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Sand mould, Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of men working on a giant sand mould at the Carron Works near Falkirk. The furrows in the sand are shaped to make iron bars, and there are furnace towers in the background.

Blairhall Colliery bing, 1939
Photograph of coal bing at Blairhall Colliery.

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of two men and a boy on temporary wooden staging suspended 360 feet above the sea, riveting the thickest pieces of metal on the bridge together at the top of a cantilever.

E35 (submarine)
View of the interior of the bridge of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts

Kitchen staff in canteen, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female kitchen staff at work in the canteen at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Scottish Parliament and the Darien Scheme
Minutes of the Scottish Parliament condemning the English Parliament's involvement in the failure of the Company of Scotland's colonial adventure in Darien, Panama.

Tay Bridge disaster telegram
Telegram message sent from Dundee advising station staff in Edinburgh of Tay Bridge collapse: "Terrible accident on Bridge one or more of high girders blown down - am not sure as to the safety of last train down from Edinb[urgh] will advise further as soon as can be obtained".

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of David Millar, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow.

HMS Barham
View of the first Babcock and Wilcox 3-drum boiler being lifted from the shipyard floor into the hull of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.