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Thomas Edington and Sons of Phoenix Iron Works, Glasgow
1804 Established, perhaps the first true ornamental ironfounders in Glasgow.
c.1820 Thomas' son James established the Eagle Foundry, which was the origin of McDowall Steven and Co’s Milton Foundry and Ironworks.
1840-1 Built four locomotives (2-2-2) for the Glasgow, Paisley, Kilmarnock and Ayr Railway
1844 David Law became a partner
1857 On the death of the last surviving partner, Law became sole proprietor of the works.
1862 Railway chairs and sleepers at London Exhibition.