27 November 1998
Diesel locomotives in Bensenville Yard and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train at the Galewood Yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63005 Circus Power car (Blue Unit) tied-down in the Galewood rail yard.|
RBBX 63005, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Blue Unit, Circus, photographed on 27 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b27r05.jpg]
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RBBX 63005: RBBB car type coach, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1962 by Steel Car, acquired by RBBB in 1994 from Union Pacific Railroad 904819, numbered RBBX 63005. In 1999 it was located with the Blue Unit with house number 200. [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 63005: Circus Blue Train 1998 house number 200. [November 1998]
Equipment characteristics of RBBX 63005: 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' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]
Railcar fleet details for RBBX 63005: 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: 127,300 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]
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