For To Do the Country Good: The Working Horse in West Central Scotland

Roberts, David. For To Do the Country Good: The Working Horse in West Central Scotland. Glasgow: Strathkelvin District Libraries and Museum 1987. 96p, many photos and old ills. New paperbound. ** Detailed regional study of horses at work in west central Scotland from the 18th century into the 1920s (and into the 1950s for the coal mine pit ponies). Covers the use of horses and ponies in farming, transport (canals, railways, stagecoaches, and other vehicles), mines and quarries, cleaning and public services, armed forces, mounted police, fire, and ambulance. Clydesdales are treated in passing. Item #4658

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