Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Picture taken at the Ringling Museum.
They are holding a set of "Single Trees" but when on a team of elephants called "Lead Bars" pronounced "Leed Bars".
I have a good picture of Fred Logan working a team on the Ringling Show lot in the late 40's.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

To Ryan Easley

They had two "Nellie's" on the Ringling Show for some time "Lockhart Nellie" and "Ringling Nellie".
This is the one you would be referring to.

Ringling Nellie
1910-11 Forepaugh-Sells
1912-18 Ringling Bros.
1919-49 Ringling-Barnum
1950      Sold to Steve Brodie
                  Shipped to Cuba.

#1 Wild West


#2 Wild West

Pawnee Bill and Buffalo Bill.

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Tom Mix.

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Hoot Gibson.

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Harry Carey.

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Col. Tim McCoy and Jack Moore.

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"The Lone Ranger" Lee Powell with Wallace Bros. Circus.

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Lee Powell and Bill Woodcock at the site of "Jumbo's" demise at St. Thomas, Ont.

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Extra

Off subject but for some reason viewers of this Blog tend to respond to my wife's Web Site.
It's reached a point where I ask "How did I do today?"

Friday, April 21, 2017

#1 Aerialists


#2 Aerialists

Lillian Leitzel.

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1929 Flying Wards.
Top Row 3&4 Wayne Lary and Tuffy Genders.  

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Concello Flying Act.

#7 Aerialists

Albert Powell.

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Gaonas.

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Flying Alexanders.

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Pinito.

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Struppi.