Cole Bros Circus

| November 1, 2013

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Rent A Indian

| January 27, 2013

After reading this letter, I had to sit back in my chair and think about how I felt as mixed emotions of anger and disbelieve went  through  me.  I was appalled at disrespect for our Native American brothers and sisters. The native American played an important part in the Circus and Wild West Shows but never […]

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Cole Bros

| November 20, 2012

Seal cage wagon. The date on this photo is unknown to me. Maybe Bob Cline can help?

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Cole Bros Circus

| November 5, 2012

Thanks Mike for the poster print.

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Cole Bros Elephants

| November 5, 2012

Los Angelas , Calif. 1948?

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Cole Bros Circus

| September 14, 2012

Here is a photo of Jordan Christensen with his dogs. He was on the Cole Bros Circus in 1938. I do not know if he had a dog act or if these dogs were his personal pets? I would like to think that he and his dogs performed  on the show. A worth while read […]

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Cole Bros Circus # 1

| September 14, 2012

This wagon was used to exhibit a baby hippo. There was a sunken tank in the rear of the wagon….it barely can be seen in this photo. You can see the timbers that support the tank.

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Cole Bros Circus # 2

| September 14, 2012

I posted this photo before but this time it is a close up. In the other photo you could see much more of the Cole Bros train. There was also an elephant grazing in an open area. This area is the back yard of the Cole winter quarters. On the back door of the wagon […]

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Cole Bros Circus #3

| September 14, 2012

Wagon 76 was used for baggage and cargo. 1938

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Cole Bros Circus #4

| September 14, 2012

Cole Bros baggage wagon. This photo was shot at their winter quarters 1938.

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