Circus Unknown

| November 1, 2013

  This performers name is unknown to me it was taken by my aunt Bertha Henry Conner, mid 1930′s. Might be Russell Bros or Al. G. Barnes. There even is a possibility of J.E Henry Big Show.

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Note From Bob Cline

| August 29, 2013

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Hagenbeck & Wallace Circus

| November 5, 2012

These wagons were also at Jungleland. I also know that there were a few Al G. Barnes cage wagons along with 10 or 12 cargo wagons there. The cargo wagons as I remember had no names on them and their origin is not known to me. I do remember that there was a grass fire […]

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Cargo Wagon # 88

| August 17, 2012

Photo taken 1938.……… S.T. Flint photo.

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Cargo Wagon # 88

| August 17, 2012

This is cargo wagon  #88, photo taken on the Barnes circus 1938. Its use then was canvas wagon.……….  S.T. Flint photo.

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Al G. Barnes Circus

| July 19, 2012

This wagon is set on the wheel runs and is slowly being unloaded. The safety pulley line is faintly visible attached to the front of the wagon. This tethers the wagon, so there is not a run away.

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Al G. Barnes Circus

| July 19, 2012

Here you see a Mack truck pulling a loaded cargo trailer. There was no drive shaft in those trucks–they were chain driven. The chain ran from an exterior drive wheel to the back axle as seen here. there was no such thing as an inner tube in those days. The wheels then were hard rubber […]

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Al G. Barnes Circus

| July 19, 2012

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Al G. Barnes Circus

| July 19, 2012

The unloading of the elephants by the circus crew.

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Al G. Barnes Circus

| July 19, 2012

Zebras and camels being lead to the circus lot.

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