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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 17

Hy-Cube Box cars - 1964


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Car Series
Numbers
SP & SSW
(Cotton Belt)
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Outside Dimensions Door Opening Load Protection Devices
Cubic
Feet
Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Length Width Height Length
(2)
Width Height Maximum Door Arrangement
Width Height
SP 615200 1 10,038 98,000 120,600 99,400 86' 5" 9' 2" 12' 8" 91' 0" 9' 11" 17" 20' 12' 6" Double Plug
2 ea. Side
Yes (4)
SP 615201
to 615269
69 10,444 95,000 123,400 96,600 86' 6" 9' 2" 13' 2" 91' 0" 9' 11" 17" 20' 12' 9" Double Plug
2 ea. Side
Yes (5)
SP 615500
to 615549 (3)
50 10,481 106,000 112,000 108,000 86' 6" 9' 2" 13' 2" 91' 0" 9' 11" 17" 20' 12' 9" Double Plug
Centered
1 ea. Side
Yes (5)
SSW 65000
to 65030
31 10,444 95,000 123,400 96,600 86' 6" 9' 2" 13' 2" 91' 0" 9' 11" 17" 20' 12' 9" Double Plug
2 ea. Side
Yes (5)
SSW 65031
to 65040 (3)
10 10,481 106,000 112,000 108,000 86' 6" 9' 2" 13' 2" 91' 0" 9' 11" 17" 20' 12' 9" Double Plug
Centered
1 ea. Side
Yes (5)
  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. Cars are equipped with Keystone cushion underframe.

  4. Cars is equipped with lading strap anchors and two movable Load Protection Bulkheads.

  5. Cars are equipped with two movable Load Protection Bulkheads.

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