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28 November 1998

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus train at the Galewood Yard.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40016 Circus passenger car (Blue Unit) tied-down in the Galewood rail yard.

RBBX 40016, RBBX, Circus 40000 series, RBBX Blue Unit, Circus, photographed on 28 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b28h21.jpg]

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RBBX 40016: RBBB car type coach, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1954 by ACF as Union Pacific Railroad 5461, acquired by RBBB in 1994 from GOLD 4804, numbered RBBX 40016. In 1999 it was located with the Blue Unit with house number 170. [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 40016: Circus Blue Train 1998 house number 170, [November 1998]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 40016: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 143,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 77,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 3"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 40016: 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: 143,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 21 April 2019 at 14:24. Photographs and text copyright © 1998-2000 Harold A. Driscoll, All Rights Reserved. Email address is provided exclusively for personal contact, but emphatically not for use for SPAM net.abuse.