Daredevils of Niagara Falls

October 24th 1901 Annie Taylor was the first person to conquer the falls in a barrel. After climbing inside her airtight wooden barrel, the air pressure was compressed to 30 p.s.i. with a bicycle pump. Though bruised and battered Annie made it, she expected fame and fortune. ¬†Annie died in poverty. July 25th 1911 The … Continue reading Daredevils of Niagara Falls