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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