Musée de la batellerie et des voies navigables

the haulers

the haulers

Hauling by men only disapeared completely in the second half of the twentieth century. Sculptor Louis Hertig (Besançon 1880-1958) emphasizes the efforts made by the haulers when they go under a bridge or when hauling a boat into a lock. The sculptor also wanted the details to be very realistic, such as the ‘bricoles’, the […]