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People


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49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 569 times

The Arts


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35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 635 times

Works of art


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53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 562 times

Business


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127 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2020
Album viewed 519 times

Education


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133 files, last one added on May 08, 2020
Album viewed 1175 times

John Logie Baird


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67 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 709 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


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111 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 329 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


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21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 253 times

Military


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96 files, last one added on Jul 06, 2020
Album viewed 769 times

Organisations


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87 files, last one added on May 01, 2020
Album viewed 734 times

Royal Visits


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29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 532 times

Mansions


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102 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2020
Album viewed 729 times

Places — Burgh


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311 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 1326 times

Places — District


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236 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 768 times

Religion


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82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 570 times

Screen and stage stars


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66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 1139 times

Shops


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30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 308 times

Transport — General


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43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 374 times

Transport — Railways


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78 files, last one added on Jul 12, 2020
Album viewed 836 times

Transport — Steamers


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84 files, last one added on Jul 31, 2020
Album viewed 522 times

Sport


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143 files, last one added on Apr 11, 2020
Album viewed 476 times

Old Postcards


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These images are copies of old postcards and some are watermarked. Please respect this website by not copying the images.

55 files, last one added on Jul 05, 2020
Album viewed 428 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

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Lounge1024 viewsOne of two lounges at Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, this magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished.
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North West Colquhoun Square1020 viewsA photo taken by Alexander Wilson, a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years, who in 1923 bequeathed much of his collection — and £50 to cover costs — to the Free Library Committee of Dundee. Image by courtesy of Dundee City Library.
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PS Jeanie Deans868 viewsThe popular paddle steamer Jeanie Deans, circa 1933. She was built by Fairfield at Govan and launched in 1931, then extensively refitted after war service. She remained a passenger favourite on cruises from Craigendoran until the end of the 1964 season. The next year she went to the Thames and was renamed 'Queen of the South'. She was broken up in Antwerp, Belgium, in 1967.
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1st Craigendoran Scout Hall opening816 viewsVIP guests at the official opening of the 1st Craigendoran Scouts Hall beside the Clyde Centre in October 1981. On the left is Brigadier Alastair Pearson, Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, and third left is Councillor Billy Petrie. Image supplied by Geoff Riddington.
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Faslane base construction1106 viewsWork in progress on construction of the shiplift and finger jetty for servicing nuclear submarines at the north end of the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane. Work began in 1987 and was completed in 1993. Image, circa 1988, supplied by Jim Chestnut.
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Rhu from Rowmore671 viewsA 1957 image of the Rhu seafront homes and shops, taken from the grounds of Rowmore.
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Meet the Press1010 viewsMembers of the press visit the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane on June 11 1969. Second left is Bill Heaney (County Reporter, Dumbarton), and beside him is Angela Sandeman (Helensburgh and Gareloch Times). The naval officers are Commodore Clyde Peter G.la Niece and Commander George Haynes, and between them is Gerry Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald Owens News Agency, Dumbarton). On the right is Donald Fullarton (Helensburgh Advertiser).
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Obstacle race786 viewsAn obstacle race in Helensburgh on August 15 1901, obviously part of a well attended event.

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Steamer at Garelochhead74 viewsA 1906 image of a steamer — probably the Lucy Ashton — berthed at Garelochhead Pier.Jul 31, 2020
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1912 Comet replica52 viewsThis Glasgow Corporation single-decker tramcar in the guise of Henry Bell's Comet ran through the city at night, illuminated, to mark the centenary of the Comet launch. Towards the stern is see a metal pole leading up to make contact with the overhead electric wires. Image from the September 7 1912 edition of the Illustrated London News.
Jul 31, 2020
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Chilly Glen92 viewsA chilly day in Glen Fruin, with Tamnavoulin in the distance. The name of the small cottage derives from the Gaelic for ‘hill of the mill’. The vicinity of the cottage is thought to have been the site of a dwelling as far back as the 15th century, while one account gives the date of the present building as early 19th century. Image date unknown.Jul 12, 2020
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Peaton Hill127 viewsLooking down Peaton Road to the Gareloch and a merchant ship. Image c.1945 by A.C.Turner, Clynder.Jul 12, 2020
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Concourse46 viewsAn image of the interior of Helensburgh Central Station, c.1920.Jul 12, 2020
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Marching to Rhu80 viewsThe Helensburgh Citizen Training Force marches past Pier Road, Rhu, led by members of the Helensburgh Clan Colquhoun Pipe Band, during World War One. Image supplied by Eric McArthur who suspects the gentleman on the grass verge with the black suit and black hat and walking stick could be his grandfather, Alexander Macarthur, who lived at 56 John Street. The object of the Citizen Training Force was to provide military training for men ineligible for business or other valid reasons to enlist in the Forces.Jul 06, 2020
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Rest Cure115 viewsA novelty card sent by Auntie Ida in Ardenconnel, Rhu, to her niece Joan Walters in Bowdon, a village in Trafford, Manchester. Date unknown.Jul 05, 2020
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Romantic card65 viewsA 1938 novelty postcard sent to Michael Sewell, Balgonie, Helensburgh, by Jack Morrock in Geneva.Jul 05, 2020