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Original Kirklands347 viewsA 1929 image of the original W.Kirkland toy shop at the junction of James Street and West Clyde Street. Later the business moved to West Princes Street.
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Harvest at Knockderry651 viewsTwo men harvest a steep field at Knockderry, Cove, circa 1912.
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Cinema staff631 viewsMembers of staff of La Scala Cinema in James Street, Helensburgh, in the 1920s when the importance of going to the cinema was emphasised by the dress of the staff.
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Loch Sloy pipeline285 viewsThe pipeline from Loch Sloy down the hillside to the Loch Sloy Hydro-Electric Station at Inveruglas on the west bank of Loch Lomond. Work on the scheme started in May 1945, using German prisoners of war, and it was opened by HM The Queen on October 18 1950. Twenty one lives were lost during its construction. Photo supplied by Gordon Fraser.
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MacLaren's Garage531 viewsThis garage stood at the junction of East King Street and Lomond Street until it was destroyed by fire in the 1970s, when it was Phipps Motors. Photo by Robert Thorburn, supplied by his grandson Sandy Thorburn. Image date unknown.
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Mambeg Hotel661 viewsMambeg Hotel was a small country hotel on the Rosneath Peninsula overlooking the Gareloch run by a Mrs Anderson from about 1935-39, but was previously and is now a private house called Craiglyon. Two houses to the north is Mambeg House, which David and Marion Archard operate as a Country Guest House. Image, circa 1938, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Meat delivery485 viewsHelensburgh butcher Peter McKellar, assisted by a young boy, delivers meat to one of the Helensburgh mansions with a rhododendron-ringed drive. Image date unknown.
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Mobile butcher574 viewsThis 1960s image shows the van used by Garelochhead butcher James Miller to trade around the district. Image supplied by Winnie Bolton Miller.
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Muirholm317 viewsThe now closed Muirholm Hotel in Cardross, which was originally a private home. It has been lying empty for several years, and the Co-op has received planning permission to turn it into a 2,000 sq ft foodstore. The plans show that the conservatory at the front will disappear and the principal part of the foodstore will be to the back of the two-storey building in a new extension at the rear. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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Munro & Pender's Garage786 viewsMunro & Pender's Garage was beside the Post Office in the south west quadrant of Colquhoun Square. After it closed the site was acquired by A.Trail & Sons Builders, who erected a development of ground floor shops with flats above. Image date unknown.
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Queen at Queen's892 viewsQueen's Hotel manager Norman Drummond is pictured on the lawn at the front of the hotel with Miss Great Britain, Jennifer Gurley, in July 1968. She was in town for the Helensburgh Lions Club Carnival in East King Street Park.
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Chimney sweeps722 viewsHelensburgh slater, plasterer and chimney sweep Peter Reece and employees on top of a roof, possibly in Maitland Street. Image, date unknown, supplied by Sue Taylor.
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