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NBR K Class 4-4-0 Locomotive No.256 "Glen Douglas" and GWR City Class 4-4-0 Locomotive No. 3440 "City of Truro" entering Glasgow Central Station
North British Railway Class K 4-4-0 Locomotive No.256 "Glen Douglas" and Great Western Railway City Class 4-4-0 Locomotive No. 3440 "City of Truro" entering Glasgow Central Station hauling the 12.59pm Aberdeen to Kelvin Hall special.

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

HMS Barham
View of the beams & deck plating of the forecastle deck, midships, looking forward on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Pressing and packing cordite, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of three female workers pressing and packing cordite at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

British officer standing beside an old wooden dhow on the Tigris River, Iraq
Photograph of a British officer in tropical uniform standing beside a patched wooden dhow or sailing boat manned by other British troops including an Indian army sepoy on the Tigris River, Mesopotamia.

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

Studio portrait of a bearded man
Albumen print Victorian cabinet card showing a portrait of a man with a beard.

HMS Barham
View of the keel and rib bases at the stern of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Plan of Edinburgh post-war housing developments
Plan depicting housing developments of the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh since 1944.