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Cardross Primary School1236 viewsThe current Cardross village primary school is pictured. Image date not known.May 09, 2008
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Cardross Main Street487 viewsThe west entrance to Cardross village is pictured, circa 1935.May 09, 2008
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Barremman Pier430 viewsThe pier at Barremman, Clynder, built about 1877 on the instructions of Robert Thom, owner of Barremman Estate, is pictured, circa 1904. It was blown up by the Army in November 1967 as it was the cheapest way to demolish the pier, which had become unsafe.Apr 02, 2008
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Colquhoun Square757 viewsA view across Colquhoun Square from the south east quadrant, with a young girl on the left, two men sitting on the roof of the building behind the Post Office, and a worker up a ladder cleaning a window of the Post Office building. Image date unknown.Apr 01, 2008
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Hermitage Hospital728 viewsNurses and servicemen are pictured outside the World War One Hermitage House Auxiliary Military Hospital in 1917. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion became an annexe to Hermitage School after the war. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store, and it was eventually demolished in 1963.Apr 01, 2008
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Waldie's Hospital Outing539 viewsServicemen patients are pictured outside the World War One Hermitage House Auxiliary Military Hospital, leaving for an outing in 1917 in a carriage from Waldie & Co. The driver is Mr Reynolds, who was also the firm's undertaker. Originally the home of the Cramb family, who sold what was then called Cramb Park to the Town Council in 1911 for £3,750, the mansion became an annexe to Hermitage School after the war. After 1926 it became a council workshop and store, and it was eventually demolished in 1963.Apr 01, 2008
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Helensburgh engine722 viewsV1 Engine no.67631, a Gresley design introduced in 1930 and weighing 84 tons, pictured at Helensburgh Central in November 1952.Apr 01, 2008
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Ardencaple Castle derelict1085 viewsThe last private resident, Mrs H.MacAulay-Stromberg, bought the castle from Sir Iain Colquhoun in 1923 and at last the castle returned to MacAulay ownership. Under her care the castle and grounds were brought back into good order. She died in 1931, and it faced a long period of neglect. During the Second World War it was used by the Admiralty as Naval Married Quarters, and it was demolished in 1957 to make room for a naval housing estate. Image by courtesy of the Clan MacAulay Association, date unknown.Mar 25, 2008
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Cove413 viewsA view of Cove from North Ailey, circa 1904.Mar 24, 2008
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Craigendoran from the pier783 viewsAn unusual view of the homes and the Reynolds Station Hotel on Craigendoran seafront, taken from the pier. Circa 1906.Mar 24, 2008
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Shandon536 viewsShandon Church and part of the pier. The pier was demolished in 1980. Image date unknown.Mar 24, 2008
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Push and pull789 viewsThis LNER Class C15 Reid N.B. design locomotive, weighing 60 tons, was pictured at Arrochar and Tarbet Station in 1959 by Derek Penney. The class dated from 1911 and was built by the Yorkshire Engine Co. It was one of three which operated the push and pull service from Craigendoran to Arrochar, known as 'The Wee Arrochar'.Mar 23, 2008
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