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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80717

Circus flat car (Red Unit)

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Detail of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84713 Circus flat car (Red Unit) and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80717 Circus flat car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 84713, RBBX 80717, RBBX, Circus flat cars, 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 80717 Circus flat car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 80717, 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 80717 Circus flat car (Red Unit).

(RBBX 80717, Panels, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, other, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 80717 Circus flat car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

(RBBX 80717, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard).     Image size is available.

RBBX 80717: RBBB car type flat, carbon steel car body (CS), built in 1969 by ACF, acquired new by RBBB in 1969, numbered RBBX 80717. 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 80717: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 74,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 200,000 pounds, load limit 100 pounds, external dimensions (length 94' 6", width 9' 0", height 6' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 80717: 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 0 in; Outside Extreme Height: 6 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Tare Weight: 74,300 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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