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Harnessed: Colliery Horses in Wales

Harnessed: Colliery Horses in Wales (Paperback)

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Colliery horses and pit ponies once powered the coal mining industry. Yet feelings were strong about their use: animal lovers called their use 'inhumane' while the mine owners claimed they were 'pampered pets'. In this book original, historic photographs and miners themselves reveal in their own words what the horses' lives were really like. The book reveals the suffering and injuries, but also tells us how miners bravely - sometimes fatally - attempted rescues from underground disasters. We learn how the horses lived, worked - and died. Above all, we learn of the close working bond that existed between the miners and these fascinating animals.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsIndustrialisation & industrial history Publisher: Llyfrau Amgueddfa Cymru/ National Museum Wales Books Publication Date: 10/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9780720005912  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ceri Thompson is the Curator (Coal Industry) at Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales

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