Horses were used extensively to extract timber from forests until the 1960s. 1970s and the weight off the timber governed the number of horses used. The logs were dragged to remove them from the forest to stacking sites. Really large logs were slung under a pole arch to raise the log from the. Ground allowing the horse to extract greater weights. Machines saw the gradual demise of the heavy horse but they can still be. Used economically for short hauls and in environmentally sensitive areas. As they do a lot less damage than machinery. In this figurine by the Master. Sculptor Ray Ayres the horse is having to drag the load uphill and across. A drainage channel that has been temporarily filled with loose timber, before. It can be taken down via an easier route. This is a large model at a height. Of 7 in or 1 cm and length of 18i n or 46 cm. It is in excellent condition including. The ropes and chains and the fastenings, it is clean and fresh and will be. A Limited Edition also with the Certificate. Please view my extensive BFA. The item “Border Fine Arts Logging Model No B0700 Limited Edition 363/1750 Classic Coll” is in sale since Thursday, May 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Decorative Ornaments & Plates\Border Fine Arts”. The seller is “john09082012″ and is located in Crook. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Type: Border Fine Arts
- Options: The Classic Collection.
- Boxed / Unboxed: Unboxed