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HMS Repulse
View of the second 15-inch gun being lowered into position in the aft or "Y" turret of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding and cranes at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Superstructure of HMS Ramillies, 1892
Photograph of part of the upper superstructure of Royal Sovereign Class Battleship HMS Ramillies showing lookout stations

HMS Barham
View from above of the forward part of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with work progressing on the forward superstructure and conning tower.

Royal visit to Forth Bridge works, 1884
Photograph of South Queensferry Pier during the visit of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) to view construction work on the Forth (Rail) Bridge

East End of Princes Street, Edinburgh
Photograph of the east end of Princes Street and Calton Hill taken by George Washington Wilson.

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of the view from the east of the three piers of the Forth Railway Bridge, cantilevers completed but central connecting girders not yet commenced.

HMS Barham
View of the upper deck forward showing the forward barbettes on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony 29 April 1988
Photograph of HRH Prince Charles and Princess Diana during the Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony on the top deck of the Glasgow Corporation Tramways tram No. 22, built in 1922.