Ramos Bros Circus

| January 8, 2016

IT’S SHOW TINE.

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Ramos Bros Circus # 1

| January 10, 2015

A great time was had by my family just a few days ago. The show was filled with fine acts, colorful wardrobe and they had some ANIMALS, which pleased me. Being out of the business so long sometimes makes me a little homesick. So it is it is nice to sit under the big top […]

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Ramos Bros Circus # 2

| January 10, 2015

Good looking top, would you not say?  Many of the photos that follow are not all from 2014.

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Ramos Bros Circus # 3

| January 10, 2015

I don’t know if the top is being set up or taken down.

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Ramos Bros Circus # 4

| January 10, 2015

Just two men to drive stakes with a hydrochloric fork lift. We used to use 6 hydrochloric men with 16 pound sledge hammers…. Time changes things.  

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Ramos Bros Circus # 5

| January 10, 2015

A very impressive front gate.

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Ramos Bros Circus # 6

| January 10, 2015

As always, the antics of the circus clown is one of the best part of the show for the kids and even me. They also play a very important part that few people know but for the circus performer. During their bit,  they provide the time needed to set up for the next act that […]

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Ramos Bros Circus # 7

| January 10, 2015

I could not find the name of this act, but they were very good performers.

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Ramos Bros Circus # 8

| January 10, 2015

This is where the get-away money is made. There are times that the cash made here will get you to the next spot. We also call this our gravy money. All of these concessions are usually owned by the circus. There are however, shows that book concessionaires which receive a percentage of the take . […]

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Ramos Bros Circus # 9

| January 10, 2015

I believe this is Alex Ramos working the camels. We met the Ramos family through my cousin, Shirley Henry. We called them and were invited to the show while they were in Mesa, AZ. This is where we met Alex, Jessica and others for the first time. Again what a fine family.

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