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The C. P. Kimball & Co.
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The Kimbal Electric Automobile was made by The C. P. Kimball & Co. in Chicago, Illinois from 1910 to 1913. This early Electric automobile was available in both two and four passenger versions.

The Electric motor operated on 60 volts, 32 amps and was rated at 10 horsepower. A full charge of the Exide battery lated 75 to 100 miles.

The motor drove the rear wheels by double chain, steering was by wheel and the car had soild rubber tires. Very few Kimball Electric cars were made.

1913 Kimball Electric
1913 Kimball Electric

The C. P. Kimball & Co. was a major carriage maker in the late 1800s and early 1900s. C. P. Kimball died in 1891 and his son Charles F. Kimball who promoted the idea of make carriages and Electric Automobiles. Unfortunately Charles F. Kimball passed away from heart disease in 1909 and his younger brother, Charles Porter Kimball II, assumed the presidency of the firm.

1905 Kimball Bodies and Tops
1905 Kimball Bodies and Tops

The sudden growth of the automobile business opened a new field for this coach builder, furnishing bodies and tops for the chassis of other American Automobile makers.

1908 Kimball Advertisement
1908 Kimball Advertisement

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Kimball Carriage Factory

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