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Craigendoran Station pier platform1215 viewsThe platform at Craigendoran Station which brought trippers direct to the steamers at the pier, and one steamer can be seen. Both the station and the piers were built in 1882 after a plan to extend the Helensburgh line through the town centre to Helensburgh pier fell through because of local opposition. Image date unknown.
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Hard at work946 viewsTwo workmen at the North British Railway workshop at Craigendoran Station and Pier about 1910-1914. On the right is William Halford of Helensburgh.
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Craigendoran turntable713 viewsThe turntable which used to exist at Craigendoran, beside the current Waitrose site. The locomotive is a brand-new B1 class built for the London and North-Eastern Railway. This class was introduced in 1942 and many of them were built by the North British Locomotive Company at their Hyde Park works in Springburn, Glasgow. Immediately after the locomotives were built they were sent on a trial run to Craigendoran where they were turned on the turntable and then travelled back to Springburn. Image supplied by Billy Thomson.
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Craigendoran Upper Station1199 viewsCraigendoran Upper Station, the start of the West Highland Line which opened in 1894. Like all the local upper stations, except Rhu, it was designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.
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Craigendoran Station920 viewsLooking west toward Craigendoran Low Level Station. The tank engine Class C15 4-4-2T no.67474 is in the pier platform on the Craigendoran to Arrochar push-and-pull train. On the right is the High Level Station on the West Highland Line. Image by K.R.Pirt.
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Craigendoran Station899 viewsAn old image showing passengers making their way from the Glasgow-Helensburgh train down the platform towards the steamers at the pier. Image supplied by Darrel Hendrie.
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Craigendoran train844 viewsThe 4.17 p.m. Glasgow Queen Street to Helensburgh train, drawn by Class V3 2-6-2 tank engine no.67626, is seen approaching Craigendoran Station on July 2 1955. Image by Ian S.Pearsall.
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Diesel at Helensburgh871 viewsThis class 27 diesel engine, no.27034, was pictured at Helensburgh Upper Station on April 9 1975.
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67629 at Helensburgh1084 viewsAn engine of the 84-ton V1 Class introduced in 1930, 67629, waits at Helensburgh Central. Photo reproduced by kind permission of the Duncan Chandler Collection, the copyright holder.
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V3 67679 at Helensburgh985 viewsThe 86-ton Gresley designed V3 engine 67679, from a class introduced in 1939, at Helensburgh Central Station before a journey to Bridgeton Cross in July 1954.
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Helensburgh engine938 viewsV1 Engine no.67631, a Gresley design introduced in 1930 and weighing 84 tons, pictured at Helensburgh Central in November 1952.
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Engine 'Helensburgh'882 viewsThree of these 47-ton Drummond 4-4-0T locomotives were built in 1879 by Neilson & Co. No further D50s were built, and the last two were withdrawn in 1926. The D50s worked the trains between Glasgow and Helensburgh before being replaced by Reid C15 4-4-2T tank engines in 1913. They then moved to Dundee, Eastfield, and Parkhead. All three members of the D50 class were named — 494 Craigendoran, 495 Roseneath, 496 Helensburgh. Image supplied by Jim Chestnut; date unknown.
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