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1864 Henry Dübs set up in business on his own as the Glasgow Locomotive Works at Queens Park, taking a number of key staff with him from Neilson and Co. This became a very successful locomotive manufacturing company.
Later became Dubs and Co
1866 Dubs and Co became one of the first companies to employ women as tracers in their drawing offices.
1867 Dubs and Co began building locomotives for export. Initially orders were received from India, Europe, Russia and later New Zealand and China, while still building a significant reputation in the domestic market.