Carson & Barnes #1

| April 14, 2014

Many years ago Bill Capell and I went to visit the show. We sat by the band and like two little kids, we watched one of the best of performances of any circuses in this country. It is a shame that the old American circus is gone. 1977. Great comment Ken.

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Carson & Barnes #2

| April 14, 2014

These photos were copied from an  old program that I had. If you click on photo it will enlarge and become clear.

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Carson & Barnes #3

| April 14, 2014

I can’t remember how many times I worked on the big tops similar to this one. As I sit and think about it from start to finish, I do remember how to put a big top up and if asked to do so today….No problem.

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Carson & Barnes #4

| April 14, 2014

This will not witness again in this country……………. Only in a photo.

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Carson & Barnes #5

| April 14, 2014

How true it was. In the old days a circus showed on any lot they could find, even a farmers field.  The greater majority of them were not nice as they were dirty and dusty. We took it for granted and did what we had to do to get the show ready. Thanks to a […]

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Carson & Barnes #6

| April 14, 2014

NO circus was complete if it did not have a Menagerie…………….  Just my opinion

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Carson & Barnes #9

| April 14, 2014

I noticed in this program that the performer’s names were not mentioned. Perhaps you may see someone you know. This program is 40 or more years old.

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Carson & Barnes #10

| April 14, 2014

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Carson & Barnes #11

| April 14, 2014

This performer’s name escapes me. I think she was at Jungeland in the mid 1960’s ?….. Need some help.

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Carson & Barnes #12

| April 14, 2014

This is what it was. The photo says it all.

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