Watering trough


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Watering trough

Western movies almost always showed a watering trough in town for the thirsty horses of cowboys, but when rural families went to town in a wagon (still being done in some regions of the U.S. into the 1930s), their horses also needed water, and most small towns in agricultural areas had a horse-watering trough. The one shown was retired in the 1940s.
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So when Rubie arrived home (without an antique watering trough), her driving goal was to re-create the troughs that she had admired in the English gardens and to fill them with all sorts of plants.
The present building,mainly of the 13th century, is on the site of the original church founded by St Kentigern -also known as St Mungo -in AD560 Beneath the throne in the Presbytery is the burial place of Bishop William Morgan, translator of theBible into Welsh in 1588 The font was desecrated during the Civil War and used as a watering trough by Cromwell's soldiers,but is now much restored.
A horse watering trough which used to sit next to it is believed to have been melted down as part of the war effort during the 1940s.
Another account has it that the Huntsman was a Jew who would not suffer Jesus to drink out of a watering trough but pointed to some water in a hoofprint as good enough for " such an enemy of Moses.
Wood was used for heat and cooking, and water was hauled by the bucketsful from a spring fed watering trough in the barnyard.
We had to open the faucet and let the watering trough fill for the cattle, then shut it off.