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Farming scene, Easter Ross
Tain Museum Image Library
Farming scene, Easter Ross

We have no details about this interesting scene of haystacks and horseteams. Can anyone provide any information?
Picture added on 11 March 2004
Comments:
I don't know where this is specifically but my grandfather John Urquhart of the Loans of Tullich (nr Fearn) had a team of shire horses on his farm and he won many cups and medals for ploughing and other farm related competitions at the shows in Dingwall, Tain etc. We have a photo of him wearing very similar clothing to the man on the end but this photos is a wee bit far off for me to see him, but there is a boy 3rd one along who is extremely similar to my father as a boy, Dad used to tell me how the soap flakes were saved up to wash the horses feathers around their feet before a show and how he and his brother David and sister Mhairi had to put linseed oil on the harnesses and buff them til they shone. (As were his Sunday boots)
Added by Carole Urquhart James on 04 October 2013
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