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James Stirling and Co

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James Stirling and Company of East Foundry and Victoria Foundry, Dundee

Established as the Dundee Foundry Co around 1800 for the production of iron castings. Later steam engines and ships machinery were manufactured

James Stirling (1800-1876) became an engineer and later manager at the Dundee Foundry

1834 First locomotive produced

1843 The company was taken over by Gourlay, Mudie and Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816