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Caledon Motors

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April 1916.
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1919. 4-ton 40hp. Exhibit at Glasgow Museum of Transport.
January 1920.
February 1921.

Caledon Industrial Motor Vehicles were built at the firm's Duke Street works. Run by the Tainsh family

See Scottish Commercial Cars for the origin of the company

1915 Selling the Caledon, a bonneted chain-driven four-wheel lorry with a Dorman engine

Later built heavier trucks with engines from Buda and Hercules

1920-23 Built around twenty 11.9hp cars designed by Sam Gilchrist

1924 Launched the first ever 10-ton rigid six-wheel with 20ft long body

1926 November. Company acquired by Richard Garrett and Sons.[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1926/11/05