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South end of Forth Bridge, c 1885
Photograph of southern piers of Forth (Rail) Bridge during construction.

HMS Hood
View of the starboard side of the fore quarter area of the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the funnels, 5.5 inch Mk 1 guns and main mast.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the bow from the port side of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank on launch day showing visitors milling around in front of and on board the ship

HMS Barham
View from above of the framing with plates being laid on the ribbing and some bulkheads inserted during the early stages of construction of the Queen Elizabeth Class battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

LMS Class 2P-J 0-4-4T McIntosh Standard Passenger Locomotive No.55261
LMS Class 2P-J 0-4-4T McIntosh Standard Passenger Locomotive No.55261 at Carstairs.

HMS Repulse
View of the bow showing the hawse holes and the anchors on the bow of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

RMS Windsor Castle
View of one of the geared steam turbine engines destined for the Union Castle Line steam ship RMS Windsor Castle in the machine shop at John Brown & Co. Shipyard, Clydebank

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.