The Hoorid Lorries prototype: The Foden Lorry

Correspondent Paul Darcourt suggests that the Horrid Lorries are based on Foden lorries, once a common sight around railway yards. Looking at these pics of old Fodens, he may be right!

Collector's Corner:
Classic ERTL models of the engines' antagonists: Horrid Lorries Nos. 1, 2 and 3
ERTL Lorry on flatbed ERTL Horrid Lorry no.2 ERTL Horrid Lorry no.3
LC Wooden Lorry from Amazon UK and US LC Take-along Lorry from Amazon UK and US
Learning Curve Wooden Lorry Learning Curve Take-Along Horrid Lorry