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Arrochar Hotel456 viewsOriginally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time. It has been considerably expanded and is now the Arrochar Hotel. Image circa 1925.
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Rosneath Point693 viewsLooking from above Rhu over the Gareloch to Rosneath Point and the Firth of Clyde beyond. Image date unknown.
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1920s burgh class1570 viewsA 1920s Helensburgh school class photographed by W.D.Brown & Co. of West Bay Studio, Helensburgh. Any information about the people in the picture would be welcomed.
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Working the crowd380 viewsAndrew Bonar Law makes a speech at an unknown location surrounded by dignitaries, circa 1920.
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Flywheel and anvil534 viewsThe Comet flywheel and Henry Bell's anvil resited on Helensburgh's East Bay, close to the original jetty, as part of the Helensburgh bicentenary celebrations. It was formerly in Hermitage Park. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Seafront viewed from a boat980 viewsThe clock tower is almost centre of the image. Undated.
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Craigendoran steamers810 viewsCraigendoran pier in the late 1890s, with the steamers Red Gauntlet, Lady Clare and Dandie Dinmont.
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The Northern Belle863 viewsA special excursion with a steam locomotive emblazoned with the name The Northern Belle waits at the pier platform at Craigendoran Station for passengers to alight from steamers. It was a week-long luxury round Britain excursion first introduced in 1933 by the London and North Eastern Railway using Pullman coaches, run four time each summer until the outbreak of World War Two. Image date unknown.

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1885 Seafront4 viewsA view of the town from the pier c.1885, taken by pioneering Scottish photographer George Washington Wilson (1823-93) from Aberdeen. Reprinted as a postcard, it includes the Imperial Hotel, the Granary and the Old Parish Church.Nov 19, 2017
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Queen's Hotel7 viewsThe Queen's Hotel on Helensburgh eastern seafront was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats. Image date unknown.
Nov 17, 2017
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St Michael's Church13 viewsHelensburgh's St Michael and All Angels Scottish Episcopal Church stands at the corner of William Street and West Princes Street. On Sunday August 22 1841 a congregation of Scottish Episcopalians met in the room of a house in William Street, where Divine Service was solemnised by the Very Rev William Routledge. Their first church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, opened on the site of the present St Michael's Church in 1843. Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, a prolific architect and pupil of George Gilbert Scott, chose the style of the Gothic Revival for the current church which was consecrated on May 7 1868. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Modan's Church14 viewsSt Modan's Church at Rosneath. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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United Reformed Church15 viewsHelensburgh's United Reformed church at the corner of James Street and West Princes Street was originally Helensburgh Congregational Church. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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Shandon Church17 viewsShandon Church on Garelochside, opposite Shandon Pier, is now a private dwelling. Photo by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Bride's Church18 viewsPhoto by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017
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St Columba Church18 viewsPhoto by Professor John Hume.Oct 20, 2017