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Forth Railway Bridge Construction
Workers, posed, on sea bed foundations in the Queensferry north west caisson, with William Arrol's (the Forth Bridge contractor) invention, the hydraulic spade (photograph taken in artificially created conditions below water).

Hull of the SS City of New York under construction 1888
Photograph of the hull of the ocean liner SS City of New York under construction looking forward showing the steel ribs of the ship.

Lady Fowler in her boudoir
Lady Fowler sitting with a book in hand and another woman behind her chair at Braemore, Ross-shire. Glass plate negative is titled 'Braemore: Lady Fowler's Boudoir'.

Launch of RMS Queen Elizabeth 2, Clydebank, 1967
Photograph of crowds cheering the Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 as she goes down the slipway at the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Company. To the right of the picture, television cameras on crane broadcast event live to the nation.

Launch of the Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner the RMS Empress of Britain
Photograph of the Launch of the Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner the RMS Empress of Britain taken from near the slipway.

Men at work on the hull bottom of the SS City of New York, 1889
Photograph showing men at work on the bottom of the hull of the ocean liner SS City of New York at Clydebank, 1888.

Olympian Pool, "F" Deck looking forward, on the Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner the RMS Empress of Britain
Photograph of the Olympian Pool, "F" Deck looking forward on the Canadian Pacific Line ocean liner the RMS Empress of Britain.

Promenade Deck looking aft of the Cunard Line ocean liner RMS Queen Mary
Photograph of the Promenade Deck looking aft of the Cunard Line ocean liner RMS Queen Mary.

QE2 on sea trials, 1968 (RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
Photograph of RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 undergoing sea trials.