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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40007

Circus passenger car (Red Unit)

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40007 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) and circus water truck in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 40007, Circus Truck, RBBX, Circus 40000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40007 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 40007, RBBX, Circus 40000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40007 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 40007, RBBX, Circus 40000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40007 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) as dusk sets in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 40007, RBBX, Circus 40000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

RBBX 40007: RBBB car type coach, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1954 by ACF as Union Pacific Railroad 5465, acquired by RBBB in 1972, numbered RBBX 40007. In 1999 it was located with the Red Unit with house number 4. [Source: 1999 Circus Train Consist list, Domestic Transportation Department, Feld Entertainment, Inc., Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Combined Shows Inc., revised 7/12/99, printed 10/13/99.]

Car markings on RBBX 40003: Circus Red Train 1999 house number 4. [26 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 40007: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 143,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 77,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 7"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 40007: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: PS; Outside Length: 85 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: M530; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 6 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 7 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 1 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 143,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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