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Glen Fruin cattle194 viewsCows meander through Glen Fruin. Image published by Stewart Stationer, Helensburgh, circa 1918.Mar 13, 2017
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Path to kirk192 viewsKirkpath Lane in Rhu. Image circa 1910.Mar 13, 2017
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412 viewsClass 4 at Hermitage Primary School, circa 1956-7. Image supplied by Anne Khaya (nee Lillburn).Feb 18, 2017
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Wonderwall242 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. Image supplied by Des Gorra.Feb 18, 2017
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Cairndhu House332 viewsCairndhu on Helensburgh seafront when it was a family home. Later it became the Cairndhu Hotel, then a nursing home for the elderly, and it is now disused. Originally Cairndhu House, it was built in 1871 to a William Leiper design in the style of a grand chateau for John Ure, Provost of Glasgow, whose son became Lord Strathclyde and lived in the mansion. Image, date unknown, supplied by Mrs Sheila Allan.Feb 06, 2017
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Portrait254 viewsA photographic portrait of Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird. Image date unknown.Feb 02, 2017
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Original apparatus270 viewsHelensburgh inventor John Logie Baird is pictured with the first television transmitter, made up literally from odds and ends, in September 1926. The apparatus was used in the world's first successful demonstrations of instantaneous moving scenes by wire and wireless. It is now housed in the Science Museum in South Kensington, London.Jan 24, 2017
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Muirholm291 viewsThe now closed Muirholm Hotel in Cardross, which was originally a private home. It has been lying empty for several years, and the Co-op has received planning permission to turn it into a 2,000 sq ft foodstore. The plans show that the conservatory at the front will disappear and the principal part of the foodstore will be to the back of the two-storey building in a new extension at the rear. Photo by Stewart Noble.Jan 19, 2017
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315 viewsMembers of the Rose family from Helensburgh pictured on top of an army tank believed to have been stationed near the road at Whistlefield. The photo was taken by Professor Richard Rose in September 1967, and he believes that it was removed about 10 to 15 years later. Any further information would be welcome.Jan 09, 2017
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Macvicars380 viewsPedestrians use the crossing at the foot of Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, in front of Macvicars clothing store in the 1960s.Jan 07, 2017
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Dance group319 viewsA 1951 image of members of gym teacher John Blain's Dance Group, receiving apples sent from British Columbia. Pictured (from left) are Judith Peel, Pat Paterson, Jean Hamilton, Lexine Milne, Hazel Russel, Joyce Henderson (the head between Hazel and Sheena), Sheena Campbell, teacher James Bell and Sonja Aitken. Image supplied by Sheena Campbell's elder brother, Iain G.Campbell, who now lives in Canada.Jan 07, 2017
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Rest and be Thankful267 viewsThe north end of the Rest and be Thankful road, with the old military road below. Image, circa 2010, supplied by Gordon Fraser.Dec 28, 2016
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