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Centenary Cross589 viewsOld postcard with the centenary cross in the middle of Colquhoun Square, and the coat of arms.
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Clyde Street536 viewsThis postcard bearing the Helensburgh coat of arms is looking east from Colquhoun Street towards the bandstand and the Old Parish Church. Image circa 1907.
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Clynder566 viewsA view of Clynder from Rosneath, with Barremman Pier in the distance. Date unknown.
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Colquhoun Square678 views
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Colquhoun Square656 viewsThe south west quadrant, taken around 1907. One of two granite drinking fountains in the square is shown, with a line of children in the background.
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Craigendoran588 viewsA view of Craigendoran from the pier. Date unknown.
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Craigendoran Station677 viewsA Tucks oilette postcard of Craigendoran Station with a train coming into the station. The station and steamer terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Post-dated June 3 1907 to New York, the card has an American one cent stamp on it.
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Dining Room808 viewsPart of the dining room at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
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Donkey Rides1416 viewsUndated, but possibly the 1960s. Can anyone provide a date?
This image is watermarked.
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General postcard620 views
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Golf Course at Shandon793 viewsThe nine-hole golf course was attached to Shandon Hydropathic Hotel, the former home of Clyde shipbuilder Robert Napier.
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Helensburgh East Bay676 viewsLooking west from in front of the Queen's Hotel — note writing on seawall. Image date unknown.
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