From about 1912 until 1950, Mountain Park was a coal mining town, producing steam coal for the railroads. Today it is a ghost town.
The man and boy are showing off the goat and cart. A woman on the porch is holding up a painting.
In 1891, the Great Shearers Strike was held in Barcaldine under the boughs of The Tree Of Knowledge. The event led to the formation of the Australian Labor Party. The streets in the town are all named after species of trees.
“Boy, dog and woman enjoying each other’s company,” Tallahassee, Florida, ca. 1910, via Florida Memory (State Library and Archives of Florida) on flickr.
This is a small circus. I love the bench in the back bending under the weight of the plants.
(You can enlarge the image by clicking on it.)