Re: stock car capacity


Steve SANDIFER
 

Illustration No. 2
CATTLE •
AVGE. WEIGHT PER HEAD 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400
Size Car UV—No. Head 60 50 42 36 33 30 27 25 23 22 21 19
Size Car 40'—No. Head 56 46 40 37 33 30 27 35 23 22 21
HOGS
AVGE WEIGHT PER HEAD 100 133 150 175 200 22.5 250 275 300 325 350 400
Size Car 30'—No. Head* 130 116 100 Su 79 73 68 62 60 57 54 49
Size Car 40'—No. Head• 145 127 110 9S 88 81 76 69 66 64 60 54
*Single deck cars. ha
HORSES

AVGE. WEIGHT PER HEAD 700 800 900 1000 1100 1200 1300 1400 1500 1600 1700 1800
Size Car 361—No„ Head 29 27 25 24 23 23 21 19 13 18 17 17
Size Car 40'—No. Head 32 30 28 27 26 24 23 21 20 19 19 18
SHEEP OR LAMBS
1.6
AVGE. WEIGHT PER HEAD 50 75 100 125 150 180
Single Deck 36'—No. Head 150 125 105 95 85 75
Single Deck 40'—No. Head 165 138 116 105 94 82
Double Deck 36'--No. Head 0 4 • 300 250 210 190 170 150
Double Deck 40'—No. Head 330 276 236 210 188 164

In loading proper animals in double deck cars, the number loaded on the upper deck should be eight to ten (8 to 10) head less than on the lower deck.


J. Stephen Sandifer

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From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gary Patrik
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2022 12:01 PM
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Subject: [RealSTMFC] stock car capacity

Can anyone tell me steam era approximate average standard 40' stock car loadings (animals per car) for: single deck - cattle; double deck
- sheep or hogs?
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Gary Patrik

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