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24 Apr 2013

Heavy Lifting At Beach Bandshell

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This is another photo by Loyd Sandgren that he took of Jacksonville’s Olympic Weightlifter Joe Dube’ putting on a demonstration for a crowd at the old bandshell at Jacksonville Beach.  Probably shot in the 1960’s.  This was from a group of photographs owned by Joe Dube’ that were shot by Sandgren who covered Dube’ before […]

18 Jan 2013

Gator Weight Lifter, 1960’s

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This is a photo from a group of Loyd Sandgren’s photographs that Olympic Weight Lifter Joe Dube‘ shared with me from his personal collection.  He said that teams from around the state used to travel and compete in the 1960’s and this was one of the lifters from The University of Florida.  He’s got the […]

10 Aug 2012

The Teen Years, Weightlifter Joe Dube’

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When I first made contact with Joe Dube’ he told me that after Loyd Sandgren passed away someone delivered an envelope of photographic prints to him at his office in the Independent Life building from Loyd.  There was only one print of Joe that I have seen in the roughly 15,000 images in the Sandgren […]

07 Aug 2012

Olympic Weightlifter Joe Dube’ Sr.

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I recently had the privilege of meeting Joe Dube’ Sr. who won a Bronze Medal as a Heavyweight Weightlifter in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics.  Dube’ grew up and trained in Jacksonville setting records as a Junior Weightlifter before setting his sights on the Olympics. I showed him this particular photo that Loyd Sandgren had […]

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More