Continuing on from his first book ‘Threshing Days’ William Alderson documents the development of his families land drainage business in Yorkshires scenic North Riding.
From the day to day activities, to the specialist tools, machinery and infrastructure involved, along with the history of the industry from the earliest crude horseshoe ‘pots’ to the modern perforated plastic pipe laid today using the latest laser guided machinery.
A fascinating insight into the world of land drainage with labour-intensive days, mud and machines, along with the tools and the skills that have been handed down from one generation to another.
- 144 pages
- Black & white and Colour Photographs Throughout
- Softback book
- 240mm x 205mm