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   Steve Trotter, the ninth person to go over the Horseshoe Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Steve Trotter, the ninth person to go over the Horseshoe Falls
Creator  Unknown
Type  Still Image
Collection  General Photograph Collection
Extent  3.5" by 4"
Medium (f)  Colour photograph
Notes  Steve Trotter, a 22 year old part-time bartender from Barrington, Rhode Island went over the Horseshoe Falls on August 18, 1985. His device was made of 2 plastic pickle barrels surrounded by large innertubes and covered by taraplin. This photo shows Trotter and his device by the Maid of the Mist dock after his successful plunge.plunge. The Niagara Falls Review said "Trotter emerged from his home-made rubber barrel moments after making the 55 metre (180 feet drop) at 8:03 a.m.. Mr. Trotter was uninjured except for a small scratch on his right arm..."
Provenance  Unknown
Date Copyrighted  August 18, 1985.
Subject  Stunts and Stunters
Place Name  Niagara Falls (waterfall)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  361652
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 735px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2012-03-14
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D50193  Colour photograph     

 

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