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of Kentish Town, London
1890 Hoping for a large scale expansion of electric traction on the existing horse-drawn tramways, Immisch and Co, together with the Electric Traction Co chaired by Viscount Bury, sold themselves to the General Electric Power and Traction Co.
1894 The company foundered due to its reliance on applying rechargeable batteries for traction, with their high costs of maintenance in a small installation. The company was overcapitalized and was wound up in 1894.