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Southern Pacific Freight Car Specification Sheet 24

Sugar Beet Gondola cars - 1965


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Car Series
Numbers
SP
No.
of Cars
Capacity Inside Dimensions Outside Dimensions
Cubic Feet Nominal
Pounds
Average
Light
Weight
Average
Load Limit
See heavier Loading Footnote (1)
Length Width Height Length (2) Width Height
SP 358000
to 358614
607 3,375 110,000 53,500 123,500 41' 9' 1" 9' 42' 9" 10' 8" 13' 4"
SP 358615
to 359164
541 3,435 110,000 52,900 124,100 41' 9' 1" 9' 42' 9" 10' 7" 13' 4"
SP 359165
to 359614
439 3,451 110,000 50,000 127,000 41' 9' 5" (3)
9' 1"
9' 42' 9" 10' 7" 13' 5"
  1. Heavier loads are permitted when shipments move only on S.P. lines (including Cotton Belt) and certain connecting carriers. For information, contact your nearest S.P. Traffic representative.

  2. Coupled length may be obtained by adding 30" to outside lengths shown.

  3. Sides slope slightly from 9' 1" at deck to 9' 5" at top.


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