Sawdust Spangles: Stories Secrets of the Circus (Classic Reprint)

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The next year marked a turning point in the career of Mr. Coup and also in that of the traveling Show business. He was the first man who ever called the railroad into service for the purpose Of moving a circus and menagerie. This significant step was taken in Opposition to the judgment Of his partner, P. T. Barnum, and in the face of the doubts and objections of the leading railroad officials of the country. But Mr. Coup's faith in the results Of this rapid transportation movement was firm, and he astonished Mr. Barnum and the entire public by the phenomenal success of this ven ture, which brought a rich harvest of money and reputation.

The project of building a permanent amuse ment palace in New York came to Mr. Coup in 1874. Under his supervision, and while Mr.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - William Cameron Coup


Published Date - August 30 2019

ISBN - 9780267624393

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.9 cm

Page Count - 297

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