Edmonton Photo Caption: 0050.0900

Collage of 3 photos of elephants and destruction, with following cutline:

 

            “Fourteen elephants of the Sells-Floto circus stampeded Sunday afternoon and six of them took upon themselves the “freedom of the city,” one, “Mary,” being so naughty as to stay out all night.  Picture No. 1 shows the commencement of the stampede.  Before it started both wagons had been going in the same direction.  No. 2 shows damage done to the chicken coops at the general hospital, and No. 3 shows a fence on a 112th street property wrecked when the pachyderms tried to run between it and the house.”

0050.0900: Edmonton Photo Caption

Fourteen elephants stampede, with six rampaging through Edmonton city, one staying loose all night.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  August 3, 1926
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Edmonton Bulletin
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

elephants circus stampede wagons damage hospital pachyderms

Subjects:

Cities arrow Edmonton AB arrow Events arrow Circusesarrow
Cities arrow Edmonton AB arrow Events arrow Elephant Stampedearrow

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