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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42017

Circus passenger car (Red Unit)

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84804 Circus container car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84803 Circus container car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42019 Circus passenger car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42018 Circus passenger car (Red Unit), and the rest of the Red Unit train beyond the water truck in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 84804, RBBX 84803, RBBX 42019, RBBX 42017, RBBX 42018, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, Circus 42000 series, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 42017, RBBX, Circus 42000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Center vestibule detail of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit).

(RBBX 42017, RBBX, Circus 42000 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 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 42017, RBBX, Circus 42000 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 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42019 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) [far] in the Galewood yard as dusk sets.

(RBBX 42017, RBBX 42019, RBBX, Circus 42000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 42017 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) as dusk sets in Galewood yard.

(RBBX 42017, RBBX, Circus 42000 series, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

RBBX 42017: RBBB car type coach, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1950 by Pullman as Union Pacific Railroad 4813, acquired by RBBB in 1994, numbered RBBX 42017. In 1999 it was located with the Red Unit with house number 2. [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 2. [26 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 42017: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 126,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 93,600 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 42017: 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 3 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 126,400 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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