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RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank, alongside MV Suffolk and HMS Fiji.

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".

HMS Barham
View from above of the nearly complete forecastle deck above the engine space of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with three armour plates for the armour belt.

Coal bing at Uddingston, 1936
Photograph of coal bing in Uddingston with neighbouring houses of the village in background.

Checking pressures, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female worker checking pressures at the Gailland towers at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

List of members of the Foot-Ball club in Edinburgh, 1831-1832
List of subscribers to John Hope's Foot-Ball Club in Edinburgh for 1831-1832 season. The club may be the earliest known football club in the world.

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of the incomplete Forth Railway Bridge from the north west, Fife pier in the foreground, Inchgarvie and Queensferry beyond. Cantilevers almost completed but central girders not commenced.

Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania: view of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck looking aft, 1913
Photograph of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck of the Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania looking aft.

HMS Repulse
View of the front half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, showing the newly erected conning tower, the foremast and forward barbettes.