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National Railway Historical Society

Established in 1936


Railfan Pictures of the Day - 05/18/2006

CSAO Morrisville Yard Morrisville PA May 17 2006
During their run in Trenton NJ this week, the performers' passenger cars for the Blue Unit of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus are parked in Conrail Shared Assets Operation's Morrisville Yard across the Delaware River.
The hose hooked up to shop car RBBX 60001, a 6-axle baggage car that was UP 5749 in its former life, provides water to the train from a nearby fire hydrant. The "166" seen on the end-door is the "House Number".
Passenger cars as far as you can see, this is one reason why it is "The Greatest Show on Earth".
Parked just ahead of the passenger cars are the two concession cars, RBBX 84801 and 84802.
Note to modelers: the banners are positioned differently on the two cars, which the former GTW 304235 and JTTX 151227 before they got into show business.

All pictures May 17 2006 Copyright © 2006 John P. Almeida

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