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Folder - Bills horse troughs

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
7 pages
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Object Registration
04989
Keywords
water trough, bills horse trough, george bills
Historical information
Photocopies of articles, some unsourced relating to the genral history of the Bills horse troughs. "Bills horse troughs are watering troughs that were manufactured in Australia and installed to provide relief for working horses in the first half of the twentieth century. The troughs were financed by a trust fund established through the will of George Bills. A total of around 700 troughs were distributed by the trust in Australia and 50 in several other countries" - Wikipedia

There is a trough locally situated on Main Road, Research
Made By
Bill Baverstock (Author), The Weekly Times (Publisher), Boroondara Bulletin (Publisher), Laura Cochrane (Author), Wendy Monger (Author)
Last updated
11 Jul 2020 at 6:00PM