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Four brothers282 viewsFour Helensburgh brothers who were Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials, pictured circa 1939 almost certainly in England by the look of the hanging tiles in the background. Charlie and Jock McDonald are standing, with Lachie and Tommy McDonald in front. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart, Lachie's daughter.Jul 13, 2014
Territorials at camp277 viewsArgyll and Sutherland Highlanders Territorials from Helensburgh relaxing at a camp in the late 1930s. Lachie McDonald is second from left back row, while Jimmy Handyside is on the right in the back row. The surname of the man at the left end of the front row is believed to be MacFarlane. Image supplied by Mrs Betty Stewart.Jul 13, 2014
Laundry staff285 viewsManagers and staff of the Helensburgh Steam Laundry Company in East King Street in the early 1920s. Nos 5 and 6 in the back row from left are Bessie — known to all as Lizzie — and Flora McDonald. The man on the left is Mr Glover. In the front row the second from the left is Jeanie Donnachie, and the fourth from left is Agnes Aird (nee Graham). Image supplied by Lizzie and Flora's niece, Mrs Betty Stewart.
Jul 13, 2014
Bonar Law demonstration postcard180 viewsA sketch of what was claimed to be the largest Union Jack in the Empire being unfurled at the Bonar Law demonstration in Belfast on Easter Tuesday 1912, calling for 'No Home Rule'. Published by 'Town Topics', 30 Chichester Street, Belfast.Jul 12, 2014
Arrochar205 viewsA 1904 image from an unusual angle of part of Arrochar, looking south to Loch Long.Jul 12, 2014
Garelochead from station212 viewsA 1907 image looking down the hill at Garelochhead from the station on the West Highland Line.Jul 12, 2014
Kilcreggan shops206 viewsMain Street, Kilcreggan, circa 1972.Jul 12, 2014
New Shire Bridge184 viewsThe New Shire Bridge at the head of Loch Long between Arrochar and Succoth. Image circa 1935.Jul 12, 2014
Lower Sinclair Street236 viewsA view of Sinclair Street from Clyde Street, with old cars parked outside the shops. Image circa 1920.Jul 12, 2014
Redgauntlet201 viewsThe Clyde paddle steamer Redgauntlet saw service as a World War One minesweeper. Built by Barclay Curle in 1895 for the North British Railway, she served on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. In August 1899 she ran on to rocks off Arran in a gale and was badly holed, but the captain ran her up the beach so that crew and passengers could be rescued. After repairs, she was moved to the Forth in 1909 and then sold to the Galloway Steam Packet Company. Later she went to Algeria and was broken up about 1934. Image circa 1925.
Jul 12, 2014
Bandstand and pier260 viewsLooking across from the Sinclair Street junction towards the bandstand, with the pier and a steamer beyond. Image circa 1910.Jul 12, 2014
Whistlefield179 viewsA 1909 view of Whistlefield looking towards the Gareloch.Jul 12, 2014
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