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Circus Routes

Whether doing circus or other research, curious about the areas traveled by circuses, or just want to find out when a circus was in your area, information on circus routes is a valuable source. Here are some circus routes:

These routes are in the online Bandwagon articles (you can locate them in the Bandwagon Indexes):

    Arthur Bros., 1945, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1963.
    Austin Bros., 1945, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan-Feb), 1962.
    Barnett Bros., 1928, Bandwagon, Vol. 18, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1974.
    Beers-Barnes, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Carson & Barnes, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Christiani-Wallace Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Clyde Beatty 1954, Bandwagon, April, 1955.
    Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Cole Bros., 1935, Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1965.
    Cole Bros., 1937, Bandwagon, Vol. 10, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1966.
    Cole Bros., 1938, Bandwagon, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1967.
    Cole Bros., 1939, Bandwagon, Vol. 11, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1967.
    Cole Bros., 1940, Bandwagon, Vol. 11, No. 5 (Sep-Oct), 1967.
    Famous Cole, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Coop & Lent, 1916-1918, Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1959.
    DeWayne Bros., 1961, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan-Feb), 1962.
    Obert Miller's Fairyland, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23.
    Dode Fisk 1910, Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 5 (Sep-Oct), 1959.
    Adam Forepaugh-Sells Bros. 1898, Bandwagon, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Aug), 1957.
    Gentry Bros. 1927, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Feb), 1952.
    Gollmar Bros., 1922, Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jan-Feb), 1965.
    Hagenbeck-Wallace 1937, Bandwagon, October, 1953.
    Heritage Bros., 1926, Bandwagon, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1969.
    Howes Great London Circus 1921, Bandwagon, Vol. 8, No. 5 (Sep-Oct), 1964.
    Hoxie Bros. 1961, Bandwagon, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1961.
    Hoxie-Bardex Bros. Combined, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23.
    Al G. Kelly and Miller Bros. 1959, Bandwagon, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jan-Feb), 1960.
    Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    King Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    J. H. LaPearl Shows 1897, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 3 (Mar), 1952.
    King Bros., 1942, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 6 (Nov-Dec), 1963.
    Great Melbourne Show 1907 (Wintermuth & Black), Bandwagon, Vol. 1, No. 5 (Nov), 1957.
    Mills Bros. 1955, Bandwagon, Vol. 1, Jan-Feb, 1956.
    Mills Bros. 1959, Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 5 (Sep-Oct), 1959.
    Mills Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Norris & Rowe 1910, Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 6 (Nov-Dec), 1959.
    Perrine Dog & Pony Show, 1915, Bandwagon, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan-Feb), 1968.
    Rhoda Royal Circus 1919-1922, Bandwagon, Vol. 5, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1961.
    Robbins Bros. 1938, Bandwagon, Christmas, 1955. Bandwagon, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1967.
    John Robinson 1911, Bandwagon, Apr-May, 1954.
    Russell Bros. Pan-Pacific, 1945, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1963.
    Sells-Floto 1920, Bandwagon, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Jul), 1957.
    Sells Bros., partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23.
    Sells & Gray, partial 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1962, p. 23. Bandwagon, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1962, p. 20.
    Sparks Circus, 1946, Bandwagon, Vol. 8, No. 6 (Nov-Dec), 1964.
    Sterling & Wallace, 1959, Bandwagon, Vol. 5, No. 5 (Sep-Oct-Nov), 1961.
    F. J. Taylor, 1925, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1963.
    B. L. Wallace, 1921, Bandwagon, Vol. 5, No. 5 (Sep-Oct-Nov), 1961.
    Wallace & Clark, 1962, Bandwagon, Vol. 7, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1963.
    Yankee Patterson, 1945, Bandwagon, Vol. 10, No. 6 (Nov-Dec), 1966.
    Yankee Robinson, 1906, Bandwagon, Vol. 11, No. 5 (Sep-Oct), 1967.
    Young Buffalo Wild West Show 1910-1911-1913, Bandwagon, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Jul-Aug), 1960. 1912, Bandwagon, Vol. 3, No. 3 (May-Jun), 1959.
Link for the routes for the Charles Lee and Allied Shows 1886-1902. A show out of Canton, PA. Also 1890 log of Lee's Circus Route and Lee Circus Article.


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