Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40014
Circus passenger car (Blue Unit)
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|End of the Circus Train viewed from the wast in the Galewood rail yard, with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63005 Circus Power car (Blue Unit), Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 40014 Circus passenger car (Blue Unit), and 3 [left to right].|
RBBX 63005, RBBX 40014, RBBX 42005, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Blue Unit, Circus, Circus 40000 series, Circus 42000 series, photographed on 28 November 1998 at Galewood rail yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 digital camera [railfan/1998/11/98b28p26.jpg]
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RBBX 40014: RBBB car type coach, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1950 by ACF as Union Pacific Railroad 1103, acquired by RBBB in 1993 from ANBX (American Boiler Works) 2015, numbered RBBX 40014. In 1999 it was located with the Blue Unit with house number 199. [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.]
Addition: RBBX 40014 was built as Union Pacific 1103 "American View".
[courtesy of Jack Deasy, Alexandria (Virginia), December 1999.]
Car markings on RBBX 40014: Circus Blue Train 1998 house number 199. [November 1998]
Equipment characteristics of RBBX 40014: 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 40014: 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]
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