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Coal refuse dump, Fife, 1937
Photograph of railway wagons and track at a new dump being made on football pitch at Buckhaven, Fife, for coal washery refuse from the Wellesley Colliery.

HMS Repulse
View of the starboard forward poppet of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank with a saddletank steam locomotive alongside.

Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony 29 April 1988
Photograph of HRH Prince Charles and Princess Diana with Malcolm Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, touring the Glasgow Garden Festival site during the official opening ceremony on 29 April 1988 with a policeman and crowd looking on.

HMS Barham
View of the bow stem (NOT STERN!) shortly after erection of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the bow from the starboard side of the Indefatigable-Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the starboard anchors, A turret, the conning tower and fore mast

Blue Star Line ocean liner Avila Star on trial 1926
Photograph of the Blue Star Line ocean liner Avila Star on trial in 1926.

Merchant ship convoy, 1939-1945
Photograph of the view from a British merchant ship in part of an Atlantic ship convoy.

HMS Repulse
View showing lower structure of Y barbette in place on the aft deck of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

North British Railway locomotive and crew, 1907
Photograph of North British Railway locomotive, St Leonard's pilot engine (No. 1034), with driver, George Scott, and fireman, Alexander Sime.