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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 84716 Circus flat car (Red Unit) and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84804 Circus container car (Red Unit) [distant] in the Galewood yard.

RBBX 84716, RBBX 84804, RBBX, Circus flat cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, Circus support cars, photographed on 20 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b20450.jpg] NEW 19 December 1999

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RBBX 84716: RBBB car type flat, carbon steel car body (CS), built in 1966 by Bethlem, acquired by RBBB in 1996 from JTTX (TTX, miscellaneous devices applied) 930192, numbered RBBX 84716. 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 84716: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 75,000 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 93' 8", width 9' 9", height 6' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 84716: Maintenance of Way, Scale, Passenger, Caboose and End-of-Train, Mechanical Designation: PS; Outside Length: 93 ft 8 in; AAR Car Type Code: M530; Outside Extreme Width: 9 ft 9 in; Outside Extreme Height: 6 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 6 ft 0 in; Lower Eaves Height: 0 ft 1 in; Lower Eaves Width: 3 ft 6 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 10; Tare Weight: 75,000 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

Chicago Rail Photographs collection updated 14 June 2024 at 22:25. 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.