The Hammond Train Wreck of 1918 Killed Scores of Circus Performers

The Hammond Train Wreck of 1918 Killed Scores of Circus Performers

The Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus wasn’t the largest show in the country—but it came close. By 1918, the company employed around 250 performers, from acrobats to equestriennes, clowns to lion tamers. Formed in 1907 when circus owner Benjamin Wallace purchased the Carl Hagenbeck Circus, the outfit had since grown to be a $ 1 million extravaganza that […]

The circus is arising back – team man design!|Humor

The circus is arising back – team man design!|Humor

Washington DC – According to anonymous White House spokesperson “Q”, Barnum and Bailey Circus is merging with the defense department in a bold move to save both. Sarah Palin also has a piece of the action. The new circus will march from city to city, parade style – military gang man style. Sarah Palin will […]