A load nominally is 20,000 pounds.

The following number can be carried.

Whisky.........

60 barrels

Salt.....

70 "

Lime..........

70 "

Flour.....

90 "

Eggs..........

130 to 160 "

Flour..........

200 sacks.

Wood....

6 cords.

Cattle....

18 to 20 head.

Hogs...........

50 to 60 "

Sheep..........

80 to 100 "

Lumber........

6,000 feet

Barley........

300 "

Wheat....

340 "

Flax seed.......

360 "

Apples.........

370 "

Corn..........

400 "

Potatoes.......

430 "

Oats..........

680 "

Bran..........

1,000 "

Butter....

20,000 pou'ds

* This table is for 10-ton cars. Freight cars of a larger capacity have been made of late.