Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus Boxcars

The Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus was formed by a merger of the Clyde Beatty and Cole Brothers circuses. A circus tent and "WORLD'S LARGEST" appears on the car sides. Variations noted are from the Kris Model Trains chapter of Greenberg's Guide to Kusan Trains.

Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus yellow and red boxcar with red doors

Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus boxcar; yellow; red roof and ends; blue lettering; elephant; sliding red plug doors; half ladders; 500 produced. Variation (B) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus yellow and red boxcar with blue doors and monkees

Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus boxcar; yellow; red roof and ends; blue lettering; monkees and elephant; sliding blue plug doors; half ladders. Variation (D) in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus yellow and red boxcar with blue doors and no monkees

Like variation (D) above, except no monkees. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus yellow and red boxcar with black doors

Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus boxcar; yellow; red roof and ends; black lettering; monkees and elephant; sliding black panel doors; half ladders. Variation (E) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's. Photo courtesy of the M. Smith collection.


Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus yellow and red boxcar with blue doors

Variation (E) in Greenberg's. Door color not specified in Greenberg's.
Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.


Kris Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus orange and silver boxcar

Variation not in Greenberg's. Photo and description courtesy of the B. Batt collection.

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