Here is an article from the Circus Report of 1985 about Ryder Bros. Circus. This show contained animals, acts and equipment that Ford Bros. Circus could not take into Canada that year when they left Maine. They remained with Ryder until Ford Bros. came back into the U.S.
RJ Reynolds Don't forget click on picture to read!
Note: I remember the storys about the show moving on Ryder Rental Trucks,
Hence the name "Ryder Bros Circus"