THIS BLOG IS DEDICATED TO MY TWIN BROTHER, BILL DYKES (1943-1995). WE WERE NOT ONLY BROTHERS BUT PARTNERS IN BUSINESS AND BEST FRIENDS!AND TO ALL THE "BUTCHERS" THAT HAVE PASSED ON TO THE BIG LOT IN THE SKY!
Well Today is the last day at Bloomsburg. Bill and I spent many pleasant years playing this fair and have a lot of friends that live in Bloomsburg and have stands at the fair. So as kind of a salute to the BLOOMSBUG FAIR I it was only apporiate to present a day of posts from the fair. I hope you enjoy them and if you will start down at part 1 and work your way up to part 4. Thanks, Dick
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In later years Bill and I became friends with Lee Bradley and his wife Hazel on the Hoxie Show in 1961. Lee had the side show and He and His wife Hazel presented a riding mechanic/bare back act in the main show. Later on Hazel had age & weight stands.