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Loch and Ben Lomond497 viewsA steamer on Loch Lomond, with Ben Lomond in the distance, circa 1912.Sep 04, 2008
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Lucy Ashton at Helensburgh719 viewsThe 200 ton steamer Lucy Ashton, built in 1888, leaves Helensburgh pier for Craigendoran. Image date unknown, but before the outdoor swimming pool was built in 1928.Sep 04, 2008
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Yew Tree Avenue512 viewsYew Tree Avenue in Rosneath, circa 1910.Sep 04, 2008
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Camis Eskan, circa 1840803 viewsThis painting by John Knox (1778-1845) shows some of the children of Colin Campbell of Colgrain fishing by the bridge in front of the remodelled house. He bought the estate in 1836 from James Dennistoun, the last of the Dennistouns of Colgrain, whose family had owned the land for over 500 years. The Dennistouns were granted the lands by the first Stuart king Robert II, who had married into the family, and whose son Robert III and all future Kings would have Dennistoun blood in their veins.Aug 27, 2008
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Camis Eskan, circa 1840458 viewsThis painting by John Knox (1778-1845) shows the sons of Colin Campbell of Colgrain standing around the ice house above Camis Eskan. He bought the estate in 1836 from James Dennistoun, the last of the Dennistouns of Colgrain, whose family had owned the land for over 500 years. The Dennistouns were granted the lands by the first Stuart king Robert II, who had married into the family, and whose son Robert III and all future Kings would have Dennistoun blood in their veins.Aug 27, 2008
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Camis Eskan1426 viewsA 1928 engraving by J.Westley of a drawing by J.R.Neale of Camis Eskan House.Aug 18, 2008
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Mothballed warships1439 viewsGarelochhead and the Gareloch from Whistlefield Brae, showing mothballed Royal Navy warships lying at anchor in the loch — a ship of the King George V battleship class in the foreground and two others of the class in the background. The first of these ships was laid up there after decommissioning in November 1949, followed by King George V (June 1950) and Duke of York (November 1951). Approval for scrapping these ships was given in April 1957, so the image date is likely to be between 1951 and 1957.Aug 16, 2008
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Rhu Pier589 viewsLuxury yachts and the Training Ship Empress moored off Rhu Pier, circa 1906.Aug 16, 2008
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Rhu Village Green556 viewsChildren enjoy playing on the village green in front of Rhu Church, circa 1905.Aug 16, 2008
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Sinclair Street looking south862 viewsA November 1926 photograph looking down Sinclair Street from Stafford Street and across at the Victoria Hall. The long low building is a garage which was originally part of the Millig Mill business, but the Mill was demolished in 1922. Originally Watts Yard Motor House and Repair Shop, it was taken over by final Mill owners R.S.MacFarlane & Son.Aug 10, 2008
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Theatre triumph465 viewsHelensburgh Theatre Arts Club producer Mrs Vera McIntyre is pictured with Provost J.McLeod Williamson at a civic reception in the Court Hall of the Municipal Buildings, given by the Town Council to mark the club's achievement in winning the Scottish Community Drama Association's annual three act play festival final in May 1967 at the Albert Hall, Stirling, with Mrs McIntyre's production of Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town'. In the background is the Stirling Cup.Aug 01, 2008
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1892 Leiper Porch531 viewsA ceremony taking place during the construction of the William Leiper Porch at the West Free Church (now Helensburgh Parish Church) in mid-1982. The porch was built as a memorial to the Rev Alexander Anderson, minister of the church, who died in 1891. On the platform are two choirs and church dignitaries, and a large crowd are watching. On a ladder can be seen the name of local painting and decorating firm J.W.McCulloch who were in business in Colquhoun Square until a few years ago. Image by kind permission of Helensburgh Parish Church.Aug 01, 2008
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