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Kilcreggan from the pier459 viewsThe houses on Kilcreggan seafront, seen from the pier, circa 1908.
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Queen Mary 2459 viewsThe Queen Mary 2 — Cunard flagship and the longest, widest and tallest passenger ship ever built when she was launched in France in 2003 — was pictured from Helensburgh seafront at 5.07 p.m. in October 2009 by burgh man Iain Duncan. The liner berthed at Greenock on a tour of the UK to mark her fifth birthday. She can take 2,620 passengers and has 1,253 officers and crew, and has 15 restaurants and bars, five swimming pools, a casino, ballroom, theatre, planetarium, and kennels for passengers cats and dogs.
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West Free Church459 viewsThe earliest known picture of what is now Helensburgh Parish Church and Colquhoun Square, before there were buildings in the north west quadrant in 1857. It is possible for what is now the Bank of Scotland to exist just out of shot, but what appears to be building blocks bottom right may be evidence of the bank under construction (it carries the date of 1861). Image found by church fabric convener Andrew Black and supplied by a former minister of the church, the Rev David Clark.
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Faslane Bay458 viewsA tranquil Faslane Bay, long before it became a military port and was used for shipbreaking. Image date unknown.
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Gareloch from Rahane458 viewsA view towards Garelochhead, with two merchant ships at anchor. Date unknown.
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Rest And Be Thankful458 viewsCars parked at the top of the Rest and Be Thankful as passengers look down Glen Croe, circa 1927.
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Rhu from behind458 viewsAn unusual view of Rhu village from the hill behind. Image circa 1926.
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Seafront shelter458 viewsThe William Street shelter on the West Esplanade, Helensburgh, published by M.C.Robertson, West Clyde Street. It was one of several seafront shelters which fell into disrepair and were demolished towards the end of the century. Image circa 1910.
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Tamnavoulin458 viewsAn old view looking east at the back of Tamnavoulin Cottage in Glen Fruin, published by Sam's of Helensburgh. Image date unknown.
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Presentation to family457 viewsJohn Logie Baird's sister Annie and his children Diana and Malcolm are presented with a television set from the Scophany Television Company in April 1952.
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Garelochhead457 viewsA view of Garelochhead from the railway station. Image circa 1943.
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Centenary Cross457 viewsOld postcard with the centenary cross in the middle of Colquhoun Square, and the coat of arms.
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