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Vulcan Foundry, Washington Street, Glasgow.
Robert Napier extended his operations to marine engineering at the Camlachie Foundry. Business having prospered there, he then acquired the larger and more convenient Vulcan Foundry in Washington Street.
1850 Alexander Carnegie Kirk began a 5-year apprenticeship at the Vulcan Foundry.