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Comet-engine-South-Ken-museum.jpg
First engine428 viewsThe engine of the first Comet, which is on display at the Science Museum in Kensington, London.
Hermitage_Park_bridges.jpg
Park bridge777 viewsA rustic bridge in Helensburgh's Hermitage Park. Image circa 1915.
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On parade535 viewsThe 1st Helensburgh Company of the Boys Brigade pictured after a Founder's Day Church Parade, circa 1959. Photo supplied by Iain McAllister.
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US Navy Base, Rosneath919 viewsA view of the accommodation area of the United States Navy Base at Rosneath from 1941-45.
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67613 at Helensburgh855 views67613, pictured at the Helensburgh shed, was of the Gresley-designed V1 class. Introduced in 1930, this class of engine weighed 84 tons. Image date unknown.
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Kilcreggan from the air589 viewsAn aerial view of Kilcreggan and its pier. Image circa 1961.
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Spirited Performance646 viewsThe cast of the Garelochhead Players production of 'Blithe Spirit' in April 1982.
Sea-Lochs-Trail-Bell-1.jpg
New panel453 viewsThis new panel featuring information about the town, including references to Henry Bell and his ground breaking invention, was unveiled by 'Mr Bell' on Helensburgh seafront as part of the bicentenary celebrations on Saturday August 4 2012. The panel replaces an earlier version which was one of ten put in place to encourage motorists to explore ‘The Clyde Sea Lochs Trail’, a scenic coastal route from Dumbarton via Cardoss, Helensburgh, Rhu, Garelochhead and the Rosneath Peninsula to Arrochar. Photo by Donald Fullarton.

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Hill House 190429 viewsAn image of The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Walter W.Blackie, shortly after construction finishex ibn 1904. © Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Jul 02, 2018
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Reservists34 viewsMembers of the local Army Reserve the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser, whose father is extreme right in the front row.Jul 01, 2018
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Scouts at work31 viewsMembers of the local scouting Rovers building a cabin in the woods at Luss in the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Jul 01, 2018
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In camp30 viewsMembers of the local scouting Rovers in camp at Luss in the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Jul 01, 2018
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Hill House 190340 viewsA 1903 image of The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Walter W.Blackie, under construction. It was completed the following year. © Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.Jul 01, 2018
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Rosneath Old Parish Church60 viewsSt Modan's Old Parish Church, Rosneath, stands near to its successor, and is surrounded by a graveyard. The church is now a roofless ruin, with some of the walls still standing. This site is said to have had a church for centuries, with this ruined church being the fourth church on the site. There are records of ministers stretching back to 1250. The site was apparently established by St Modan, who may be buried at Faslane. The image is from a 1908 postcard, kindly supplied by the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.May 02, 2018
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Garage in the square76 viewsMunro & Pender's Garage in Colquhoun Square. It was beside the Post Office in the south west quadrant of the square. After it closed the site was acquired by A.Trail & Sons Builders, who erected a development of ground floor shops with flats above. Image circa 1950 by kind permission of the Helensburgh Memories Facebook pages.Apr 11, 2018
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Tracks cleared192 viewsOn Wednesday February 28 2018 an exceptionally severe blizzard hit much of Scotland and rail services were suspended. The following day a class 37 diesel locomotive with a snowplough was sent from Fort William to Bathgate and then back to Helensburgh to clear the tracks. It reached Helensburgh Central Station on the morning of Friday 2nd March, but passenger services from Helensburgh did not resume until the Sunday morning. Photo by Darrel Hendrie.
Mar 15, 2018