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Cannon armed spitfires in flight 1939-1945
Photograph of cannon armed spitfires of East India Squadrons in flight.

HMS Barham
View looking towards the bow from above of the hull plating marked with paint and bulkheads of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Soldiers at Galashiels Station, c 1916
Photograph of soldiers, a sailor and railway staff beside a steam engine, 'Redgauntlet', at Galashiels Station, Selkirkshire

Filling moulds at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of three workmen pouring liquid metal into moulds at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

Working sand mould at 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.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft of the forecastle deck, aft barbette and stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, with the condenser room opened out.

Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of Queen Elizabeth talking to Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, as they progress through the workshops of Cowdenbeath Colliery, with other officials and Princess Margaret following on and machinery and workmen on either side.

The Red Star Line ocean liner SS Friesland under steam, 1889
Photograph of the Red Star Line ocean liner SS Friesland under steam on the Clyde, 1889.

HMS Repulse
View of a 15-inch gun being lowered into position in the aft or "Y" turret of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.