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HMS Barham
View of the after barbettes on the upper deck of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Forth Railway Bridge Construction
Photograph of the view of south central girder [extending from Inchgarvie cantilever] taken from Queensferry cantilever, showing the gap that needs to be connected between the two. Jubilee crane is in use on the girder.

Colliery roadway, 1950s-1960s
Photograph of a colliery roadway.

HMS Repulse
View of the main deck forward showing the base of the conning tower and A and B barbettes on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Railway departure board
Platform departure board, Montrose

British airborne troops in action in Arnhem, 1944
Photograph of British paratroops taking cover in a shell hole during the battle for Arnhem in September 1944. Codenamed Operation Market Garden, the allies withdrew after a stubborn eight-day battle which saw the death of over 7000 British paratroopers.

Typists at Lauriston House, c 1963
Photograph of four female typist in an office at Lauriston House, National Coal Board Scottish Divisional Offices.

HMAS Australia (402)
Head-on view of the after superstructure and main mast taken from the quarter deck of the Indefatigable-Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank with ropes coiled on the deck.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the main mast, aft barbette and stern and with the M Class destroyer HMS Narborough moored behind.