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The East Bay357 viewsLooking towards Craigendoran
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Glen Fruin357 viewsCattle in Glen Fruin, looking west from near the Black Bridge. Image pre-1945, but date unknown.
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St Bride's Church357 viewsOriginally known as the West Parish Church, St Bride's Church at the corner of William Street and West King Street was opened on March 10 1878. Its first minister was the Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird. In 1981 it was united with the then Old and St Andrew's Church in Colquhoun Square to become the West Kirk, and a few years later it was demolished and replaced by a new burgh library and flats.
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Craigendoran Pier356 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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West Clyde Street looking east356 viewsLooking east along West Clyde Street.
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Helensburgh boys team 1922356 viewsAn unknown 1922 Helensburgh boys team.Second from left in the front row is Peter Reece. Image supplied by Sue Taylor.
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Kidston Band Stand356 viewsA family relax outside the now demolished band stand at Kidston Park, with the Training Ship Empress in the distance. The bandstand was used by the boys bands from the Empress and its predecessor Cumberland. Image, date unknown, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Motor Boat Thistle356 viewsThe Thistle and helmsman are pictured in the Gareloch opposite Garelochhead, circa 1920.
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PS Industry356 viewsThis painting shows the early Clyde Shipping Company paddle steamer Industry in 1815. It appeared on a postcard published in 1990 to mark 175 years of the company and Glasgow being European City of Culture. Launched in 1814, she became the seventh steamboat to service the Clyde, mainly carrying luggage and cargo between Greenock and Glasgow, but also serving as one of the Clyde’s first tugs. Her career spanned over half a century and prior to her retirement she was the oldest steamer operating on the Clyde.
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Rhu Arden356 viewsA 2013 image of Rhu Arden, 1 Upper Sutherland Crescent, Helensburgh, which was built about 1871 by noted architect William Leiper and was originally named Bonnington. Later he built his own home, Terpersie, next door. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Comet replica 1962355 viewsThe Comet replica, built by apprentices at William Lithgow at Port Glasgow for the 150th anniversary of the first sailing of Henry Bell's Comet, Europe's first commercial steamship, is seen steaming down river past a cruise liner. To mark the anniversary, the replica sailed from Port Glasgow to Helensburgh, with civic dignitaries on board in costume for 1812. Image taken and supplied by Jim Bamber.
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Old Corn Mill355 viewsOld Corn Mill, Rosneath.
Postmarked 1910
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