Saturday, January 22, 2011

Ringling Minature Circus Come On In

The miniature circus contains 8 main tents,
152 wagons, 1300 performers and workers,
800 animals and a 57 car train.
Plus many tiny little visitors and there cars and trucks.

It occupies 3800 square feet in Tibbals Learning Center



Here is the entrance, drive that sweet little truck right on in.

Drive slow and you can see the elephants bathing in the pond. click on photos to enlarge for details

Why don't elephants like to ride on railways?
don't worry about parking, lots of it here
there is the fire truck, just in case it is needed

Look at the ceiling and you can see it is two stories high and imagine this giagantic miniature circus, this is the main entrance to the tiny circus and is crowded with perfect tiny people

Get your tickets the show is about to start tomorrow

why do elephants hate riding on a train?
They hate leaving their trunks in the baggage car.

15 comments:

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Hi Sandra, we may have to see if this place is on our route when we take our Florida road trip in late spring. We have been to setups like this - only those were train displays in PA and NJ - this pne looks like great fun even though we're not circus fans. BTW, the one-liners about living in a small town are SO true cause the town we live in now had about 500 people and folks DO wave to traffic going by - at least Grenville does every time we go out walking!

Snapper II said...

Great account of the pieces in the mineature circus. You did a good job of showing the vast size of the total display. Great photos.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That is a very impressive display.

S. Etole said...

What a fascinating project this must have been to work on.

photowannabe said...

What a fantastic, amazing miniature display. I would love to see this in person. Thanks for all the detail.

Ann said...

Fabulous. I so want to go to the circus now. OUCH, that would hurt leaving your trunk in the baggage compartment if you were an elephant :)

Ginny said...

This is amazing! The first, fourth, and fifth look so real I would have thought they were the real thing. I see you have another post bllow, I'll pop down. I love the elephant bathing!

George said...

This miniature circus contains so much detail that it is absolutely amazing. I can hardly wait for the show.

Chatty Crone said...

Extremely impressive - thanks for sharing it with us to learn all about it.

sandie

SquirrelQueen said...

I'm like Ginny, I enlarged the photos and some of them looked so real.

The elephants my not like riding on the trains but it could be worst if they flew and had to have their trunks searched!

Stacey Dawn said...

Wow....some of this miniatures look so realistic!

Kilauea Poetry said...

I ended up in the Mountains today..still driving (not me)..but I thought I wouldn't have reception. These are cool..wow, so real looking! Thanks for the tour..I don't recall going to a circus this big..nice job-

DawnTreader said...

Amazing detail with all those little people and everything...

srp said...

How do you view this... is it out in the open? I wonder how they ever repair things without knocking stuff down.

Debby@Just Breathe said...

I should just share your posts.....