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Set # 10 – RBBB – 27 Photos on the road in 1950

This is a set of 27 black and white photos that were taken of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on the road in 1950 by Dyer Reynolds. They are now part of the vast Conover Collection.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus wagons

Photo #                        Description
180 Stake Wagon #37
181 Cookhouse, Supplies #J>
182 New Mack #239, unloading Qtr. Pole # 44
183 Rail yards showing 6 tracks wide of RBBB train
184 Setting up ccokhouce equipment in tent
185 Cookhouse Wagons #U & #6
186 Dishwasher Wagon in operation
187 Cookhouse Wagons #3 & #7
188 Cookhouse Wagon #8
189 Unloading elephant & canvas truck # 251
190 Elephant herd enroute from railyard to lot
191 Cat unloading center pole wagon #43
192 Loaded flat & run crew eotting runs
193 Backyard scene with floats & wagons
194 Motor Pool area with cat tractors
195 Motor Pool area, Macks & cats
196 Backyard with Baggage Wagon #143
197 Old Mack truck #231
198 Midway, Ticket Wagon & Diner
199 Midway, yellow ticket wagon & Bannerline
200 Floats & camels
201 Candy Cane spec float
202 Spec float pulled by elephant
203 Mounted spec riders
204 Bell Wagon pulled by 2 elephants
205 Beauty spec float
206 Cage for arena act, bears

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BW - May - June 2012