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Kilcreggan Bay351 viewsA steamer is leaving Kilcreggan pier in this view published by Kerr, The Post Office, Kilcreggan, circa 1906.
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Tarbet351 viewsA view of Tarbet on Loch Lomondside, circa 1903. The large building is the Tarbet Hotel.
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Glen Loin Youth Hostel350 viewsThe Glen Loin Youth Hostel, near the Succoth Burn at Arrochar, was provided for the Scottish Youth Hostels Association by a grant from the Carnegie U.K. Trustees and was opened on March 19 1932 by Sir John Clerk Maxwell. It was very popular with climbers, as it was at the foot of the 'Arrochar Alps', and was in operation from 1932 to 1950. Image circa 1939.
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Gareloch view350 viewsA view of the Gareloch from near Kidston Park showing a steamer which has just passed the Training Ship Empress. Image circa 1912.
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The first Waverley350 viewsThe first paddle steamer Waverley, built by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse, Glasgow, in 1899, was bombed and sunk at Dunkirk on May 30 1940 — the 41st anniversary of her launch date — as HMS Waverley, and 350 officers men lost their lives. The 537 ton North British Steam Packet Company vessel was purchased in 1902 by the North British Railway and in 1923 by the London and North Eastern Railway. Image circa 1925.
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Ring Round The Moon350 viewsThe cast of the Helensburgh Theatre Arts Club production of "Ring Round The Moon", by Jean Anouilh, translated by Christoper Fry, in the Victoria Hall in December 1967. The production by Vera McIntyre was considered outstanding. Sitting (from left) are Marjorie Jennings, Joanne Pfeiffer, Sally Lloyd-Jones, Joanna Muir; standing are Jill Grattidge, Philip Clarke, Bernard Jennings, Chris Young, Michael Crossley, Ronnie Kinloch and Jean Pender.
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Rosneath from Rhu350 viewsA view from Rhu Point looking towards Rosneath Pier and the Lutyens-designed Ferry House, with a steamer travelling into the Gareloch. The pier was closed in 1942. Image circa 1911.
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St Modan's, Rosneath350 viewsSt Modan founded a church at Rosneath in the 6th century, and died there. In 1880, a finely carved stone was dug up from the grounds of the present church. It has been dated to circa 800 A.D. and is thought to represent the tombstone of St Modan. It is preserved inside the church. The present building celebrated its centenary in 1953. In the grounds are the ruins of the previous church (1780), and the only known grave in Scotland of an African slave, Robert Story, who came to Scotland as a freed slave.
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Steamer at Luss350 viewsThe road down to Luss Pier, where a steamer is waiting, on a grey day. Circa 1915.
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Whistlefield350 viewsA view of Whistlefield from the north, looking towards the Gareloch, circa 1925.
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Horses and Carriage349 viewsOutside Bellcairn House, Cove, in 1913.
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Seafront view349 viewsA Tuck & Sons Oilette view of Helensburgh seafront in the early 1900s, painted by D.Small.
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