Dailey Bros Circus #1

| March 17, 2012

These were private coaches for those of importance and some performers. Photo shot mid season 1950. Thanks Jenn for your comment.

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Dailey Bros Circus #2

| March 17, 2012

Loaded on this flat bed are menagerie semi wagons. Photo was taken in 1950.

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Dailey Bros Circus #3

| March 17, 2012

Stock cars. These cars were specially built to haul live cargo. In this photo, livestock being unloaded, either for a rest or readying up to be herded to the show lot.

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Dailey Bros Circus #4

| March 17, 2012

Stock cars custom built for animals. Photo taken 1950. When any of the railroad shows came to their show town they parked the flat bed cars off the main rail to siding rails….called switching tracks. This would allow them to unload and load up animals, equipment and performers. There were times that the show train […]

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Dailey Bros Circus #5

| March 17, 2012

Photo taken in 1950. These were coaches for the show personnel. Most of  the circus railroad shows owned and built their own train cars. The flat beds were bought from the railroad companies. At the circus winter quarters  the flat beds were built to whatever was needed. Many of the coaches and sleepers that were […]

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Dailey Bros Circus #6

| March 17, 2012

1950 photo. Here you can see someone stepping out of the coach, most likely a show boss going to town. There is a car parked off the siding. The make of it I can’t tell. It could be a Packard or a Buick?……………Need some help. Please read the comment made by Jerry Cash, dating the […]

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Dailey Bros Circus #7

| March 17, 2012

1950 photo. Circus crew are either readying to unload or have finished loading the stock car. Thanks Jenn for your comment.

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Dailey Bros Circus Joe Louis #8

| March 17, 2012

Photo taken in 1950. Heavy weight boxer Joe Louis was a feature attraction on the Dailey Bros Circus. This was his private coach while on the show.

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Joe & Joe

| January 10, 2012

This is a rare photo. Joe Horwath and Joe Louis, the heavy weight champion. Both toured with Daily Bros Circus, in 1949. I believe Ben Davenport was the owner of the show at that time. Thanks Jenn for your comment.

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Daily Bros. Circus..1948

| October 18, 2008

Front entrance of the circus tent….1948. Art Hackett wrote an interesting comment with a question. Please read you may have his answer. Also Ward Hall has a comment. Thanks Ward.

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