26 November 1999
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train, Metra, and rail equipment at the Galewood yard.
Harold Kept many of his photos on sites which no longer exist.
|Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 63006 Circus large animal car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard.|
RBBX 63006, 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/1999/11/99b26240.jpg] NEW 2 December 1999
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RBBX 63006: RBBB car type stock, aluminum car body (AL), built in 1962 by Steel Car as Union Pacific Railroad 5747, acquired by RBBB in 1995 from Union Pacific Railroad 904815, numbered RBBX 63006. 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 63006: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 127,300 pounds, total gross weight allowed 330,000 pounds, load limit 100,000 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, November 1999]
Railcar fleet details for RBBX 63006: 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 5 in; Height of Extreme Width: 7 ft 0 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 127,300 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]
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