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Zimba869 viewsThe motor yacht Zimba, built by James A.Silver Ltd. of Rosneath, pictured off Gully Bridge Pier in June 1960 by Stewart Noble on board Tommy Wright's Gareloch yacht Catriona.
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The Ram's Head Bridge867 viewsThis photo by Donald Fullarton shows the Ram's Head Bridge in Glen Luss, built in 1777 by William Johns, seen in winter with little vegetation. It was also known as the Tupp Bridge. Glen Luss was one of the first of the Highland glens to be cleared after the defeat of the Jacobites in 1745, with the people forced off the land and replaced by the Linton breed of black-faced sheep.
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East Princes Street865 viewsA view of East Princes Street in the days of horse-drawn carriages, with the station on the left in the days of the North British Railway. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh Putting Green862 viewsDate unknown.
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Morar House861 viewsThe sadly neglected Morar House, which for some years was renamed Drumadoon, at the top of Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, opposite the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House. It was built by William Leiper in 1903, a year after Hill House, for the McAlpine family who owned a shipping firm, and was later the home of the Hogarth shipping family. For some years it was a nursing home, but has been unoccupied since then and is rapidly deteriorating. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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The Thorburn Family859 viewsRobert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager and keen amateur photographer, with his wife, Christina Graham from Rhu, and family. Taken around 1909.
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Helensburgh Pier857 viewsA sunny day on the pier, with coloured lights running the length of the pier. Date unknown. From the image collection of the late Nan Moir, of Cove.
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19th Century Portrait857 viewsThe identity of these two ladies, photographed by Young, Photographer, William Street, Helensburgh, in the 1860s is not known.
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Crimea, Portincaple855 viewsCrimea, now renamed Dalriada, was the home of eminent artist James Kay RSA RSW who lived there for 33 years and worked in a studio at 79 West Regent Street, Glasgow. It belonged to his brother Alec, a shipping office manager. The name was chosen when they moved there in 1909 because his father was a Chief Petty Officer in the Royal Navy during the Crimean War, serving in the Black Sea area. James painted an elaborate mural of scenes from the Crimean War on the walls of the main entrance. Image date unknown.
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Helensburgh from above855 viewsA view of Helensburgh from above the Highlandman's Road, as two steamers makes their way to Craigendoran Pier, circa 1939.
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PS Jeanie Deans854 viewsThe paddle steamer Jeanie Deans in Loch Long. Built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, she was extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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Hermitage Park853 viewsA family outing enjoying good weather and scenery. This is the site of the old mill, and part of Hermitage Primary School is in the background.
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