This month’s cover is a collage of pictures taken in 1960 of the colorful Royal American Shows’ wagons. Location was Davenport, Iowa. From the Editor’s collection.


  • Building The World’s Largest Railroad Midway
  • Amusements of America Returning for the 178th Annual Saratoga County Fair
  • Chance Ride Mfg. Introduces Portable Double Decker Carousel
  • Powers Great American Midways Adding New Rides
  • 2019 Route Listings
  • Smith and Smith & the Chair Plane that Became a Carnival Icon
  • World of Wonders Shows Transitions to a Free Show Under New Owner
  • Teardown Tragedy
  • That’s The Way I Remember It...

Plus – The Back End, Blasts from the Past, Headlines of Yesteryear, CARNIVAL Now Booking, and CARNIVAL Classifieds