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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


Initially a small, rural, weaving community, Springburn developed rapidly from the mid-19th century with the arrival of the railways.  Home to two major locomotive workshops, thousands came to work in the area, and Springburn grew to become part of the major Glasgow conurbation.

George Johnston and the Mo-Car Syndicate

Founder of the company that built Scotland’s first motor car. 

Mosesfield House, Belmont Road, Springburn, Glasgow.

1895 – 1896.