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HMS Barham
View of the stern from the starboard side showing the framework of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Hood
View of the Admiral Class battlecruiser, HMS Hood, taken from the starboard side, ploughing through the sea with smoke belching from her funnels during her sea trials on the Clyde estuary generating a big bow wave and spray as she speeds along.

Woman sitting at open doorway, 1905
Portrait of a woman seated in an open doorway entitled 'Contemplation'.

Gordon Highlanders in the Far East, 1942-1945
Photograph of soldiers of the Gordon Highlanders moving tree trunks to construct obstacles in the Far East.

Construction of Castlehill Mine, 1965
Photograph of site of Castlehill Colliery during construction.

E50 (submarine)
View of hatchway with engine room beyond, tea urn, galley area and torpedo toolboxes in the Royal Navy E-class submarine E50

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of a group of workmen at the site foundry/drilling road working on a Hudson's tunnel shield with inspection hatches and pressure pipes fitted on it.

The Pier at Kyle of Lochalsh
The pier at Kyle of Lochalsh with a paddle steamer at dock.

Queen Elizabeth 2 under construction, 1966
Photograph of a welder working on the construction of the liner RMS Queen Elizabeth II at the shipyard of John Brown & Company, Clydebank