Campbell's Cycle Works
Campbell's Cycle Works was an Australian manufacturer of bicycles , motorcycles and automobiles .
The company from Hobart originally made bicycles. 1900 began the production of automobiles under the direction of Archibald Campbell. The brand name was Campbell . 1912 ended production.
The first vehicle was created in 1901 . This was a steam car . The steam engine with two cylinders made 7 PS . The open body in Dos-à-dos form provided space for four people.
Around 1906, a vehicle with a gasoline engine .The last vehicle is dated to about 1912. This was a lightweight two-seater with an electric motor .
In April 1904, Archibald Campbell won a race in one of his cars against a locomotive on the route from Launceston to Hobart. With over 400 minutes for the 170 km, which corresponds to an average of 25.5 km / h.
Australian car manufacturers Tasmania; Australia from 1901 to 1912)