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Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust GalleryWithin this gallery are all the images. If you click the link above you will find the albums containing the images


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People


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36 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

The Arts


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31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


James_Kay_-_First_Snow,_Whistlefield,_Loch_Long_-_oil_on_canvas.jpg

46 files, last one added on Sep 06, 2014

Business


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74 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

95 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

John Logie Baird


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51 files, last one added on May 14, 2014

Henry Bell and the Comet


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109 files, last one added on May 01, 2013

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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16 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

72 files, last one added on Aug 13, 2014

Organisations


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64 files, last one added on Sep 08, 2014

Royal Visits


1906_royal_visit.jpg

23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


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77 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — Burgh


Helensburgh-pier-storm.jpg

262 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Places — District


Robert-Ryan-Inchmurrin-18_02-w.jpg

199 files, last one added on Sep 05, 2014

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

49 files, last one added on Apr 22, 2014

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

62 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Shops


Margaret_Reece_sweet_shop.jpg

28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


Garelochhead_Coach_Services_bus.jpg

34 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2012

Transport — Railways


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65 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Transport — Steamers


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71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

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Random files - Heritage
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Viertel383 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr is pictured with her second husband, the German-born, Californian-educated author and screenwriter Peter Viertel, arriving at the Standard British Film Awards in London in the early 1970s.
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67629 at Helensburgh626 viewsAn engine of the 84-ton V1 Class introduced in 1930, 67629, waits at Helensburgh Central. Photo reproduced by kind permission of the Duncan Chandler Collection, the copyright holder.
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Day of the Sale464 viewsThis was taken outside the Helensburgh Advertiser's East King Street premises in 1985 on the day the weekly newspaper was sold to Express Newspapers. It shows (from left) Helensburgh man Ronnie Fowler of Express Newspapers, an Express executive, founder Craig Jeffrey, Sir David McNee, Advertiser chief cashier Mrs Freda Aram from Garelochhead, another Express executive, co-owner Ronnie Jeffrey, and managing editor Donald Fullarton.
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Academy opening963 viewsProvost William Petrie OBE JP DL of Argyll and Bute Council, a former pupil who met his wife Jean at the original Hermitage School, officially opens the second Hermitage Academy at Colgrain on June 4 2008, watched by headmaster Geoff Urie.
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The Queen's Hotel472 viewsOriginally the Baths Hotel and home of Helensburgh's first Provost, steamship pioneer Henry Bell, the Queen's Hotel — seen from the suth — was built by Bell in 1806. It was converted into flats in the mid-1980s. Image date unknown.
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West Clyde Street looking east322 viewsLooking east along West Clyde Street.
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The 'Wee Arrochar'391 viewsThe last version of the Craigendoran to Arrochar train service known as the 'Wee Arrochar'. This one coach diesel railbus service ended in 1964. For many years the service was operated by a push and pull train, two carriages with a tank engine always at the Craigendoran-bound end of the train. This image is an official British Railways photograph taken on the introduction of the Wickham railbus in the winter of 1959, and it was taken at Glen Douglas Station and shows a northbound train from Craigendoran. Details supplied by Vic Smith, York.
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67613 at Helensburgh503 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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The Boys of Helensburgh37 viewsAn old Victorian song sheet for 'The Boys of Helensburgh', printed in Larne. It refers to a parade of Orangemen in the town sometime in the 19th century.Sep 08, 2014
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First Snow at Whistlefield63 viewsAn oil on canvas painting by James Kay RSA RSW entitled 'First Snow at Whistlefield", which in 2014 was valued at £1,500. Kay lived there at Crimea (now Dalriada), Portincaple for 33 years and worked in a studio at 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow. The house belonged to his brother Alec, a shipping office manager. The name was chosen when they moved there in 1909 because his father was a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy during the Crimean War, serving in the Black Sea area. James painted an elaborate mural of scenes from the Crimean War on the walls of the main entrance. Image date unknown.Sep 06, 2014
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Whistlefield, Gareloch37 viewsAn oil painting by James Kay RSA RSW entitled 'Whistlefield, Gareloch', which in 2014 was valued at £9,500. Kay lived there at Crimea (now Dalriada), Portincaple for 33 years and worked in a studio at 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow. The house belonged to his brother Alec, a shipping office manager. The name was chosen when they moved there in 1909 because his father was a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy during the Crimean War, serving in the Black Sea area. James painted an elaborate mural of scenes from the Crimean War on the walls of the main entrance. Image date unknown.Sep 06, 2014
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Helensburgh Pier48 viewsAn atmospheric evening image of Helensburgh Pier. Image date unknown.Sep 05, 2014
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Inverclyde, Cove54 viewsInverclyde at Cove while it was a Holiday Home run by Glasgow YMCA. Also known as Hartfield House, this Cove mansion was owned by James, Lord Inverclyde, second son of the first Lord Inverclyde, and grandson of Sir George Burns, Bart., founder of the Cunard Line. An enthusiastic yachtsman, he was Vice-Commodore of the Royal Northern Yacht Club at Rhu and a member of the Royal Yacht Squadron, president of the Scottish Hockey Association, a cricketer, curler, and tennis player. Image circa 1913.Sep 05, 2014
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Queen's Hotel49 viewsThe Queen's Hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812 and was the first Provost of Helensburgh. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.Sep 05, 2014
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Susie's Castle56 viewsSusie lived for 60 years in the upturned fishing smack, her 'castle' on the Loch Long shore at Portincaple, and postcards of her home were sold. In this image she is standing at the door knitting and puffing her clay pipe. Her husband Jamie made a living from fishing, and the creel or basket in the foreground would be used for carrying fish. If he had a good catch, he would barrel it up to Whistlefield Station and take the train to Glasgow for the fish market. Image circa 1912.Sep 05, 2014
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The Victoria Infirmary51 viewsA 1908 image of the Victoria Infirmary in East King Street. It was built in 1895 to the design of the celebrated architect William Leiper, remains partly in use today. The gatehouse was demolished some years ago.Sep 05, 2014