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Tower Cinema307 viewsThe Tower Cinema was built in the south-east corner of Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh, and battled for patrons with La Scala in James Street. Forced to close because of storm damage in January 1968, it was demolished in 1973.Feb 20, 2013
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Clyde Street School team330 viewsThis team from Clyde Street Primary School, managed by janitor Willie Cowe, played in the 1965 Don Cup final at East King Street, but the result is not known. In front are: Jim Urquhart, Billy McKechnie, Paul ?, Simon Fraser and Walter Dolan; standing are Steven Thorpe, William Bell, ?, Donald Paterson, George Murray and Edward McKell. Please email the editor if you can fill in the missing names.Feb 20, 2013
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Millig SWRI celebrates281 viewsMembers of Helensburgh's Millig SWRI branch celebrated their 25th anniversary with a dinner in the Commodore Hotel on November 13 2001. In front are Myra Taylor, president Betty Tulloch, and Nanny Tomison; behind are Ruth Murdoch, Helen Rodger, Margaret Gilbert and Ann Steer. Entertainment was provided by the Helensburgh and Lomond Fiddlers.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird's home phone435 viewsJohn Logie Baird created a home telephone exchange in his bedroom at The Lodge in West Argyle Street, Helensburgh, to link up five houses by means of wires slung across the street — one of them the home of his great childhood pal and later backer, entertainer Jack Buchanan. Two old friends, Bruce and Harris, are pictured using the system in the bedroom. JLB's bedroom slippers are on the ledge beneath the stool. Image supplied by the inventor's son Malcolm.Feb 20, 2013
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Hastings experiment258 viewsJohn Logie Baird working at Hastings, circa 1924.Feb 20, 2013
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William Taynton257 viewsWilliam Taynton is seen with large cathode ray tubes at Radiolympia in 1939.Feb 20, 2013
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Scanner228 viewsA 30 facet mirror drum flying spot scanner. Image circa 1931.Feb 20, 2013
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265 views30 line TV from the BBC, circa 1932. T.H.Bridgewater is on the left.Feb 20, 2013
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Publicity picture243 viewsJohn Logie Baird smiles broadly for a publicity still with Gwen Farrar, a London-born singer, cellist and film actress, who was the stage partner of singing pianist Norah Blaney. Image date unknown.Feb 20, 2013
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Colour TV238 viewsColour TV in 1928. Major A.G.Church is on the right of the picture, with John Logie Baird beside the receiver.Feb 20, 2013
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Daylight TV231 viewsDaylight TV at Long Acre in 1930, with John Logie Baird on the right.Feb 20, 2013
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Baird receiver220 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1937.Feb 20, 2013
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