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Kilcreggan from the pier512 viewsThe houses on Kilcreggan seafront, seen from the pier, circa 1908.
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Maid of the Loch604 viewsA Hector Cameron photo of the Maid of the Loch at Balloch Pier in August 1970. The 555 ton vessel was the last paddle steamer built in Britain, and the last of a long line of Loch Lomond steamers beginning about 1816. Built by A. & J.Inglis of Glasgow, she was dismantled, shipped by rail to Balloch where the sections were reassembled, and launched on March 5 1953. Her last commercial sailing was in August 1981, and now she is looked after at Balloch Pier by the Maid of the Loch Preservation Society.
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Helensburgh Captain's XV790 viewsThe Helensburgh Rugby Club Captain's XV before they played a President's XV in a New Year's Day game in the mid to late 1970's. Back row: Pete Foster, Peter McIntyre, Tony Rudd, Mike McIntyre, Julian Rey, Dusty Millar, 'Giff' Bradley, Pete Ramsey, David Jones, Alistair Baird; front: Sandy Louden (captain), Alan Twigg, David Higgins, Dave Muir, 'Pussy' Pender, Gordon Johnston, Jamie Lightbody. Image supplied by David Jones.
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Ardgartan Youth Hostel448 viewsArdgartan Youth Hostel, three miles from Arrochar on the west side of Loch Long, is seen with the Cobbler in the background. The Scottish Youth Hostels Association obtained the hostel, which sleeps over 100, from the King George's Jubilee Trust, which purchased it in 1936. Originally Ardgartan House, a private mansion built by Campbell of Strachur, it was closed in 1968, and replaced with a more modern building. Image date unknown.
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Gareloch and Rhu473 viewsA view of the Gareloch and Rhu taken during the Second World War. Image circa 1944.
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Busy seafront626 viewsA sunny and busy day on Helensburgh seafront, probably in Edwardian times. Image date unknown.
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Watching putting804 viewsAn eager crowd look on at what was presumably a putting competition on Helensburgh's west promenade putting green. Any more information would be welcomed. Image, circa 1930, supplied by Alistair Quinlan, who thinks it may have been taken by George Truman as his wife Agnes (known as Cissie), nee Orr, is third from the right. Agnes was Alistair's great aunt.
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West Clyde Street looking east582 viewsLooking east along West Clyde Street.

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Glen Fruin cattle37 viewsCows meander through Glen Fruin. Image published by Stewart Stationer, Helensburgh, circa 1918.Mar 13, 2017
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Path to kirk33 viewsKirkpath Lane in Rhu. Image circa 1910.Mar 13, 2017
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146 viewsClass 4 at Hermitage Primary School, circa 21956-7. Image supplied by Anne Khaya (nee Lillburn).Feb 18, 2017
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Wonderwall109 viewsA tribute to John Logie Baird on the wall of the University of Strathclyde Graham Hills Building in George Street, Glasgow — one of a number of massive official murals. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Feb 18, 2017
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Cairndhu House148 viewsCairndhu on Helensburgh seafront when it was a family home. Later it became the Cairndhu Hotel, then a nursing home for the elderly, and it is now disused. Originally Cairndhu House, it was built in 1871 to a William Leiper design in the style of a grand chateau for John Ure, Provost of Glasgow, whose son became Lord Strathclyde and lived in the mansion. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mrs Sheila Allan.Feb 06, 2017
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Portrait133 viewsA photographic portrait of Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird. Image date unknown.Feb 02, 2017
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Original apparatus149 viewsHelensburgh inventor John Logie Baird is pictured with the first television transmitter, made up literally from odds and ends, in September 1926. The apparatus was used in the world's first successful demonstrations of instantaneous moving scenes by wire and wireless. It is now housed in the Science Museum in South Kensington, London.Jan 24, 2017
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Muirholm167 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