Tuesday, May 30, 2017

#18 Outdoors!


Bob Swaney said...

It just ain't the same without a big top.

Chic Silber said...

Rex with his 1st wife

Buckles said...

These elephants were members of a group imported by Ben Davenport in 1947 for his Dailey Bros. Circus "Mary", "Maude", "Norma", "Bessie" and "Konti" ("Good Luck" in Hind1).

Chic Silber said...

Weren't these known as

the Norma 5 given as a

wedding gift to Ben's

daughter & son in law

Pete Cristiani

Chic Silber said...

Did some of these end

up in the Beatty herd

Buckles said...

Yes Indeed.

Chic Silber said...

Tanks Buckles

Is that "Yes Indeed" in

regards to both questions

I well remember Maude & Konti

Perhaps others had new names

Could Bessie have become Bee