Records of Dubs and Lorimer, engineering firm, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Negatives c.1880s-1890s
  • Prints c.1880s-1890s
  • Photographic plates and papers c.1880s-1890s

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Dubs, the founder of Dubs & Co , Glasgow, was born in Germany in 1816  . He established Dubs & Co, the locomotive engineering company, in 1863  and produced many locomotives. Dubs died in 1876  , and the firm was managed by William Lorimer until the company merged with Neilson Reid & Co Ltd, and Sharp Stewart & Sons Ltd in 1903 to form the North British Locomotive Works.


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Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 20 December 2004

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