Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

This is a three section cage wagon, with clown band. The photo was taken during shows parade in 1921. Notice the teamster posing for the shot as well. K.W.Vail has made an interesting comment.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

I do not have the name of this tableau band wagon. The photo was taken in 1921, at the show lot while waiting for the parade wagon line up.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

This is a billing poster that was used in 1921. There are no photos in this poster. All the figures are hand drawn art work. A master poster is made of which many posters are printed from.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

Walter L. Main air calliope, 1921. It seems to me that the man in front of the wagon is lifting up the single tree or tongue for harness dressing.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

1921 billing poster. This poster consisting of art work only , no photos.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

This band wagon tableau I have no date for. I was fortunate to even get this photo from its negative. The pictorial in the center of the wagon looks to be racing chariots.

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

While managing Lakemont Amusement Park, for Bill Capell in the late 1980′s, I was approached by a customer that I had seen at the park before. He said “you come from a circus family I hear”. I  said ” yes, why?” He asked me if I was familiar with a circus train wreck that had […]

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Walter L. Main

| August 9, 2012

The Walter L. Main train wreck took place May 30th, 1993 a few miles outside of Tyrone, PA.

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Hippo Poster

| March 26, 2012

This is a lithograph poster. The hippo is in a wagon of some sort and on the left can be seen onlookers just above Congo. I have no idea what circus or date………… Maybe Walter L. Main?

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Walter L. Main Poster

| September 16, 2009

 Source photo http://www3.gendisasters.com/pennsylvania/9716/altoona-pa-near-circus-train-wrecks-may-1893

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