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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Friday, March 13, 2009

Circus Mondao Promo

GREAT AMERICAN CIRCUS & SHOW TRAINS

SARASOTA'S SAILOR CIRCUS

ELMO GIBB--JOSE COLE CIRCUS 2009

Elmo and one of his Performing Dogs.


KEN "TURTLE" BENSON #1

This post is in Memory of a Devoted Elephant Man
He was on Roberts Bros Circus for many years.
At first with "Lisa" and then "Boo"Don't forget to Click on images to enlarge!


Turtle and His Pal Martin







KEN "TURTLE" BENSON #2

Don't forget to click on Image to enlarge!
Captain Turtle and Boo

Turtle's helper Robert & Boo


Turtle and Boo pulling in the mud















Tuesday, March 10, 2009

STRATES SHOWS UNLOADING TRAIN MARCH 10th

These fotos were taken yesterday morning at Vero Beach, Fl by Larry Snyder.
Some of the pictures were taken on the lot.










STRATES TRAIN UNLOADING MARCH 10TH #2






One of Little Richards Food Stands, of course!





























STRATES SHOWS UNLOADING TRAIN #3





















STRATES SHOWS TRAIN UNLOADING #4










From Larry Snyder
March 10, 2009
Vero Beach, Florida




I'M BACK

I want to say thanks all of you that sent me comments about Mom.
I returned from Richmond last night. Got a lot accomplished down there.
Hope I won't have to go back for a while. Dick

JOHN STRONG III SIDESHOW BALLY

John Strong III doing a bally for Sword Swallower Dan Meyer and Half-Boy Danny Frasier the Compact Wonder at the TN State Fair in Nashville, TN on Sept 16, 2007.


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