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1917
The Derrick Brothers

The Derrick Brothers

Here’s a couple of strong men you’ve never heard of: The Derrick Brothers, who came all the way from Brussels, Belgium to perform this feat twice a day at the Nebraska State Fair in 1917. The Derricks also performed with the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus.

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Sailor Jim White: The Human Link

Sailor Jim White: The Human Link

Here’s a rare one that you probably haven’t seen before: “Sailor” Jim White, Champion Strong Man of The Navy, performs “The Human Link” feat in front of a crowd in Boston, circa 1917. Three lads per side couldn’t budge the brawny fireman. This performance was done to...

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Tag:
1917
The Derrick Brothers

The Derrick Brothers

Here’s a couple of strong men you’ve never heard of: The Derrick Brothers, who came all the way from Brussels, Belgium to perform this feat twice a day at the Nebraska State Fair in 1917. The Derricks also performed with the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus.

read more
Sailor Jim White: The Human Link

Sailor Jim White: The Human Link

Here’s a rare one that you probably haven’t seen before: “Sailor” Jim White, Champion Strong Man of The Navy, performs “The Human Link” feat in front of a crowd in Boston, circa 1917. Three lads per side couldn’t budge the brawny fireman. This performance was done to...

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