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Albion

Albion Motors was a Scottish automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer. It was founded in 1899 as Albion Motor Car Company Ltd and had its headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland. In 1951 Albion was taken over by Leyland. On the change of Leyland to British Leyland the name Albion was dropped. In 1987 it changed name again to Leyland-Daf (after the Dutch take-over). In 1993 a management buy-out brought the name Albion back, Albion Automotive, however in 1998 the company changed hands again and is now owned by Detroit based American Axle & Manufacturing manufacturing parts for the automotive industry.

Albion's slogan was "Sure as the Sunrise", I suppose that is reflected in their logo....

There are some photos of lovely old-timer Albions on the Fire Engine site.
1923 Hotchkiss fire truck This photo was taken at the ACT museum of fire it is an old decommisied fire station and is open on ...
Albion Fire engine Albion fire engine, seen here on the Odiham 2005 show.
Hotchkiss & Albion pumpers, Canberra, Australia Here's another classic photo of fire appliances and firefighters. This photo of Canberra Fire Brigad...
Front view of Caversham Road 1977 Taken at caversham road 1977
Albion Pilkington Glass DJ 9027 This well known Albion appliance ex Pilkington Glass reg DJ 9027 was on the 'rally scene' for many y...
Pilkington Glass Albion Fire engine A rear shot of the same Albion appliance DJ 9027, see also picture #16461 taken summer 2006
Albion Merryweather TL This picture was taken at Odiham Fire Show August 2009 and shows Alan Greenwoods TL ex Wimbledon CPE...
Albion Carmicheal WT/L taken whilst station at Alyth in perthshire in the late seventies, was used as a reserve then a spar...
Albion Fire Engine This was its first time out since being fully restored by Mick Paull of Odiham Hampshire.I took this...
1934 Albion Merryweather This is a 1934 Albion/Merryweather of States of Jersey Fire Service it entered service in 1935 at St...
Old Albion Jersey Motor Heritage Museum 1934 Albion, of the States of Jersey Fire Service. St.Helier Brigade. Taken in the Jersey Motor He...

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