Next to the Great Siberian Railway, the Deep Sea Divers, was a smaller concession that utilized real divers. Wearing huge metal suits inside a large aquarium adorned with propped and artistry, they appeared to be treasure hunters searching, for sunken wealth among dangerous sharks and sea (artificial).
Creatures. Edgar Cleary, a diver at the show made 4 dollars a day. This included cutting his air hose and fighting his way back to the surface. Cleary was said to be in the water close to 7 hours a day. Divers employed by the United States Diving Company explained methods of recovering and raising sunken ships. Divers working under water in a glass tank in full view of the audience appeared to search for hidden treasure.
A barker with sailors and a helmeted diver would 'help' convince visitors to enter the attraction, of course for a fee.