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Early Helensburgh Station1051 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's Specials722 viewsMembers of Helensburgh's Special Constabulary during the Second World War. Image supplied by Cecilia Dunlop.
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Deborah Kerr and Peter Viertel643 viewsHelensburgh film star Deborah Kerr with her second husband, the German-born, Californian-educated author and screenwriter Peter Viertel, photographed in their home in Klosters, Switzerland, in September 1964 four years after their marriage. She died in England on October 16 2007, and he died 19 days later on November 4 in Marbella, Spain, where they had a second home.
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Garelochhead Village753 viewsA view of the Garelochhead Hotel, burnt down some years ago, and the long demolished pier, circa 1905.
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Comet replica399 viewsThis working model of Henry Bell's Comet steamship was built and sailed by members of Helensburgh and District Modellers Club, who in August 2012, after the bicentenary celebrations, donated it to Helensburgh Heritage Trust for display in the Heritage Centre in Helensburgh Library in West King Street.
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Baird receiver542 viewsJohn Logie Baird is pictured with a C.R.T. receiver, circa 1935.
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West Princes Street1011 viewsWest Princes Street looking east. Date unknown.
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West Free Church617 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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Rosneath Old Parish Church26 viewsSt Modan's Old Parish Church, Rosneath, stands near to its successor, and is surrounded by a graveyard. The church is now a roofless ruin, with some of the walls still standing. This site is said to have had a church for centuries, with this ruined church being the fourth church on the site. There are records of ministers stretching back to 1250. The site was apparently established by St Modan, who may be buried at Faslane. The image is from a 1908 postcard, kindly supplied by the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.May 02, 2018
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Garage in the square43 viewsMunro & Pender's Garage in Colquhoun Square. It was beside the Post Office in the south west quadrant of the square. After it closed the site was acquired by A.Trail & Sons Builders, who erected a development of ground floor shops with flats above. Image circa 1950 by kind permission of the Helensburgh Memories Facebook pages.Apr 11, 2018
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Tracks cleared155 viewsOn Wednesday February 28 2018 an exceptionally severe blizzard hit much of Scotland and rail services were suspended. The following day a class 37 diesel locomotive with a snowplough was sent from Fort William to Bathgate and then back to Helensburgh to clear the tracks. It reached Helensburgh Central Station on the morning of Friday 2nd March, but passenger services from Helensburgh did not resume until the Sunday morning. Photo by Darrel Hendrie.
Mar 15, 2018
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Snow-bound170 viewsOn Wednesday February 28 2018 an exceptionally severe blizzard hit much of Scotland and rail services were suspended in the early afternoon. This photo shows a snow-bound class 334 electric train in Helensburgh Central Station at about 6.30am the following morning. Photo by Darrel Hendrie.Mar 15, 2018
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Pier awash223 viewsHelensburgh pier is almost submerged in a gale. Image circa 1928.Feb 18, 2018
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Cove villas237 viewsVillas in Cove pictured from the sea. Image circa 1932.Feb 18, 2018
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Leaving Helensburgh223 viewsLNER C16 4-4-2T No.9439 is seen pulling a passenger train out of Helensburgh Central Station in 1938. Behind is the station goods yard.Feb 17, 2018
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Looking down on Rhu230 viewsRhu village and Rhu Bay are seen from above from the drive of Woodstone Court, circa 1959. A black and white version is also in this album.Jan 28, 2018