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Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of a group of four riveters at work with a hydraulic riveting machine on the Forth Railway Bridge.

HMS Barham
View from above of the progress on the superstructure on the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View from the side of one of the massive timber poppets on the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham on the day of the launch at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

U-boat attack in transatlantic convoy 1943
Photograph of an attack by British coastal Command aeroplanes on a German U-boat in an Atlantic convoy. The U boat can be seen half submerged with the crew apparent on the conning tower.

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of Michael Sullivan, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow

Sea boring tower in the Forth, 1955
Photograph of a National Coal Board sea boring tower in Firth of Forth.

The Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner The Empress of Britain on the River Clyde leaving Clydebank
Photograph of the Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner The Empress of Britain on the river Clyde leaving Clydebank escorted by tugboats.

Carbost, Isle of Skye
A photograph of a group of travellers on Pier Road, Carbost, Isle of Skye.