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Set # 11 – RBBB in WQ – 13 photos

This is a set of 13 – 4″ x 4″ black and white photos that were taken by Dyer reynolds in 1950 in the Sarasota, Florida winter quarters of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. They are now part of the huge Conover Photographic collection.

Unloading the old Big Top at winter quarters

Photo #                           Description
207 Stacks of new wood stakes
208 Center poles ready to be raised
209 Big top loaded on Wagon #139
210 Big top loaded on Wagon #139 – different view
211 Canvas spread out
212 Canvas spread out, side pole crew at work
213 Elephants ready to raise tent
214 Elephant pulling on ropes to raise Big Top
215 Big Top being raised
216 Big Top being raised – wagons #131,  #59, #125, #141
217 Big Tcp in air, no side walls
218 Big Top In air with baggage wagons
219 Big Top in air, Wq’s Bldgs in foreground ( aerial view )

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BW 2012