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Craigendoran Station777 viewsA view of Craigendoran Station in its heyday, with the platform on the left leading down to the steamer terminal. It opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Image date unknown.
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Shandon Shop831 viewsBray, Shandon, on Kirk Brae, where Cooper & Co., agent for the Perth Dye Works, offered Teas etc. Date unknown. From the image collection of the late Nan Moir, of Cove.
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Arrochar Hotel542 viewsArrochar Hotel, circa 1948. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time.
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Burgh Boys Brigade772 viewsMembers of Helensburgh Boys Brigade are pictured outside Hermitage House in Hermitage Park, circa 1923. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.
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To Pastures New402 viewsThis is considered to be one of the finest works of Sir James Guthrie (1859-1930), who lived much of his life at Rhu and Helensburgh and was the leader of the now famous Glasgow Boys. Painted in the summer of 1883 in Crowland, a small and picturesque village in Lincolnshire, it was completed in Helensburgh over the winter.
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Aerial view755 viewsAn aerial view of west Helensburgh with the Rosneath Peninsula and Firth of Clyde beyond. In the foreground are the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House and across the road the William Leiper mansion Drumadoon, now renamed Morar House. This photo by Ronnie Weir was published by the Loch Lomond, Stirling and Trossachs Tourist Board. Image date unknown.
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Navy prepares351 viewsA rare World War Two photograph taken from Portkil, Kilcreggan, looking at a battleship and several cruisers in the Clyde between Portkil and Greenock. Donated to the Heritage Trust by Michael Wilson, the image is thought to be of vessels assembling for the North Africa landings in 1943.
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Upper Sinclair Street473 viewsA sunlit evening view of Upper Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1950.

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Telechrome demo13 viewsJohn Logie Baird's August 1944 demonstration of the Telechrome, the world’s first cathode ray tube for colour television, was an historic event. The picture was large and bright, a great improvement over the small flickery images of the old mechanical system.Jul 01, 2017
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1920 Waverley cruise40 viewsPassengers on board the paddle steamer Waverley on a cruise from Craigendoran in 1920. Photo by courtesy of Professor Graham Lappin's excellent pictorial website www.dalmadan.com.Jul 01, 2017
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Granary bus crash51 viewsA Garelochhead Coach Services bus crashed into the Granary Restaurant on West Clyde Street after careering down Sinclair Street when the brakes failed. The driver of a Saturday bus from Luss elected to hit the building rather than land on the shore, and was widely praised for his skill in avoiding pedestrians. No-one was seriously injured. Image c.1958 supplied by Robbie Don.Jun 14, 2017
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Wonder Wall wider view40 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. Appropriately, on the right is Dr Who's Tardis. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Jun 14, 2017
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77 viewsA Phaeton carriage is stationary outside Rhu Parish Church. 1894 image supplied by Donald John Chisholm.May 29, 2017
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Rosneath Churchyard82 viewsAn 1894 image of the graveyard at Rosneath, supplied by Donald John Chisholm.May 29, 2017
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Prizewinners102 viewsClub championship prizewinners at Helensburgh Lawn Tennis Club c.1970. From left: Jane Abel, Donald Fullarton, ?, David Arthur, Alastair Hope, Alex Hewitt and Marie Dixon.May 21, 2017
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Editorial conference89 viewsHelensburgh Advertiser editor Donald Fullarton, sports editor Tony McGinley (who used the pen name Gare Clyde), and Advertiser founder and proprietor Craig M.Jeffrey beside the 'stone' where the hot metal pages were prepared at the East King Street printworks. Image c.1970.May 21, 2017