THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS! AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!

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Thursday, November 27, 2008

CYLDE BEATTY 1989 #2 (FROM LARRY SNYDER)

BIG TOP SPOOL UNIT



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  1. Dick... back in the '70s, dont ask me what town or what year... thats all a blur now, but one morning we unspooled the tent and when we took the first fold..there was a kid in the canvas... I thought he was dead but he was asleep. when the tent got folded the night before he had tripped and got covered up, lucky for him (and the show) it was on the end and the last fold, otherwise he would've been crushed & smothered. In the excitement of teardown no one noticed. We gave the kid twenty bucks & put him on a bus back to the last town . That would probably be cause for a big lawsuit these days, I can just hear the lawyer now saying "psychological damages".

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