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Stormy Craigendoran Station773 viewsWaves break over the line and platform at Craigendoran Station leading down to the steamer terminal. In the distance is thought to be the old Drumfork Ferry House. The station and terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972.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. Image date unknown.
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Craigendoran Station792 viewsA view of Craigendoran Station in its heyday, with the platform on the left leading down to the steamer terminal. It opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972.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. Image date unknown.
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Funeral Carriage656 viewsA new funeral carriage is proudly displayed outside the Sinclair Street premises of Waldie & Co., Motor and Carriage Hirers. Date unknown.
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Garelochhead Coach Services bus705 viewsA green Garelochhead Coach Services Regent bus, MSN 863G, is pictured outside Helensburgh Central Station. Image, date unknown, is copyright David Christie.
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Steamer leaving the Gareloch739 viewsThe date of this picture, taken from the Whistler's Glen area above Rhu, is not known, and neither has the steamer been identified. Of particular interest is Kidston Point, bottom left
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Gareloch Steamer583 viewsA steamer enters the Gareloch after passing the Training Ship Empress moored off Kidston Park. Circa 1920.
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Granary bus crash112 viewsA Garelochhead Coach Services bus crashed into the Granary Restaurant on West Clyde Street after careering down Sinclair Street when the brakes failed. The driver of a Saturday bus from Luss elected to hit the building rather than land on the shore, and was widely praised for his skill in avoiding pedestrians. No-one was seriously injured. Image c.1958 supplied by Robbie Don.
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Bus on West Clyde Street636 viewsA bus on a private hire approaches the Imperial Hotel on West Clyde Street. Date unknown.
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Motor Boat Thistle583 viewsThe Thistle and helmsman are pictured in the Gareloch opposite Garelochhead, circa 1920.
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Motormen's Outing684 viewsHelensburgh motormen leaving for their annual trip from the Waldie & Co. motor and carriage hirers premises in Sinclair Street, circa 1917. Seeing off the party is John Hamilton of Waldies, and the carriage is being driven by Mr Reynolds, who often drove this carriage and was also the firm's undertaker.
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Old boat at Rhu Point637 viewsThe fishing vessel Effie is beached on Rhu Point, with the village in the distance. The big house on the right is Rowmore. Image circa 1906.
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131 viewsA Phaeton carriage is stationary outside Rhu Parish Church. 1894 image supplied by Donald John Chisholm.
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