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Old 09-29-2016, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Elendil's Heir View Post
There are still a few of these around, for niche/artisanal markets or at historic sites, but as professions they're largely obsolete:

blacksmith
groom (cared for horses)
cooper (barrelmaker)
teamster (in the original sense - one who drove teams of horses)
muleskinner (ditto, but for mules)
Coopers are hardly obsolete. With the world-wide boom in whisk(e)y production, the occupation is in greater demand today than it has been in a century.