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A large cock horse pulling a horse tram up Derby Road
Nottingham City Council
Spencer, Higson and Co
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Cock horses waited at a stand near the old pot market at the Beastmarket Hill end of Market Square. The cock horse would wait to take the next tram up Derby Road. Two horses could pull trams easily on the flat, but it required the assistance of another heavier horse to pull them up the steep incline of Derby Road.