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Whistler's Glen804 viewsIllegal distilling was a feature in the Gareloch area until about 1830, and Whistler's Glen above Rhu was so named from the practice of signalling the approach of the Gauger or Exciseman. There was also a legitimate distillery at the foot of Whistler's Burn where Aldonaig now stands.
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Mr and Mrs Andy Clyde802 viewsMovie star Andy Clyde, one of three members of Helensburgh's Clyde family who made their names as actors, is pictured at home with his wife, former Mack Sennett bathing beauty Elsie Maud Tarran, on April 6 1934. He was an artist of no mean ability and often sketched his wife. The couple married on September 23 1932 in Ontario, San Bernadino, California. A son, John Allan, was born in 1935 but tragically died in 1944.
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Helensburgh Municipal Buildings802 viewsIncluded a police station with cells, and a theatre above. Still used as official buildings - even has a postbox in the same place in front of the building. Could it be the same postbox?
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Prize Swimmers800 viewsA Helensburgh Swimming Club prizegiving in the Pillar Hall in the 1950s. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Larchfield 1st XV798 viewsThe Larchfield School 1st XV. Image date unknown, and further details would be welcomed. Email the editor by using the Contact Us facility on the Trust website home page.
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Craigendoran Station796 viewsCraigendoran Station in its heyday, with a steam train approaching from Helensburgh. The station and steamer terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Date unknown
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Craigendoran Upper Station796 viewsCraigendoran Upper Station, the start of the West Highland Line which opened in 1894. Like all the local upper stations, except Rhu, it was designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh from above794 viewsA view of Helensburgh from above the Highlandman's Road, as a steamer makes it way to Craigendoran Pier. Image date unknown.
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Busy seafront792 viewsThe bunting is up and the crowds are out on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, on a sunny summer day. Image circa 1948.
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Rosneath launch792 viewsThe yacht Sea Laughter is launched after being built at Silver's Yard at Rosneath. Managing director John Boyd, also Cove and Kilcreggan's Dean of Guild, is third from left in the front row. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh derailment791 viewsThis derailment, which occurred about 1968, is shown from the Adelaide Street footbridge looking west towards Helensburgh Central Station.
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Chess at Hermitage791 viewsPlay in progress at a chess match between Hermitage School and Dumbarton's Keil School in March 1969.
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