Links

Below is a list of links to other sites containing more information about Billy Burke and his amazing toothpick carnivals. If you know of other related sites that should be listed here, please use our Contact Us page to let us know. Thanks!

All Day - Interesting article chronicling the life of Billy Burke, from his days at Folsom Prison and how that led him to pursue his passion for crafting carnival attractions out of toothpicks.

Atlas Obscura - Fascinating article about Billy Burke and his amazing toothpick carnivals, including photos, stories of his time at Folsom Prison, and personal anecdotes provided by son John.

"Folsom Prison" 2008 book by Jim Brown - Contains photos of Billy Burke's inmate card and the 6-foot toothpick ferris wheel now housed in the prison's museum. Published 2008, archive located on Google Books.

Folsom Prison Museum Official Site - This is the official website of the Folsom Prison Museum provides a complete history of Folsom Prison as well as a collection of photos from then and now.

Musee Mecanique - This interesting museum located near Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco is the current home of the miniature "Toothpick Fantasy" coin-operated toothpick carnival, built by Billy Burke.

Ripley's Believe It Or Not - Long known for its connection to all things bizarre, Ripley's Believe It Or Not welcomes Billy Burke's toothpick carnival to the fold in this feature article.

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