Thomas Topham’s Barrel Lift

Posted on Monday, December 17th, 2012 by John Wood

Thomas Topham: Barrel Lifting

Thomas Topham is known as the greatest strongman of the 18th century. Among his many incredible feats, on May 28th, 1741, by use of a harness, Topham lifted three barrels filled with water a combined weight of 1386 lbs.
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