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People


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41 files, last one added on Jan 26, 2015

The Arts


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31 files, last one added on Aug 19, 2014

Works of art


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50 files, last one added on Jan 26, 2015

Business


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79 files, last one added on Mar 30, 2015

Education


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98 files, last one added on Nov 30, 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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110 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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18 files, last one added on Dec 09, 2014

Military


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74 files, last one added on Nov 18, 2014

Organisations


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66 files, last one added on Feb 23, 2015

Royal Visits


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23 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2011

Mansions


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80 files, last one added on Feb 02, 2015

Places — Burgh


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269 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Places — District


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209 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Religion


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54 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2015

Screen and stage stars


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62 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2013

Shops


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28 files, last one added on May 11, 2013

Transport — General


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34 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2012

Transport — Railways


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66 files, last one added on Oct 06, 2014

Transport — Steamers


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71 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2014

Sport


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121 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2015

Old Postcards


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These images are copies of old postcards and some are watermarked. Please respect this website by not copying the images.

61 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015

22 albums on 1 page(s)

Random files - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Glen Loin Youth Hostel362 viewsThe Glen Loin Youth Hostel, near the Succoth Burn at Arrochar, was provided for the Scottish Youth Hostels Association by a grant from the Carnegie U.K. Trustees and was opened on March 19 1932 by Sir John Clerk Maxwell. It was very popular with climbers, as it was at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps', and was in operation from 1932 to 1950. Image circa 1939.
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PS Waverley413 viewsBuilt by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow in 1946, the 693-ton Waverley entered service in 1947 and is the world's last sea-going paddler. She replaced the previous Waverley, built in 1899 and sunk at Dunkirk in 1940, she cruised to all parts of the Clyde Estuary until withdrawn after the 1973 season by Caledonian-MacBrayne. Next year she was sold to the Paddle Steamer Preservation Society after a massive public campaign in Scotland, and re-entered service in 1975 with support from local authorities. She calls regularly at Helensburgh during the summer. She is pictured at Gourock in 1970.
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Lions Carnival640 viewsMiss Great Britain, Jennifer Gurley, is with Helensburgh Lions Club members Provost J.McLeod Williamson and Alan Wylie at the Lions Club's Carnival and Donkey Derby in East King Street Park in July 1968. In the background is another Lions Club member, Stewart Walker.
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Engine and paddle wheel222 viewsThe engine and paddle wheel of the first Comet.
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Craigendoran Pier651 viewsHow passengers alighting at Craigendoran Pier saw the pier buildings. Image date unknown.
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TS Duchess of Argyll578 viewsThe 593-ton turbine steamer Duchess of Argyll was built by William Denny & Brothers at Dumbarton in 1906 for the Ardrossan to Arran run. Requisitioned as a transport ship in World War One, she returned to service in the 1919 season, making the Kyles of Bute and Arran run her own. She moved to the long cruises to Inveraray and Campbeltown in 1936, returned to the Kyles of Bute run after the war, and was sold in 1952 to the Admiralty for experimental work at Portland. She was scrapped at Newhaven in 1970.
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Trains at Ardui749 viewsTwo steam trains on the West Highland Line at Ardlui Station, Loch Lomond, on August 13 1959. The engine which can be seen pulling a Glasgow train, no.61342, is a 71-ton Class B1 locomotive. Designed by Thompson, the class was introduced in 1942, and 409 were built.
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US Navy Base, Rosneath604 viewsA view of the United States Navy Base at Rosneath from 1941-45.

Last additions - Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust Gallery
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Church for sale61 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
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James Colquhoun102 viewsA cdv image of James Colquhoun (1841-1910) who farmed at Auchensail Farm, Cardross. It is thought that it may have been taken by a Glasgow photographer in the late 1860s. Image supplied by his great grand-daughter, Cathy Shearer.Mar 30, 2015
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Obstacle race80 viewsAn obstacle race in Helensburgh on August 15 1901, obviously part of a well attended event.Mar 24, 2015
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John McAdam75 viewsJohn McAdam of Callendoune Farm, Helensburgh, is pictured with his Clydesdale horse. Image, date unknown, supplied by his daughter Cathy Shearer.Mar 24, 2015
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Laid up ships123 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch during the depression. Image circa 1929.Mar 24, 2015
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Upper Sinclair Street130 viewsA sunlit evening view of Upper Sinclair Street, Helensburgh. Image circa 1950.Mar 24, 2015
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Tom Guthrie's seaplane125 viewsRhu man Tom Guthrie, son of Glasgow Boy artist Sir James Guthrie, set up a company called Clyde Flying Boats Ltd. in 1933, offering pleasure flights at ten shillings and to see Loch Lomond for £1. The aircraft, seen at Helensburgh pier, was a SARO Cutty Sark, and was kept overnight at Inchmurrin Island on Loch Lomond.Feb 23, 2015
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Gareloch from Kidston119 viewsA sunlit evening view of the Gareloch from Kidston Park. Image circa 2005 by Donald Fullarton.Feb 23, 2015