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Kilcreggan from the air348 viewsAn aerial view of Kilcreggan and its pier. Image circa 1961.
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PS Industry348 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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West Clyde Street347 viewsLooking east from near the junction with John Street. Date unknown.
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Garelochhead347 viewsA view from the north of the valley down to Garelochhead and the Gareloch beyond. Image circa 1920.
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Gareloch from Whistlefield347 viewsA farmer poses in his field on the Whistlefield Hill, above Garelochhead. Image circa 1903.
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Motor Boat Thistle347 viewsThe Thistle and helmsman are pictured in the Gareloch opposite Garelochhead, circa 1920.
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Rhu Village347 viewsRhu Church and the village shops are pictured, circa 1905. The picture was published by Winton, Stationer, Post Office, Rhu.
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Swan Isle347 viewsSwan Isle, which lies in the bay off Aldochlay just south of Luss on Loch Lomondside, is a crannog and one of the earliest examples of human settlement, dating from around 3000BC. These artificial islands were built for security against both human enemies and wild animals. Image date unknown.
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The East Bay346 viewsAn old view of the East Bay looking towards the town centre. Image date unknown.
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Argyll Street Cricket Club346 viewsThis is a photo of Larchfield School pupils taken by John Logie Baird in about 1900 at the Larchfield cricket field near the Duchess Wood at Ardencaple. His friend Jack Buchanan, later to become a famous entertainer, is seated on the right with his cap at a rakish angle. Professor Malcolm Baird, who kindly supplied the image, says: “There are ten people in the group, and it is possible that JLB was the 11th member of the team! There is nothing more on record."
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Rhu village centre346 viewsAn old view of Rhu showing the Post Office and Inn, published by Winton, Stationer, Rhu Post Office. Image date unknown.
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Rhu Village346 viewsA 1931 image of Rhu village taken from a boat on the Gareloch, published by Winton, Stationer, Rhu Post Office.
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