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Rustic Bridge881 viewsThe rustic bridge was in Hermitage Park. If you could see through the trees you would see the Victoria Halls. Hermitage Primary School is off to the left. Date unknown.
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Hermitage Park509 viewsThe tree seat in Hermitage Park, Helensburgh, with two tennis courts and the now replaced pavilion beyond. Image date unknown.
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West Helensburgh811 viewsThe west side of Sinclair Street from just below West Argyle Street, taken from the St Columba Church tower. Circa 1912.
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Meeting Mr Bell299 views'Mr Bell' with one of his descendents, Shona McNeil, at the bicentenary celebrations on Helensburgh pier on Saturday August 4 2012. Photo by David Speed.
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Buchanan and Astaire425 viewsIn 1953, the top UK and US song-and-dance men met in The Band Wagon. Helensburgh man Jack Buchanan and Fred Astaire's duet, "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan", and their clever version, with Nanette Fabray, of "Triplets" fame, made this one of MGM's most acclaimed musical films, and the pinnacle of Buchanan's career.
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Hermitage class 19441477 viewsA Hermitage School class pictured in 1944. Image supplied by Gordon Tran.
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Kirkbrae, Cardross391 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae, now Main Street, in Cardross, with the original Cardross Parish Church — destroyed by German bombs in 1941 — in the background. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.
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Leaving for Glasgow680 viewsA train pulled by the Gresley V1 2-6-2 Tank Locomotive 67611 is seen leaving Helensburgh Central for Glasgow. Image circa 1950.

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Helensburgh Cubs21 viewsA 1946 group of Helensburgh Cubs. Top row (from left): Teddy McEwan, Jim Steel, Jim Spence, Norman Fagan, Billy Dixon, Robert Watt, Gordon Hamilton, Sandy Wright, ?, Robin Adair, Cosmo Fraser, Gordon Grant; second row: Scott Milne, Jim Aitken, John Oswald, Graham Scott, Charlie Dickens, ?, Gordon Peebles, Tony McAuley,(first names unknown) McLeod and Norvel, Jim Kennedy, Robert Burns; third row: Willie Thomson, Hugh Abraham, Billy Campbell, Campbell Jardine, Mary Brough, ?, Miss Murdoch, ?, ?, Gordon Fraser, Clark Gibson, Douglas Lamb, Leo Hendry; front row: Tony Wright, Sandy Peters, Angus Tran, Jim Campbell, Jim McNeil, Donald Cameron, Alistair Campbell Kenneth Gibson, ?, David Griffith. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.May 17, 2016
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Dancing class29 viewsHermitage Secondary School teacher John Blain's Scottish Country Dancing class around 1951-52. From left: Ailsa Pattison, Jean Hamilton, Judith Peel, Angus Tran, Pat Paterson, Ian McLeod, Gordon Fraser and John Trail. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser.May 15, 2016
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Tuning up24 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band prepare before entertaining tourists at Duck Bay, Loch Lomond, in 1997. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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On parade28 viewsA Helensburgh Boys Brigade company pictured outside Hermitage Park on a Remembrance Day day parade. More details would be welcomed, and it is thought that the leader was a Mr Watt. Image — date unknown — kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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Amateurs on tour39 viewsThe Helensburgh Amateurs team pictured at Hinckley, near Coventry, when they played a friendly match there in 1960. Back row (from left): Robert Robb, Gordon Fraser, David Wilkie, Jim Rice, Barry Gray, Jim Paterson; front: John Singleton, Jim Healy, Billy Dixon, Peter Cavana, Tommy Bell. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 15, 2016
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Waverley 201222 viewsHelensburgh photographer Brian Averell took this stunning image of the paddle steamer Waverley heading down river from the pedestrian walkway on the Erskine Bridge in July 2012, and it is reproduced here with his permission. Built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow in 1946, the 693-ton Waverley entered service in 1947 and is the world's last sea-going paddler. She replaced the first Waverley, built in 1899 and sunk at Dunkirk in 1940, and cruised the Clyde until 1973 for Caledonian-MacBrayne. In 1974 she was sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society and re-entered service in 1975. She calls regularly at Helensburgh in summer.May 13, 2016
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Burgh basketball47 viewsHelensburgh Baskdetball Club's senior team; back row (from left), Robert Galbraith, Willie McSporran, George Forsyth, Sandy Clow, Ian Martin; front, Gordon Fraser, ?, Jim McNeill, Richard West, Norbert Spath. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 11, 2016
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Burgh Basketball41 viewsHelensburgh Basketball Club's 1963-64 senior and juniors. Seniors in white, juniors in black; back row (from left), Jim McNeill, Gordon Hamil, Jim Caldwell, Gordon Stewart, Sandy Clow, Hector McClelland, Jim McPherson; middle row, Derek West, Richard West, Kenny Wilson, Gordon Fraser, James Galbraith, Andy Gillespie, ?; front, Graham McKenzie, Terence Neil. Image kindly supplied by Gordon Fraser, who now lives in Sweden.May 11, 2016