The famous Singer clock tower, pre 1928, Clydebank. The 200ft clock tower stood over the central wing and has the reputation of being the largest four faced clock in the world. Each face weighed five tons and it took four men fifteen minutes twice a week to keep it wound (Courtesy of West Dunbartonshire Council) #sewing

The Singer clock tower in Clydebank. Demolished in March Picture: West Dunbartonshire Council

Queen Mary, River Clyde, Clydebank. Crowds on the river bank watch the first voyage of the newly build RMS Queen Mary. March 1936

Early aerial photographs of Britain salvaged and published online

Crowds watch the first voyage of the newly built Queen Mary on the river Clyde, Clydebank, March 1936

Empress of Britain at John Brown's Shipyard, near Glasgow, 1931. Pinned from…

“The RMS Empress of Britain was an ocean liner built between 1928 and 1931 by John Brown shipyard in Scotland and owned by Canadian Pacific Steamship Company, providing trans-Atlantic passenger service between Canada and Europe from 1931 until

Shop for Machining 15-inch Shells: Singer Manufacturing Company, Clydebank, Glasgow, 1918. by Anna Airy. The painting shows the Singer Factory, which switched from making sewing machines to producing armaments. Here women can be seen working in the factory.

Shop for Machining Shells: Singer Manufacturing Company, Clydebank, Glasgow, by Anna Airy. The painting shows the Singer Factory, which switched from making sewing machines to producing armaments. Here women can be seen working in the factory.

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