Madelvic Car Factory  -  Granton

Kingsburgh Motor Co

1898-1900

A Kingsburgh car built at Granton             1900-02

A Kingsburgh car  built at the former Madelvic Car Factory, Granton, 1900-02

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Robert Grieves Collection and to Argyll Publishing

 

Kingsburgh Motor Co

Madelvic Motor Company built their car factory at West Shore Road, Granton and there they began building their electric cars in 1898.  However Madelvic went bankrupt in 1900 and were taken over by Kingsburgh Motor Co.

Kingsburgh Motor Co, themselves  survived for only two years before being taken over by Stirling Motor Company in 1905.

Above is a small car produced by Kingsburgh Motor Co.

Acknowledgements

1. Stranger on the Shore  [James Gracie].  Argyll Publishing, 2003.    2.  Wikipedia web site

 

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