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Helensburgh, Looking East662 viewsTaken from the pier.
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Remains of Malig Mill658 viewsBeside the remains of the mill is the specially enlarged mill pond.
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Novelty postcard543 viewsA 1911 novelty postcard bearing Greetings from Helensburgh, which shows the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch at Rhu, and below it a scene in which the young man on the left is saying "I am having a change, different girl again".
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Watts Garage589 viewsThe 86 Sinclair Street yard of Watts Motor House and Repair Shop, which also had premises at 53 Sinclair Street near the Princes Street junction. This yard is adjacent to the Malig Mill which stood behind the Victoria Hall, and it was taken over by the final Mill owners, R.S.MacFarlane & Son. Image circa 1905.
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View from the pier695 viewsLooking at Helensburgh between Colquhoun Street and Sinclair Street from the pier.
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Helensburgh Pierhead654 viewsLooking west along West Clyde Street. Postmarked August 1912.
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Pine Wood666 viewsEntrance to Pine Wood, The Highlandman's Road. Postcard dated 1891.
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Rhu Village662 views
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Remains of Malig Mill1147 viewsAround 1922 the mill was demolished. Some remains were kept and a rock garden was created.
This image is watermarked.
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The Rose Garden665 viewsA view in Hermitage Park.
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Rosneath Peninsula724 viewsThis postcard was sent on April 22 1905 to Miss Edith Suckling, of Glenelg, Helensburgh, by someone called Campbell. On the front is written: “Having a fine day here, but awfully bothered with showers.” It shows the Edwin Lutyens-designed Ferry Inn, commissioned by Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise in the 1890s and rebuilt from an old pub. Bob Hope stayed there while entertaining troops at the nearby World War Two naval base. It fell into disuse, but was rebuilt again in the late 1950s by boatbuilder Peter Boyle.
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Rosneath shore589 viewsA sketch of the shore at Rosneath. Date unknown.
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