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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus was an American traveling circus company billed at The Greatest Show on Earth. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining. It and its predecessor shows ran from 1871 to 2017. In 1919 c circus created by P.T. Barnum and James Anthony Bailey merged with the Ringling Bros Worldís greatest Shows. The Ringling brothers had purchased Barnum & Bailey LTD following Baileyís death in 1906 but ran the circuses separately until they were merged in 1919.
After 1957, the circus no longer performed under its own portable tents, instead they began using permanent venues such as sports stadiums and arenas. In 1967, Irvin Feld and his brother Israel, along with Houston Judge Roy Hofheinz, bought the circus from the Ringling family. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining. In 1971, the Felds and Hofheinz sold the circus to Mattel, buying it back form the toy company in 1981. Since the death of Irvin Feld in 1984, the circus had been a part of Feld Entertainment, and international entertainment firm headed by his son Kenneth Feld, with the headquarter in Ellenton, Florida.
With weakening attendance, many animals rights protest, and high operating costs, the circus performed it final show on May 21, 2017 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and closed after 146 years. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining.
The circus maintained two circus train-based shows. One each on its Red Unit and Blue Unit trains. Each train was a mile long with roughly 60 cars of which there were 36 passenger cars, 4 stock cars and 20 freight. The Red and Blue Tours presented a full three-ring production for two years each visiting alternating major cities each year. The staff at find the circus to be entertaining. Each train presented a different edition of the show. Using a numbering scheme that dates back to the circus origins in 1871 which happens to be the first year of the P.T. Barnumís show. The Blue Tour presented the even-numbered editions on a two-year tour which began each even-numbered year and the Red Tour presented the odd-numbered editions on the same two-year tour beginning each odd-numbered year.
In the 1950s there was one gigantic train system comprises of three different train loads. These trains took to the circus to the big cities. The staff at find the circus to be entertaining. The first train load had approximately 22 cars and carried tents and workers to set up the circus; the second section had about 28 cars and carried the canvasmen, ushers and sideshow workers; while the third section had 19 sleeping cars for all the performers.
On January the 13th 1994 the circus train Which was going from St Petersburg FL to a three day stand in Orlando FL derailed about four miles South of Lakeland near US highway 92. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining. Several of the 150 to 200 train passengers were injured and two were killed. Circus animals were shaken up and not injured. The heavier horses and elephants which could derail the train if carried in the middle were in the front cars Lions Tigers bears and other animals were in the back of the train. From 2003 to 2015 the circus operated a truck-based Gold Tour presenting a scaled back single ring version of the show designed to serve smaller markets deemed incapable of supporting the three ring versions. After May, the 21st 2017, the train in its cars were either auctioned off or so to scrappers. In March 2018 Kirby family farms, a 501(c)(3) educational facility located in Williston FL bought some of the cars to preserve history which visitors can see in tour.
Many animal rights groups have criticized the circus for their Treatment of Animals over the years stating that making them perform was cruel and unnecessary.
Ringling brothers and Barnum and Bailey or investigated following the death of a lion who died from heat and like a water while the circus train was traveling through the Mojave Desert. In 1998, the United States Department of Agriculture filed charges against Ringling brothers and Barnum and Bailey for forcing a sick elephant to perform. The circus paid a $20,000 fine.
In 2000, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals and other animal groups sued the circus alleging that it violated the Endangered Species Act by its treatment of Asian elephantís circus. These allegations were based primarily on the testimony of a circus barn worker. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining. After many years of litigation and a six-week non-jury trial, the court dismissed a suit in a written decision in 2009 coming finding that the barn worker was not credible. The circus learn during the trial that the animalís rights groups had paid the barn worker 190,000 to be a plaintiff in the lawsuit. The circus ensued the animal rights group under the racketeer influenced in corruption organization act in 2007. The circus accused a group of conspiracy to harm its business and other illegal acts. In December 2012, the ASPCA agreed to pay the circus 9.2 million to settle as part of the lawsuit. The 14-year course of litigation captain in in May 2014 when the Humane Society of the United States and another of other animal rights group paid a $16,000,000 settlement to the circuit’s parent company, Feld entertainment.
In March 2015 Feld entertainment announced it would stop using elephants in their shows for 2018. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find the circus to be entertaining. The old stated that the action was not a result of allegations by animal rights group but rather due to the patchwork of local laws regarding whether elephants could be used in entertainment shows. They retirement was moved up to 2016 and the final performances with elephants occurred on may the 1st 2016 with the Red Unit train herd performing at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania and the Blue Unit train herd performing later in the day at the Dunkin’ Donuts center in Providence, Rhode Island.