From the archives: Tammy Cunningham rides around the midway getting employment information from carnival workers who were hired on locally to work the Tennessee State Fair. It may surprise some to know that a large percentage of spot-help employees returned year after year to either work the fair or visit friends and family.
Two Victorian sideshow performers boxing - the fat man and the thin man. .
Skywheel, from the doghouse.
Ruthie takes a break on Saturday night at the fair.
Mike and Trish wait at the Skywheel for a generator to arrive, on set-up day at the Tennessee State Fair. (from the archives)
Carnival Chairs a.k.a. Road Chairs, Pairs of Chairs and “Put that chair back where you found it, asshole.” (Don’t ask, I’m making it up as I go.)