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20 November 1999

Passing freight trains and the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train at the Galewood yard.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84709 Circus flat car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.

RBBX 84709, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b20211.jpg] NEW 6 December 1999

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RBBX 84709: RBBB car type flat, carbon steel car body (CS), built in 1973 by Bethlem as Grand Trunk Western Railroad 303083, acquired by RBBB in 1988, numbered RBBX 84709. 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 84709: 2 IN HF COMP SHOES, BLT 7-72, REBLT 11-88. [20 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 84709: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 74,100 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 84709: 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 10 in; Plate Clearance: B; Tare Weight: 74,100 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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