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Set # 31 – Ringling / Barnum Winter Quarters Graveyard – 22 Photos

This is a set of black and white photos taken by Dyer Reynolds during the 1951 / 1952 winter in the old equipment graveyard at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Sarasota winter quarters. These are all the 4″ x 4″ photos. These are all now part of the vast Conover Photographic collection.

 

Old abandoned Circus truck

Photo #                                          Description
630 Old RBBB white ticket wagon, arched windows and doors
631 Corner Statue cage #71
632 United States Bandwagon, deteriorated
633 Carved scroll corner cages #73 & #95
634 Refrigerator wagon # 16
635 Old Jeep #1
636 Old European cages (A. Court)
637 Old cat act cages, #B & #D used by Court and Dhorte after   1944 fire
638 Old air conditioning wagons #163, #166, #167
639 Old Mack truck & Giraffe wagon
640 Old Baggage wagons #5, #25
641 Wagon #67, later converted to train light plant # 130
642 Baggage wagons #148, #38, #101, old Baggage wagons
643 Rear of old Mack truck
644 Old train light plant #130
645 Old air conditioning wagons
646 Ex-Bames/Floto light plant (R)
647 Old giraffe wagon
648 Old RBBB baggage wagon #5
649 Spec float, pipe organ with lion painting
650 Old spec floats
651 Old spec floats – different view

CHS members – $ 14.00            

Non – CHS Members – $ 18.00               

You might want to consider joining the CHS to get 6 issues of the premier circus History magazine, the Bandwagon, 6 issues of the News and Reviews Newsletter and to save money on every purchase you make to build your photographic collection.

Simply go  to the Circus Historical Society website to join.

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