Because horse power was the main mode of transport in rural areas until the First World War, country towns provided blacksmiths for shoeing the horses, wheelwrights and carriage-makers, and saddlers and harness-makers.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 1/2-061756; F
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