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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80715

Circus flat car (Red Unit)

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80715 Circus flat car (Red Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80701 Circus flat car (Red Unit), and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84712 Circus double-deck open auto rack car (Red Unit) [distant, partly obstructed by ties] in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 80715, RBBX 80701, RBBX 84712, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, Autorack cars, Circus transport cars, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80715 Circus flat car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 80715, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Consolidated stencil panel on Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80715 Circus flat car (Red Unit).

(RBBX 80715, Panels, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, other, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

RBBX 80715: RBBB car type flat, carbon steel car body (CS), built in 1969 by ACF, acquired new by RBBB in 1969, numbered RBBX 80715. 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.]

Car markings on RBBX 80701: BLT 9-69. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 80715: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 76,400 pounds, total gross weight allowed 200,000 pounds, load limit 100 pounds, external dimensions (length 94' 6", width 9' 10", height 6' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 80715: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: PS; Outside Length: 94 ft 6 in; AAR Car Type Code: M530; Outside Extreme Width: 9 ft 10 in; Outside Extreme Height: 6 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Tare Weight: 76,400 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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