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Comet replica370 viewsThe replica of Henry Bell's Comet, built in 1962 by apprentices at Lithgow's yard at Port Glasgow to mark the Comet's 150th anniversary, is seen passing the Renfrew ferry which is on the south bank of the Clyde.
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Steamer at Garelochhead450 viewsA steamer is berthed at the pier at Garelochhead, probably the Lucy Ashton which called regularly from 1906 until the pier closed in 1939. Image circa 1905.
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Provost's chain257 viewsComet pioneer Henry Bell was the first Provost of Helensburgh, and the chain of office of Helensburgh's Provost — a post no longer in existence because of local government reform — contains an illustration of the Comet.
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Aldersyde380 viewsAlderside in Garelochhead pictured about 1919, when it was owned by market gardener Alexander Thomson.
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Craigendoran Avenue357 viewsThe terraced houses on both sides of the unmade-up Craigendoran Avenue. Image circa 1905.
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Hogwarts Express639 views"The Hogwarts Express" is pictured at Helensburgh Upper Station on October 9 2007, returning south after filming one of the Harry Potter films. The steam locomotive No. 5972 was built as "Olton Hall" for the Great Western Railway in 1928, but for the purpose of filming was renamed "Hogwarts Castle". Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Old car on seafront540 viewsWest Clyde Street, Helensburgh, at the pierhead, looking west. Image pre-1945.
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Helensburgh Seafront549 viewsA 1939 view of a crowded Helensburgh beach. Image supplied by Norman Hood.

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East Bay and Queen's Hotel9 viewsA 1903 image of Helensburgh's East Bay, with the Queen's Hotel on the right. It was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats.Nov 18, 2014
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Comet flywheel7 viewsThe Comet flywheel and Henry Bell's anvil were on display in Hermitage Park for many years, then were moved to the East Bay as part of the 2002 Helensburgh bicentenary celebrations. Image circa 1926.Nov 18, 2014
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Larchfield School Form 4A 195813 viewsBack row (from right): Colin Wearmouth, Graham Carver, John Blackie, Colin Service, John Grieve, Paul Robertson, Timothy Scott; front: John Wright, William Stewart Robertson, Michael Henderson, Mrs Simpson, Geoffrey Bamford, David Young, Kenneth Henderson.Nov 18, 2014
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Larchfield School Forms 4A and B 195810 viewsRear (from right): ? Russell, Richard Marshall, Peter Jack, Charles Nicholson, George Watson, A.Robertson, Jeremy Scales, Andrew Nicholson, Alastair Trail; 2nd back: Timothy Scott, William Burgess, John Glen, Alastair Wingate, Richard North, Ian MacFadyen, Brian Brown, William Young, Dave Robertson; middle: Christopher Grieve, Colin Wearmouth, Colin Service, Graham Carver, John Blackie; front: John Wright, William Stewart Robertson, David Young, Michael Henderson, Kenneth Henderson, Geoffrey Bamford.Nov 18, 2014
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Cardross Roll of Honour9 viewsThis memorial to the village fallen of World War One was unveiled by David Murray of Moorepark and dedicated by the Rev William Maxwell in the old Cardross Parish Church on September 26 1920. Some 200 young men went from the Parish to take part in the military operations, and of these 31 lost their lives.Nov 18, 2014
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Working the crowd4 viewsAndrew Bonar Law makes a speech at an unknown location surrounded by dignitaries, circa 1920.Nov 18, 2014
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Tinker Girl7 viewsEntitled ‘Tinker Girl’, this portrait is signed G.I.Smith and is the work of Gregor Ian Smith, one of the most highly regarded local artists of the 20th century. It was donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust by Eleanor Williamson, who lives in Cove. She said: "Gregor did this as a demonstration at an Art Class that I took for a few years at Kilcreggan School. I was the tutor and asked him to come as a guest artist. I asked him to sign it and he gave it to me. It was painted about 1970."Nov 18, 2014
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Meat delivery54 viewsHelensburgh butcher Peter McKellar, assisted by a young boy, delivers meat to one of the Helensburgh mansions with a rhododendron-ringed drive. Image date unknown.Oct 08, 2014