Taskers Little Giant sn 1296 known as The Horses Friend was built in 1902. The engine was ordered on behalf of two ladies who bought it to assist hauling heavy loads up a steep hill in London. This was done to relive the strain on the horses use at that time to move most goods about.

Tasker Little Giant sn 1296 The Horses Friend reg BY 160 at Southport 09 - IMG 7564

The tiny Taskers Little Giant road loco The Horses Friend at Riverside Steam and Vintage Rally in 2009, at Southport, Lancashire

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For company history, see Taskers of Andover.


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