Radial drill image

COTSL-1992-88-12

Radial drill, 1900

Industrial History

Radial drill

Russell’s Patent Cranes image

1996-415-12

Russell’s Patent Cranes, 1890

Industrial History

Brochure

Fencing & Gates image

NLC-2019-21

Fencing & Gates, 1930

Industrial History

Book

Untitled pastel drawing image

NLC-2000-534

Untitled pastel drawing, 1920

Industrial History

Pastel drawing

Velvet Blotter & Atlas image

NLC-2019-32

Velvet Blotter & Atlas, 1900

Industrial History

Book

Protective spectacles image

COTSL-1997-134

Protective spectacles, 1930

Industrial History

Protective spectacles

Monarch of the Mine image

U110-20-1-6

Monarch of the Mine, 1950

Archives

Advert

Instructions for the Working of Wm. Baird & Co.’s Coal Cutting Machine image

NLC-2013-151

Instructions for the Working of Wm. Baird & Co.’s Coal Cutting Machine, 1870

Industrial History

Operating instructions for the Gartsherrie Coal Cutter

Box of Raw Materials for Pig Iron image

NLC-2019-59

Box of Raw Materials for Pig Iron, 1871-1887

Iron and Steel

Samples

Catalogue for Iron Lamp Standards image

NLC-2001-296

Catalogue for Iron Lamp Standards, 1910

Iron and Steel

Booklet

Pocket Watch awarded to John McCabe image

NLC-2018-129

Pocket Watch awarded to John McCabe, 1918

Mining

Watch

Anderson Boyes Coal Cutter image

NLC-2019-63

Anderson Boyes Coal Cutter, 1910

Mining

Coal cutter

Lanarkshire Tramways Car No.53 image

COTSL-1995-27

Lanarkshire Tramways Car No.53, 1908

Transport

Tram car

Caterpillar Occupation Collection Box image

Caterpillar Occupation Collection Box, 1987

Collection box

Two Trade Unionists image

NLC-1999-58

Two Trade Unionists, 1986

Industrial History

Painting, oil

Jock Stein cigarette card image

COTSL-1988-178-6

Jock Stein cigarette card, 1940s

Social History

Cigarette card

Scottish railway strike medal image

COTSL-1997-143

Scottish railway strike medal, 1891

Industrial History

Medal

Dalziel Co-op Women's Guild Banner image

1987-24-1

Dalziel Co-op Women's Guild Banner, 1890s

Social History

Banner

Gartsherrie Works Co-op workers image

A5045

Gartsherrie Works Co-op workers, 1920s

Archives

Photograph, black and white

Mary McMahon at Carfin Brickworks image

A5569

Mary McMahon at Carfin Brickworks, 1910

Archives

Photograph, black and white

Carfin building brick image

COTSL-1991-36-2

Carfin building brick, Early 1900s

Industrial History

Brick

Garnkirk fireclay brick image

COTSL-1988-133-81

Garnkirk fireclay brick, 1800s

Industrial History

Brick

Fireclay mine hutch or bogie image

COTSL-1988-85-1

Fireclay mine hutch or bogie, Early 1900s

Industrial History

Mine hutch

Glenboig brickworkers photograph image

A5287

Glenboig brickworkers photograph, 1913

Archives

Photograph

Margaret Maxwell's petition: praying that the torture of women by forcible feeding in prison may be stopped image

Margaret Maxwell's petition: praying that the torture of women by forcible feeding in prison may be stopped, 1914

Documents

Petition

Passenger Barge image

Passenger Barge, 19th-20th century

Industrial & Social History

Passenger Barge

Colliery Photograph image

Colliery Photograph, 1900

Archives

Colliery Photograph

Cinema Organ image

COSTL:90:085

Cinema Organ, 1937

Social History

Cinema Organ

Reform Banner image

Reform Banner, 1831

Social History

Reform Banner

Miners Banner image

CUKDM 1977/070/02

Miners Banner, 1884

Industrial & Social History

Miners Banner

 
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