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Workmen filling ladle at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of workman filling ladle with molten iron from furnace at Carron Works near Falkirk.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank, showing painting of superstructure and funnel.

U-boat attack in transatlantic convoy 1943
Photograph of an attack by British coastal Command aeroplanes on a German U-boat in an Atlantic convoy. The U boat can be seen half submerged with the crew apparent on the conning tower.

Coal bing at Buckhaven, 1939
Photograph of bing for coal washery refuse from Wellesley Colliery beside Buckhaven village, Fife.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the hull on the port side of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

E35 (submarine)
View of the interior of the torpedo room of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts

Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony, 29 April 1988
Photograph of Malcolm Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, at the podium with HRH Princess Diana sitting to one side with a choir and a group of scouts behind them during the Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony.

Tank and infantryman, Far East, c 1944
Photograph of M4 Sherman tank and infantrymen advancing in the Far East.

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.