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Novelty postcard567 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 Garage618 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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Pine Wood702 viewsEntrance to Pine Wood, The Highlandman's Road. Postcard dated 1891.
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Rhu Village685 views
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Remains of Malig Mill1204 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 Garden686 viewsA view in Hermitage Park.
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Rosneath Peninsula747 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 shore616 viewsA sketch of the shore at Rosneath. Date unknown.
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On the Row Road650 viewsPost-marked 1909. On the road to Row (Rhu) with Helensburgh in the background.
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Rustic Bridge1142 viewsThe rustic bridge was in Hermitage Park. If you could see through the trees you would see the Victoria Halls. Hermitage Primary School is off to the left. Date unknown.
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Helensburgh Seafront704 viewsTaken from the pier when the tide was in. Note the paddling pool along the beach.
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Clyde Street567 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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