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Our river systems here in Australia were used as a primary source of transportation many years ago, one of the frequent problems with this however was the constant threat of drought, the lower the water levels receded the more sandbanks were raised,sometimes paddle steamers would be stuck for months until the water levels rose enough for them to contunue on………unless of course a lucky skipper found a farmer with a couple of working horses to free them from their predicament

No.9 in my Working horse series ,all my own pictures, the Avoca River , Bundoora Working Horse Demonstation,the Pevensy Echuca {remamed to Avoca} and thats my partner doing the driving !
Layered aned DP PSE6 ,pictures taken on a Canon 60D


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clydesdale, horse, foal, draught horse, heavy horse, river boat, paddlesteamer, echuca

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  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...about 3 years ago

    all so beautiful Trish, MAGNIFICENT AND SO TRUE MY FRIEND ALWAYS ALL LOVE n.J.

  • Thank you so very much dear Normaje for your lovely comment x

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  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful peaceful image, just so lovely Trudi xx

  • Hi Pauline and thank you very much for your lovely comment and for taking a look :-) xx

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  • Sarah Couzens
    Sarah Couzensabout 3 years ago

    Lovely setting, and your horses are gorgeous.

  • Thank you so very much Sarah for your great comment

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  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkabout 3 years ago

    Nicely put together Trudi. Thanks for the story too.

  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 3 years ago

    Your work in this series is fabulous Trudi, so beautifully done, a lot of work, love them :o)x

  • louisegreen
    louisegreenabout 3 years ago

    Another great addition to the series – well done! :-)

  • Diana-Lee Saville
    Diana-Lee Savilleabout 3 years ago

    keep em coming :))

  • Druidstorm
    Druidstormabout 3 years ago

    Elemental beauty of power and dream! Amazing artwork Trudi! Bravo!!!…)o(

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyabout 3 years ago

    What else can I say ! – another stunning image Trudi – just love it !!

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisabout 3 years ago

    Thank You Trudi for showing us this beautiful and historic photo/write-up of the way it was,,,,,Rick

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