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St Michael's Church340 viewsSir Robert Rowan Anderson, a pupil of George Gilbert Scott, designed St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church, at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street, and maintained an interest in the subsequent decorative additions. Amongst the important contributors to the cost of its erection in 1867 was William Gladstone. Image published by M.C.Robertson, West End Library, Helensburgh, circa 1912.
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Craigendoran Pier339 viewsThis drawing by well known Helensburgh artist and art historian Ailsa Tanner captures the curve of the steamer platform at Craigendoran Station. This is one of the works of art in the Anderson Trust Collection, which puts on an exhibition each Spring in Helensburgh Library in West King Street.
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Baird with tricar339 viewsA young John Logie Baird with a passenger in a Humber tricar, image circa 1906.
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Buchanan and Astaire339 viewsIn 1953, the top UK and US song-and-dance men met in The Band Wagon. Helensburgh man Jack Buchanan and Fred Astaire's duet, "I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan", and their clever version, with Nanette Fabray, of "Triplets" fame, made this one of MGM's most acclaimed musical films, and the pinnacle of Buchanan's career.
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Centenary Monument339 viewsLooking west from Colquhoun Square along West Princes Street before the Centenary Monument was moved from the centre of the square to the north west quadrant. Provost Sam Bryden, who owned Macneur & Bryden's newsagent and gift shop in East Princes Street, Helensburgh, was the man responsible for the erection of the monument. Image circa 1908.
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West Clyde Street looking east339 viewsLooking east along West Clyde Street.
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West Kirk interior339 viewsAn early picture of the interior of St Andrew's Church of Scotland, then Old and St Andrew's, and now Helensburgh West Kirk. Image supplied by the minister, the Rev David Clark.
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Gareloch evening339 viewsA view south looking across Rhu Pier to the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch. Image date unknown.
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Rest And Be Thankful339 viewsA view up the Rest And Be Thankful roads, old and new, from Glencroe. Date unknown.
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HMS Jamaica338 viewsA June 1960 image of HMS Jamaica laid up in the Gareloch. Taken by Stewart Noble on board Tommy Wright's Gareloch yacht Catriona.
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RNAD Coulport338 viewsA Polaris submarine is docked at the Royal Naval Armament Depot at Coulport on Loch Long, where missiles are loaded and unloaded. Image, circa 1990, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Royal Guest338 viewsHRH Princess Anne watches children at work in the Drumfork Club at Churchill in the late 1960s.
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