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!

CIRCUS NOW OPEN!

2014 Convention

SAVE THE DATES

SAVE THE DATES

Monday, May 25, 2009

TIM HOLST TRIBUTE (THANKS MIKE NAUGHTON)

MEMORIAL DAY-ARLINGTON (TRACE ADKINS)

CONEY ISLAND 1940


HAGEN BROS CIRCUS 1959 #1 (FROM JIM ELLIOTT)

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Hagen Bros was owned by Howard Suesz who also owned
Clyde Bros Circus which was a major provider of Shrine Circuses.
Rober Couls, who later went on to own Famous Cole Circus,
was General Manager.
And Joe McMahon was General Representative for the show.
One year Joe toured the Kelly-Miller Circus for Dorey Miller.





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