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Seafront view369 viewsA Tuck & Sons Oilette view of Helensburgh seafront in the early 1900s, painted by D.Small.
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West Esplanade583 viewsA sunny day on Helensburgh seafront at the foot of William Street, when the esplanade was fenced off from West Clyde Street. Image circa 1903.
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The Great Marquess549 views61994 "The Great Marquess" is seen at Craigendoran junction on May 6 2008. This class K-4 locomotive was built for the London and North Eastern Railway in 1938 specifically for use on the West Highland Line. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.
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Hermitage patients325 viewsDuring World War One from 1914-18 the Helensburgh Town Council-owned Hermitage House in Hermitage Park became a military hospital with a capacity for 58 patients who were sent from Stobhall Hospital in Glasgow. The wounded men in their blue uniforms were a familiar sight in the town, being wheeled around the park by their nurses. A number of local ladies and girls helped out in the hospital and the local Red Cross detachment also assisted the trained nurses. Many local girls met their future husbands among the wounded ‘tommies’, and patients were taken on outings in a horse-drawn carriage from Waldie & Co. in Sinclair Street.
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Loch Long316 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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Steamer leaving the Gareloch463 viewsThe date of this picture, taken from the Whistler's Glen area above Rhu, is not known, and neither has the steamer been identified. Of particular interest is Kidston Point, bottom left
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Academy opening1082 viewsVIP guests the Duke of Argyll and the Commodore Clyde, Commodore Chris Hockley, and his wife chat after the official opening of the second Hermitage Academy at Colgrain on June 4 2008.
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Coronation Tree Planting688 viewsTo mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth in 1953, flowering cherry trees were planted by Helensburgh schools. This is the planting party from Larchfield School at the south-eastern corner of Stafford Street and James Street. From left are Stuart Sandeman, Stewart Noble (now Heritage Trust chairman, Alex Kennedy, William Marshall and a Parks Department employee. Image supplied by Stewart Noble.

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St Michael's Church25 viewsThe interior of St Michael and All Angels Church in West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1909.Jul 02, 2015
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West Princes Street37 viewsChildren prepare to cross West Princes Street, Helensburgh, at John Street. Image circa 1916.Jul 02, 2015
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1965 Royal visit40 viewsThe Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are pictured in Helensburgh Central Station admiring a model of the first 'Blue Train' which would soon be introduced into service on the Helensburgh-Glasgow line. The 15 minute visit was on Monday June 28 1965 to open new council offices, and the royal couple arrived at and left Clydebank on the royal yacht Britannia. Behind them are Provost J.McLeod Williamson and the Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham.Jul 02, 2015
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Colquhoun Square50 viewsA 1926 image of Helensburgh's Colquhoun Square, looking north east from the south west quadrant where the water fountain was situated for some years.Jul 02, 2015
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On the beach40 viewsHelensburgh's Deborah Kerr enjoys some free time on the beach while on location in California for MGM's 'Tea and Sympathy'. Image date 1955.Jul 02, 2015
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Teeing off45 viewsA lady and the caddie watch as a player drives from the first tee at Helensburgh Golf Club. Image circa 1930.Jul 02, 2015
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Name wanted43 viewsAn upper Helensburgh mansion in 1909 — but which one? Redtowers? Drumadoon/Morar Lodge?Jul 02, 2015
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Church for sale100 viewsHelensburgh's Church of Christ, Scientist, in West Princes Street, designed in 1956 by Margaret Brodie, is currently on the property market. 2015 image by Stewart Noble.Apr 15, 2015