Digging Ditches

Bert Aikman>UIS Collection A's>UIS Collection, Segment 18

Digging Ditches,

duration 02:04
Bert describes how ditches were dug co-operatively by a group of farmers who needed their land drained. He describes 2 methods for dredging ditches, with a derrick & a horse-powered windlass on a platform & with a true dredge-boat.