Tuesday, December 12, 2017

#8 Show Men!


Roger Smith said...

Zack Terrell. He partnered with Jess Adkins to create a major new rail show in the depths of the Depression, over the winter of 1934-'35. It was called The Miracle Show for more reasons than one. The bankers ponied up a massive loan on the strength of Clyde Beatty's name on the contract for Cole Bros. and Clyde Beatty Circus. This history has been covered here previously, and is the subject of well-crafted articles in the fan magazines.