Horses on board

An ad from the Freeman’s Journal of 11 September 1876 provides a snippet of information about horse haulage on the Royal Canal, with a point that I cannot recall seeing anywhere else about Irish waterways. Here’s a French example and here’s an American from this excellent page.

2 responses to “Horses on board

  1. great American page alright.i see they got a picture of belmont lock in there.

  2. Yes: reproduced with my permission. bjg

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