Teaching Solon

“Now remember son, the first thing you have to learn is how to clean up after the elephant”….notice that Solon is hiding the shovel so it doesn’t show in the photo.

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Ivan and Shorty

Shorty was a very popular elephant. This photo was taken by a circus fan that was visiting Henry Bros. circus at Legend City.

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Solon and Shorty

During the summer of 1978, Henry Bros, traveled with Space Age Amusement. This photo was taken in Helena, Montana.  Later that fall we were back at Legend City, Tempe AZ.

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Henry’s Petting Zoo

Henry Bros. also had a petting zoo at Legend City. This is Blanco, one of many animals that were featured.

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Mary Henry Spinning Plates

This photo was taken at The Paris Inn Night Club where USO shows were put on for the Military in San Diego, CA … 1940s.

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The General

Mr. Rubin Noel did special events at Legend City.

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Dandy, One of the Spots

Dandy would even surprise me with how high he could jump.

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A 1000 and One Spots

The Legend City performing dalmatians.

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Another Bow

I remember we did 8 shows that 4th, not only Shorty, but chimps and dogs as well. We opened Legend City at 12 noon and stayed open until 1:30 am. My two sons, Solon and Gabe, worked the acts with me all day.

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Ivan and Shorty

1978 Logan, Utah.  Henry Bros. Circus in conjunction with Spaceage Amusement. Pictured here are Ivan and his elephant Shorty having some fun.

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