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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84803

Circus container car (Red Unit)

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 84803 Circus container car (Red Unit) being switched in Galewood yard.

RBBX 84803, RBBX, Circus support cars, RBBX Red Unit, Circus, photographed on 26 November 1999 at Galewood yard by Harold A. Driscoll using a Sony Mavica MVC-FD88 digital camera (with tripod) [railfan/1999/11/99b26200.jpg] NEW 2 December 1999

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RBBX 84803: RBBB car type flat, carbon steel car body (CS), built in 1967 by Bethlem as MCLX 8900, acquired by RBBB in 1974, numbered RBBX 84803. 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 84803: 2 IN HF COMP SHOES. [26 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 84803: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 70,100 pounds, total gross weight allowed 200,000 pounds, load limit 100 pounds, external dimensions (length 94' 6", width 10' 0", height 6' 0"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 84803: 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: 10 ft 0 in; Outside Extreme Height: 6 ft 0 in; Height of Extreme Width: 3 ft 4 in; Plate Clearance: B; Tare Weight: 70,100 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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