ARTHUR T. BROWN'S DOUBLE M RANCH CIRCUS to WORLD OF MIRTH

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 Arthur T. Brown's Double M Ranch Circus
Never actually a circus, Mr. Brown's dream was to create a new rail traveling circus but his passing ended any attempts to make this show a reality.  There were other cars acquired but were sold after his death.  To learn more, Click Here.  If you happen to know what other cars were involved please email me using the link at the top of this page.
  • MMRX 104 - HW baggage - mail.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • MMRX 104 - (D. DANGLER)
  • MMRX 104 - (D. ORSON)
  • MMRX 104 - (D. ORSEN)
  • MMRX HW coach - (ex-B&A) Central Square, N.Y. (CNYRAILROADNUT)

     William Fredrick "Buffalo Bill" Cody's Wild West Show
  • Buffalo Bill's Cody - wood open-platform private car. (N. SALSBURY COLLECTION)
  • Buffalo Bill's 1 - wood open-platform advertising car. (N. SALSBURY COLLECTION)
  • Buffalo Bill's 1 - (N. SALSBURY COLLECTION)
  • Buffalo Bill's 2 - wood open-platform advertising car. (N. SALSBURY COLLECTION)
  • Buffalo Bill's 2 - (N. SALSBURY COLLECTION)
  • Buffalo Bill's 40 - HW baggage - mail, @ Hollywood (Fl.) RR Station Museum.  (History???)

     Canada Discovery Train
    Canada Discovery Train page at Theme Trains.  This is a well thought out website dealing with all sorts of information on this interesting train.  As noted below, some of the cars were recycled from the American Freedom Train with all sorts of Canadian displays replacing those used in the U.S.  This is a great site to visit if a person wants to learn more about the train.
  • CDT 1 - (ex-AFT 100, nee-NYC 9163) LW enterance - security car rblt. from baggage - express. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 11 - (ex-AFT 108, nee-NYC 9139) LW display car rblt. from baggage - express. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 13 - (ex-AFT 110, nee-NYC 9104) LW display car rblt. from baggage - express. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 14 - (ex-AFT 111, nee-NYC) LW exit - power car rblt. from baggage - express. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 15 - (ex-AFT 200, nee-NYC) LW power car rblt. from baggage - express. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 17 - (ex-, nee-8836) LW baggage - express converted to storage car. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 18 - (ex-CN 8035, nee-9074) LW baggage - express converted to storage car. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 218 Alexandra - (nee-Ganadian Govenment Rwy.) HW end-platform passenger car rblt. from sleeper.  This car later renumbered 220. (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 219 - (ex-VIA, nee-CN) LW "Boutique" car rblt. from baggage - express.  (History???) (THEME TRAINS)
  • CDT 220 Alexandra - (ex-218, nee-Ganadian Govenment Rwy.) HW end-platform passenger car rblt. from sleeper. (NOVA SCOTIA RAILWAY HERITAGE)

     CWM - Circus World Museum
  • The Circus World Museum website - The Circus World Museum features many artifacts, displays, memorabilia, photograph collections, records and and even train cars, with many of the circus' and Theme Trains from the past being covered.  The Museum is a must see for fans and researchers of these great shows.
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - HW Advertising car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (D. HIGGINS)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (DCCRADIO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (DCCRADIO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (MINNE4MONO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (BRIEMANE)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (SKILLET CREEK)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (DCCRADIO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (DCCRADIO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (DCCRADIO)
  • Al G. Barnes & Sells Floto 3 - (J. GALLACHER)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - HW open-air coach rblt. from baggage - mail car.  (History???) (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (STREETCAR BRAD)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (SLIDER JAKE)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (WANDERER 86)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (CENTER FOR RR PHOTOGRAPHY & ART)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (R. WISCHER)
  • CWM 43 The Dorchester - (K. SCHMIDT)
  • CWM 45 The Wonewoc - HW open-air coach rblt. from baggage - mail car.  (History???) (SLIDER JAKE)
  • CWM 45 The Wonewoc - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 45 The Wonewoc - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 45 The Wonewoc - (CENTER FOR RR PHOTOGRAPHY & ART)
  • CWM 45 The Wonewoc - (SKILLET CREEK)
  • CWM 46 The Baraboo - (ex-Monte Baldo) HW Plan 3521 10 Sect - lounge observation. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 46 The Baraboo - (SLIDER JAKE)
  • CWM 46 The Baraboo - (K. SCHMIDT)
  • CWM 46 The Baraboo - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 46 The Baraboo - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (ex-NYC 10725, ex-PULL Dover Bay, nee-Adrian) HW 6 DBR - buffet lounge rblt. from baggage - buffet - club - smoker (barber shop). (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (SLIDER JAKE)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (WANDERER 86)
  • CWM 47 The Delavan - (STREETCAR BRAD)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (ex-AT&SF) HW dining car. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (STREETCAR BRAD)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (SLIDER JAKE)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (WANDERER 86)
  • CWM 48 The Janesville - (P. FORTINI)
  • RBX 1 - (ex-USA) streamlined advertising car rblt. from U.S. Army hospital ward car. (BMURTAUGH)
  • RBX 1 - (JCONN0403)
  • RBX 1 - (J. RIPP)
  • RBX 1 - (J. RIPP)
  • RBX 1 - (K. RAZ)
  • RBX 1 - (PATRICE91701)
  • RBX 1 - (DCCRADIO)
  • RBX 1 - (J. GALLACHER)

     Exhibition Cars
    In early railroading days special cars were sometimes purchased Minstrell groups and Play groups, as well as being used by cities, companies and political groups, in an effort to get their message out to the populas.  The cars below are a small example of such cars.
  • International Correspondence Schools - wood open-platform private car. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Florida's Rolling Exhibition - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Florida's Rolling Exhibition - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Johnny U. Jones Exposition 50 Florida - wood vrstibule private car. (NORTH EAST RAILS)
  • Al W. Martin's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. 1 - wood open-platform private car. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Al W. Martin's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. 3 - wood open-platform ??? (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • Al W. Martin's Uncle Tom's Cabin Co. 3 - (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)
  • John Philip Quinn's Anti-Gambling Crusade Roanoke - wood open-platform private car. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)

     Dr. Gentry's Humanly Educated Dogs and Ponies Show
  • Dr. Gentry's 1 - wood open-platform animal car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)
  • Dr. Gentry's 2 - wood open-platform private car. (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     Foley & Burk Combined Shows
  • Foley & Burk Combined Shows 15 - wood vestibule pie car rblt. from diner.  (History???) (SAWDUST AND SPANGLES)

     Haynes Palace Studio
  • Haynes Palace Studio F. Jay Haynes & Bro - wood open-platform traveling photo studio car.  Official photographer of the Northern Pacific. (WIKIPEDIA)
  • Haynes Palace Studio F. Jay Haynes & Bro - wood open-platform traveling photo studio car. (WIKIPEDIA)

     HOI - Holiday on Ice
  • HOI 101 - LW tunnel car rblt. from baggage. (S. JACKOWSKI)
  • HOI cars - LW tunnel car rblt. from baggage. (S. JACKOWSKI)

     ICAP - Ice Capades
  • ICAP 106 - (ex-ATSF 3466) ACF corrugated studio - generator car rblt. from baggage - express, on Artrain.
  • ICAP 107 - (ex-PRR) HW baggage - express.  (History???) (LOS ANGELES RIVER RAILROADS)
  • ICAP 108 - (ex-ATSF 3461) corrugated baggage - express. (M. BERNERO)
  • ICAP 109 - (ex-ATSF 3459) corrugated baggage - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ICAP 109 - (RAILCAR PHOTOS)
  • ICAP 109 - (M. BERNERO)
  • ICAP 110 - (ex-ATSF 3457) corrugated baggage - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ICAP 110 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ICAP 110 - (M. BERNERO)
  • ICAP 111 - (ex-ATSF 3464) corrugated baggage - express. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ICAP 111 - (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • ICAP 111 - (M. BERNERO)

     Colonel Tim McCoy's Real Wild West Show
  • Col. Tim McCoy's Advertising car 1 - HW baggage - coach. (A. UNDERWOOD)

     NY State Freedom Train
    To learn about the 1949 - 1950 New York State Freedom Train visit the history page of this train @ Theme Trains by Clicking Here.
  • NY State Freedom Train Staff Car - (ex-NYC 2116) HW crew car rblt. from coach. (THEME TRAINS)
  • New York State Freedom Train Display Car Freedom of Self-Development - (ex-NYC 2178) HW display car rblt. from coach. (THEME TRAINS)

     Olson Shows
  • Olson Shows 49 - wood vestibuled coach resheathed in steel.  (History???) (RR PICTURE ARCHIVES)

     Permacel Express
  • Permacel P1 Innovator - (nee-RDG 592) HW "pie car" rblt. from baggage - coach, as Preamble Express.
  • Permacel P1 Innovator - as American Freedom Train.
  • Permacel P2 Motivator - (nee-RDG 1327) HW bar car rblt. from coach, as Preamble Express.
  • Permacel P2 Motivator - as American Freedom Train.
  • Permacel Express P2 Motivator - as British Columbia Rwy.
  • Permacel P3 Educator - (nee-RDG 1332) HW parlor observation rblt. from coach. (RR - FALLEN FLAGS)
  • Permacel P3 Educator - as Preamble Express.
  • Permacel P3 Educator - as American Freedom Train.

     Talbot's Fighting the Flames Co.
  • Talbot's Tate - (CIRCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY)

     Welsh Brothers RR Shows
  • Welsh Brothers Railroad Shows 3 - wood open-platform theatrical car. (JACKSON & SHARP DELAWARE HERITAGE COLLECTION)

     West's World's Wonder Shows
  • West's World's Wonder Shows wood vestibuled sleeper -  (History???) (INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S MUSEUM)

     World of Mirth Shows
  • World of Mirth 5 - wood vestibuled coach resheathed with metal.  (History???) (INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S MUSEUM)
  • World of Mirth 8 - wood vestibuled coach resheathed with metal.  (History???) (INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S MUSEUM)
  • World of Mirth 9 - wood vestibuled 10 Sect - 2 DR resheathed in metal.  (History???) (INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S MUSEUM)
  • World of Mirth 9 - wood blind-end tunnel car.  (History???) (INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SHOWMEN'S MUSEUM)

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