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Hermitage FP football team 1912-13851 viewsBack row: J.Gilmour, S.Carson, R.Duncan, R.Martin, J.MacFarlane, W.Buchanan, T.White, T.MacFarquhar. Front: Morrison, S.Brown, W.Roxborough, W.Wright, G.McLachlan, A.McCulloch, F.Duncan. Unfortunately there is a mark on the print covering the face of the player in the middle of the front row. This club was revived after the Second World War and offered several sports for a number of years. Image supplied by Iain McCulloch.
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Helensburgh 1st XI849 viewsThe Helensburgh Cricket Club 1st XI pictured by well known burgh photographer Bill Benzie beside the old pavilion at Ardencaple, which was later burnt down. Two stalwarts of the team for many years are in the front row, Willie Gilchrist (left) and his brother Ian (second from right). Image date unknown.
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Hermitage Park848 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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Zimba848 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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Early Helensburgh Station846 viewsAn 1875 picture of the second of three Helensburgh stations. From 1857 the first station was at George Street, but by 1862 the railway had been brought to this East Princes Street site to the east of the present Central Station, which replaced it a few years later.
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Helensburgh from above846 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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The Paddling Pool846 viewsThe paddling pool on Helensburgh's west seafront. Date unknown.
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The Barracks843 viewsA notorious property known as The Barracks, or Fugie's Property, which was on the west side of James Street between Princes Street and King Street roughly where the playpark now is, is pictured in the early stages of demolition in the 1890s. The 29 dwellings had housed railway employees and railway construction workers.
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Crimea, Portincaple841 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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The Ram's Head Bridge841 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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Looking east841 viewsView east from the pier, circa 1910.
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Ardencaple840 viewsAn old picture of Ardencaple. Date unknown.
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