Al G. Barnes Circus, in United States, was founded in 1900.
Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse was born in Ontario, Canada 1862. The circus was sold in 1929 for $1,000,000 to an eastern syndicate, who operated the American Circus Corporation.
1927-1938: Al. G. Barnes winterquarters were located in Balwin Park.
1929: (Elephant boss: Joseph Metcalf) 10 asian elephants, among them the bulls Tusko, Black Diamond, Vance,