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Kilcreggan from the air198 viewsA 1962 image of Kilcreggan from the air.Dec 16, 2013
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Queen's Hotel Ballroom223 viewsA 1934 image of the Ballroom at the Queen's Hotel, where countless local dances, wedding celebrations and other events were held. The hotel was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats.Dec 10, 2013
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Shandon Hydro Conference257 viewsShandon Hydro was the venue in 1952 for the annual conference of the Federation of Master Painters and Decorators in Scotland. At this conference Helensburgh man Gregory Alexander Burgess was elected president. Four years later he became president of the Incorporated Institute of British Decorators. Image supplied by Jenny Sanders.Dec 10, 2013
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On the beach267 viewsA 1925 image of families relaxing, playing and building sandcastles on Helensburgh beach just to the west of the pier.Dec 04, 2013
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Course opening239 viewsThe assembled crowd at the opening of the present Cardross golf course on May 21 1904. It was designed by the celebrated golfer Willie Fernie who that day played Ben Sayers over the 18 holes. They carded 76 and 77 respectively. It succeeded a six hole course laid out in 1895 on part of the Kilmahew Estate. Image supplied by Archie McIntyre.Nov 18, 2013
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Cardross Main Street227 viewsAn old image of Cardross Main Street looking west, with the house which later became the Muirholm Hotel, on the right. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.Nov 18, 2013
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Cardross Parish Church212 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae and the original Cardross Parish Church which was destroyed by German bombs in May 1941. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.Nov 18, 2013
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Kirkbrae, Cardross230 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae, now Main Street, in Cardross, with the original Cardross Parish Church — destroyed by German bombs in 1941 — in the background. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.Nov 18, 2013
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Paddling pool237 viewsChildren play in the now removed paddling pool on Helensburgh's West Esplanade. Image circa 1951.Nov 13, 2013
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Packed pier249 viewsHelensburgh pier, outdoor pool and seafront are packed on a sunny summer day in 1935.Nov 13, 2013
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Garelochhead shops258 viewsThe Main Street and shops in Garelochhead. Image date unknown.Oct 24, 2013
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Seafront shelter272 viewsThe William Street shelter on the West Esplanade, Helensburgh, published by M.C.Robertson, West Clyde Street. It was one of several seafront shelters which fell into disrepair and were demolished towards the end of the century. Image circa 1910.
Oct 24, 2013
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