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Helensburgh Municipal Buildings1056 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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Rosneath launch1055 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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Wonder of Woolies-11049 viewsLocal historian Pat Drayton is seen with members of staff outside the Woolworths store in West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, in October 1997. She won a competition to perform the official opening of a new look store after extensive refurbishment and was treated to a champagne breakfast before the opening. The store was open for many years until it closed in January 2009 when the chain went into administration.
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Sheepdog trials1048 viewsA young lady with dogs at the Helensburgh and District Sheepdog Trials at Camis Eskan Farm, circa 1930. Photo by James Russell, Alexandria.
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Morven Christie1048 viewsAn autographed photo of Helensburgh-born stage, TV and screen actress Morven Christie. The former ski instructor has appeared for the Royal Shakespeare Company, in films such as 'House of 9' with Denis Hopper, 'The Flying Scotsman' with Johnny Lee Miller, and 'The Young Victoria" with Emily Blunt, and on TV in 'Harley Street', 'Teachers', and 'Monday Monday'.
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Camis Eskan Greenhouse1039 viewsThe greenhouse in the gardens of Camis Eskan during the Second World War. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.
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High Green winners1039 viewsPrizewinners at Helensburgh Bowling Club at their annual prizegiving in November 1964. Among those in the picture are William Cowe, John Omnet and James Gow.
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1933 Helensburgh seafront1037 viewsAn unusual view of Helensburgh's west seafront from the pier, with two shelters, taken during the very hot summer of 1933.
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Helensburgh Esplanade1036 viewsAll ages enjoy the seafront. Date unknown.
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Busy Seafront1034 viewsA packed west esplanade on a sunny day in the summer of 1967.
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Helensburgh Pier1034 viewsA view from the pier towards West Clyde Street and the Old Parish Church and the Granary, circa 1961.
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Loch Long Torpedo Range1029 viewsThis picture, circa 1920, shows the Loch Long Torpedo Range which was in use from 1912-86. The building was badly damaged by fire and demolished in 2007. Activity at the range reached a peak during World War Two, with more than 12,000 torpedoes being fired down the loch in 1944.
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