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Forth Bridge during construction, 1884
Photograph taken from North Queensferry showing the progress of the construction of the Forth (Rail) Bridge, with the village in foreground.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking aft of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank taken from the dockside looking towards the gangways.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of an outline drawing of the starboard side of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser pinned to a board at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank.

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

St Kilda, Outer Hebrides
Photograph of St Kildan residents.

Miners and piper, Monktonhall Colliery, c 1980
Photograph of miners standing either side of a young piper positioned in front of one of the winding towers at Monktonhall Colliery. The miners appear to be in a celebratory mood.

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

Miners at Killoch Colliery, 1960s
Photograph of miners at Killoch Colliery

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher, her husband Denis Thatcher, and Malcom Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, enjoying refreshments at a café during their visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.