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26 November 1999

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train, Metra, and rail equipment at the Galewood yard.

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Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus 41301 Circus passenger car (Red Unit) in the Galewood yard as dusk sets. This is the only car of the 1999 Red train that continues to display the word "Circus."

RBBX 41301, RBBX, Circus 41000 series, 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/1999/11/99b26454.jpg] NEW 5 December 1999

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RBBX 41301: RBBB car type coach, stainless steel car body (SS), built in 1949 by Budd as Pennsylvania Railroad 8242, acquired by RBBB in 1992 from New Jersey Transit 5416, numbered RBBX 41301. In 1999 it was located with the Red Unit with house number 7. [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 40013 was built as Pennsylvania Railroad 8242 "Anderson Inn". [courtesy of Jack Deasy, Alexandria (Virginia), December 1999.]

Car markings on RBBX 40003: Circus Red Train 1999 house number 7. [26 November 1999]

Equipment characteristics of RBBX 41301: AAR car type M530 (M-O-W, Scale, Passenger, Caboose, and End-of-train information systems), plate type B, tare weight 138,500 pounds, total gross weight allowed 220,000 pounds, load limit 81,500 pounds, external dimensions (length 85' 6", width 10' 6", height 14' 5"). [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, December 1999]

Railcar fleet details for RBBX 41301: 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: 6 ft 8 in; Plate Clearance: B; Draft Gear: 5; Tare Weight: 138,500 lbs. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, December 1999]

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