
Length
(Coupled)
Width Bin
Height
Above
Rail
SP 580525 1 135,000 84,700 135,300 58' 3" 8' 11" 30 3' 8" x 4' 4" x 4' 7" Flo-Bin 3' 7" 65' 5" 10' 4" 8' 2"
SP 580543 1 135,000 84,200 135,800 58' 3" 8' 11" 30 3' 8" x 4' 4" x 4' 7" Flo-Bin 3' 7" 65' 5" 10' 4" 8' 2"
SP 580587 1 137,000 82,500 137,500 58' 3" 8' 11" 30 3' 8" x 4' 4" x 4' 7" Flo-Bin 3' 7" 65' 5" 10' 4" 8' 2"
SP 598019
to 598020
2 141,000 78,500 141,500 52' 3" 8' 6" 28 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598023 1 146,000 74,000 146,000 48' 6" 8' 6" 26 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598025 1 145,000 75,000 145,000 48' 6" 8' 6" 26 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 7' 3"
SP 598027 1 141,000 78,500 141,500 52' 3" 8' 6" 28 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598028 1 147,000 72,200 147,800 52' 3" 8' 6" 28 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598030
to 598031
2 140,000 75,400 144,600 52' 3" 8' 6" 28 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598033 1 145,000 74,300 145,700 48' 6" 8' 6" 26 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 7' 3"
SP 598034 1 148,000 71,900 148,100 48' 6" 8' 6" 26 3' 6" x 4' x 5' 8" Tote-Bin 3' 10" 56' 8" 10' 6" 9' 7"
SP 598051
to 598052
2 135,000 84,600 135,400 50' 11" 8' 10" 22 4' Dia. x 7' 7" Cylin-
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3' 11" 56' 8" 10' 4" 8' 0"
SP 598120
to 598121
2 147,000 72,300 147,700 49' 3" 8' 5" 24 4' x 4' x 4' 11" Flo-
Bin
3' 11" 56' 8" 10' 7" 8' 9"
SP 598122 1 153,000 66,900 153,100 50' 0" 9' 4" 24 4' x 4' x 5' 8" Flo-
Bin
3' 9" 56' 7" 10' 6" 9' 7"

Total No. of Cars 353

  1. Includes light weight of bins.

  2. 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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