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Kilcreggan Pier438 viewsShore Road, Kilcreggan, and a steamer at Kilcreggan Pier. Image circa 1908.
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Loch Long389 viewsAn old image of Loch Long, showing Glenmallan and its school on the right, taken by W.W.Kim. Image supplied by Winnie Miller, who thinks the boat is probably one used to recover torpedoes. Onn the left side, just above the sharp point of shoreline, is a direction-finding tower.
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Paddling pool467 viewsChildren play in the now removed paddling pool on Helensburgh's West Esplanade. Image circa 1951.
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Bandstand view517 viewsA 1913 image of the bandstand on Helensburgh's West Esplanade, with a steamer berthed at the pier beyond.
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Jack Buchanan and Martine Carol437 viewsHelensburgh-born film and stage star Jack Buchanan is seen with Martine Carol in the 1955 Preston Sturges comedy film “The French They Are A Funny Race”, based on the bestseller “The Notebooks of Major Thompson” by Pierre Daninos. Jack played Major Thompson in this spoof on the personality traits of the French.
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Babes guddle327 viewsA cartoon by well known Helensburgh artist Gregor Ian Smith showing his eldest son Graham (right) and his friend Sandy Thorburn catching a fish. Image circa 1942 supplied by Sandy Thorburn.
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Baird Telechrome Tube393 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured demonstrating the Telechrome Tube, one of his last inventions, to the press on August 16 1944. The tube contained two cathode-ray beams, each scanning opposite sides of a clear mica disc. On side had a blue-green fluorescent coating and the other orange-red. It was the world's first colour television picture tube, and only one survives today in the National Media Museum.
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Deborah Kerr and Gary Cooper434 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is kissed by Gary Cooper in the 1961 United Artists movie The Naked Edge, his last film. George Radcliffe's testimony sends Donald Heath — played by Ray McAnally — to prison for murder and the theft of over £60,000. Soon after, Radcliffe invests a large sum of money in an ultimately profitable business venture. Martha Radcliffe begins to suspect her husband of the crime.

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Muirholm3 viewsThe now closed Muirholm Hotel in Cardross, which was originally a private home. It has been lying empty for several years, and the Co-op has received planning permission to turn it into a 2,000 sq ft foodstore. The plans show that the conservatory at the front will disappear and the principal part of the foodstore will be to the back of the two-storey building in a new extension at the rear. Photo by Stewart Noble.Jan 19, 2017
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19 viewsMembers of the Rose family from Helensburgh pictured on top of an army tank believed to have been stationed near the road at Whistlefield. The photo was taken by Professor Richard Rose in September 1967, and he believes that it was removed about 10 to 15 years later. Any further information would be welcome.Jan 09, 2017
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Macvicars32 viewsPedestrians use the crossing at the foot of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, in front of Macvicars clothing store in the 1960s.Jan 07, 2017
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Dance group35 viewsA 1951 image of members of gym teacher John Blain's Dance Group, receiving apples sent from British Columbia. Pictured (from left) are Judith Peel, Pat Paterson, Jean Hamilton, Lexine Milne, Hazel Russel, Joyce Henderson (the head between Hazel and Sheena), Sheena Campbell, teacher James Bell and Sonja Aitken. Image supplied by Sheena Campbell's elder brother, Iain G.Campbell, who now lives in Canada.Jan 07, 2017
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Rest and be Thankful35 viewsThe north end of the Rest and be Thankful road, with the old military road below. Image, circa 2010, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Over the hill36 viewsHeading towards Loch Lomond from Coulport. image, date unknown, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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Craigendoran Avenue51 viewsA view of houses in Craigendoran Avenue with the railway line on the right. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016
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East Bay46 viewsAn unusual view of the East Bay looking towards Helensburgh town centre. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 27, 2016