Bills horse troughs

Welcome to Bills Horse troughs

This web site is dedicated to the memories of Annis and George Bills. They showed so much love and care for animals when money was short in the years of the Great Depression. They financed drinking troughs in many regional towns throughout Australia to relieve the suffering of animals.

From my travels and with thanks to a network of interested people, I have collected photos from over 310 locations where Bills Horse troughs can be still found today. Open the location list in this web site for their locations.

These Bills Horse Troughs are monuments which remind us of years gone by when horses were the main way to travel.

All the troughs bear a inscribed terrazzo name plate on the fascia plate Donated by George and Annis Bills Australia. With the event of the motor vehicles the usefulness of the troughs waned. No troughs…

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