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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006

Circus large animal car (Red Unit)

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Circus large animal cars Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60002 Circus large animal car (Red Unit)) [near to far] in the {Galewood yard.

(RBBX 63004, RBBX 60004, RBBX 63006, RBBX 60002, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Circus large animal cars Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60002 Circus large animal car (Red Unit)) [near to far] in the {Galewood yard.

(RBBX 63004, RBBX 60004, RBBX 63006, RBBX 60002, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Soo Line 1549 GM EMD MP15AC diesel-electric locomotive switching Circus large animal cars Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60002 Circus large animal car (Red Unit)) [near to far] in the {Galewood yard.

(SOO 1549, RBBX 63004, RBBX 60004, RBBX 63006, RBBX 60002, SOO, GM EMD MP15AC, SOO locomotives, Locomotives, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Soo Line 1549 GM EMD MP15AC diesel-electric locomotive switching Circus large animal cars Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit), and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 60002 Circus large animal car (Red Unit)) [far to near] in the {Galewood yard.

(SOO 1549, RBBX 63004, RBBX 60004, RBBX 63006, RBBX 60002, SOO, GM EMD MP15AC, SOO locomotives, Locomotives, RBBX, Circus support cars, 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 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 63006, RBBX, Circus support cars, 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 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 63006, RBBX, Circus support cars, 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 60004 Circus large animal car (Red Unit) and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 60004, RBBX 63006, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

RBBX 63006: RBBB car type stock, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1962 by Steel Car as Union Pacific Railroad 5747, acquired by RBBB in 1995 from Union Pacific Railroad 904815, numbered RBBX 63006. In 1999 it was located with the Red Unit. [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.]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 63006: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 127,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 330,000 pounds, load limit 100,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 63006: 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 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 127,300 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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