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Offline thunderbolt85  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:48:23 AM(UTC)
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I may be reaching here but is there anyone on here that worked on that show? Or does anyone have a little more information about the show before they went out of business.
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#2 Posted : Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:10:17 AM(UTC)
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Jim Elliott worked for C&W. James Dillman may have.

What kind of info do you want to know? I don't know much but might be able to help.
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#3 Posted : Monday, March 23, 2020 11:39:06 AM(UTC)
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Oh anything, rides they had, stories about the spots they played, just any good information about them.
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#4 Posted : Monday, March 23, 2020 2:28:34 PM(UTC)
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Their show was destroyed on the Missouri State Fair midway by a tornado. My father in law told me their used to be some rides that arrived by rail and I`m not sure if this show brought them in that way. It may have been when other shows help fill the midway with rides after the storm because I read that rides arrived from shows from all across the country.
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#5 Posted : Monday, March 23, 2020 5:53:15 PM(UTC)
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They did move by rail, seen some pictures. Whose show was that the Sky Wheel was tore up by a tornado, somewhere up north I think?
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#6 Posted : Monday, March 23, 2020 11:03:28 PM(UTC)
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The rail spur still exist except it stops at an industry across the street from the grounds. He said during that period the train could enter the grounds and unload. If I am not mistaken there was another show that played the fair between them and Murphy Brothers Exposition. There is a mini museum on the grounds with old pictures and memorabilia from the fair that is pretty interesting including some midway photos.
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:12:09 AM(UTC)
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I wonder if that other show was Olsen, but could have been anyone. I remember seeing Olsen in an Encyclopedia we had when I was a kid. Forgot which fair, but there was a nice color picture of the midway, lots of red and silver of course, a wild west show, wheels, roll o plane, and much more, used to look at it often.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:26:46 PM(UTC)
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Not sure what order each show played but it was Dell and Travers he mentioned.
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