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Welcome to the Helensburgh Heritage Trust GalleryWithin this gallery are all the images. If you click the link above you will find the albums containing the images


22 1,978
People


Sam_Bryden13.jpg

49 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 226 times

The Arts


CRM_postcard4.jpg

35 files, last one added on Mar 28, 2019
Album viewed 191 times

Works of art


Colquhoun-Lady-Helen-w.jpg

53 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2015
Album viewed 169 times

Business


1st_1957_Advertiser2.jpg

112 files, last one added on Nov 06, 2019
Album viewed 211 times

Education


Glen_Fruin_school10.jpg

132 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 271 times

John Logie Baird


John-Logie-Baird5093.jpg

65 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 200 times

Henry Bell and the Comet


Comet_painting_1.jpg

110 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 141 times

Prime Minister Andrew Bonar Law


Bonar-Law-birthplace.jpg

21 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 118 times

Military


German-Heinkel5.jpg

91 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 241 times

Organisations


Rovers-building-cabin-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Jul 01, 2018
Album viewed 198 times

Royal Visits


1965-Royal-Visit-2-w.jpg

29 files, last one added on Apr 16, 2019
Album viewed 165 times

Mansions


Lethamhill-w.jpg

99 files, last one added on Nov 15, 2019
Album viewed 251 times

Places — Burgh


Putting_green2C_bus.jpg

303 files, last one added on Dec 04, 2019
Album viewed 371 times

Places — District


Clynder-from-loch.jpg

229 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2019
Album viewed 221 times

Religion


Luss_Church_window5.jpg

82 files, last one added on May 02, 2018
Album viewed 192 times

Screen and stage stars


Deborah-Kerr0521.jpg

66 files, last one added on Dec 14, 2017
Album viewed 276 times

Shops


Miss-Eman_s-shop.jpg

30 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 141 times

Transport — General


_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg

43 files, last one added on Dec 05, 2019
Album viewed 168 times

Transport — Railways


Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg

75 files, last one added on Dec 10, 2019
Album viewed 217 times

Transport — Steamers


Lady-Clare-Red-Gauntlet-w.jpg

80 files, last one added on Oct 21, 2019
Album viewed 182 times

Sport


Bobby_McGregor1.jpg

140 files, last one added on Oct 25, 2019
Album viewed 176 times

Old Postcards


Helensburgh_1903.jpeg

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

54 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2015
Album viewed 169 times

22 albums on 1 page(s)

1,978 files in 22 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 1,810,590 times

Random files
Dunmore-House-w.jpg
Dunmore House, Rhu1060 viewsAn old image of Dunmore House which stood beside Pier Road, Rhu, and opposite Rhu Pier. The last owner of the house was a recluse who allowed the building to deteriorate to such an extent that latterly he was living in a tent inside one room because the roof was leaking so badly. It was demolished in the 1970s and replaced by two matching modern houses, Dunmore East and Dunmore West. Image by courtesy of Jim Shields.
colquhoun_square.jpg
Colquhoun Square941 views
Post-Office-team-w.jpg
Post Office team1192 viewsMOST of the players in this happy Helensburgh Post Office team are known . . . but when was the picture taken and why? In the back row are J.J.Fraser, F.M.Taylor, D.Cavana, J.Marshall, Charlie Friel, J.A.Munro, Alec Russell, and postmaster J.Sked. In the front row, only Inglis Robb (centre) and John Jardine (on his left) have been identified. Please contact the editor if you can supply more information.
Q-Mum_Faslane.jpg
The late Queen Mother829 viewsThe late Queen Mother is pictured at the Clyde Submarine Base at Faslane in May 1968.
1881-Baird-poster-2-w.jpg
Evening lecture566 viewsThe Rev John Baird, father of TV inventor John Logie Baird and minister of Helensburgh's West Established Church, later St Bride's Church, gave a lecture on Goethe in the Pavilion at Blanefield on February 11 1881. Image by courtesy of Michael Dryden.
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Loch Sloy pipeline655 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.
Steamer_at_Garelochhead.jpg
Steamer at Garelochhead810 viewsA steamer is berthed at the pier at Garelochhead, probably the Lucy Ashton which called regularly from 1906 until the pier closed in 1939. Image circa 1905.
Swan-Island.jpg
Swan Isle628 viewsSwan Isle, which lies in the bay off Aldochlay just south of Luss on Loch Lomondside, is a crannog and one of the earliest examples of human settlement, dating from around 3000BC. These artificial islands were built for security against both human enemies and wild animals. Image date unknown.

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Signal_box_Helensburgh.jpg
Signal box7 viewsThe old signal box just outside Helensburgh Central Station, with Alma Place in the background. Image date unknown.Dec 10, 2019
Engine_at_Helensburgh.jpg
10 viewsEngine no.67628, an 84-ton Gresley-designed V1 Class 2-5-2T locomotive, pulls coaches into Helensburgh Central Station. Image date unknown, but later than 1930.Dec 10, 2019
_A_Type_open_tops_of_the_1920_s.jpg
Open air travel27 views'A' Type open top buses of the 1920s parked at Rhu. Image kindly supplied by Donald John Chisholm.Dec 05, 2019
JLB_home_Bexhill.jpg
JLB's Bexhill home29 viewsJohn Logie Baird returned to the south coast in 1944, setting up home in Swiss Cottage, Bexhill. He lived there until his death two years later after suffering a stroke. The Station Road home was demolished in 2007 and the site now houses a development of apartments, named Baird Court.Dec 05, 2019
Putting_green2C_bus.jpg
Sunny putting14 viewsA bus awaits at Helensburgh pierhead and the putting green is busy on a sunny afternoon. Image c.1966.Dec 04, 2019
Comet_painting_1.jpg
Comet painting25 viewsA 1963 watercolour by Paul Sharp of Henry Bell's Comet at the time of the 150th anniversary.Dec 04, 2019
Lethamhill-w.jpg
Lethamhill47 viewsThis large, detached villa is a grade B listed building at 20 West Dhuhill Drive, Helensburgh, designed in 1914 by Sir John James Burnett, president of the Glasgow Institute of Architects in 1897. He also designed Glasgow's Alhambra Theatre and the Sick Children's Hospital at Yorkhill.Nov 15, 2019
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Pre-1802 Rosneath Castle78 viewsAn illustration by Alex McGibbon of the original castle, which comes from W.C.Maughan’s ‘Rosneath Past and Present’, written in 1893. It was burnt down in 1802, and replaced in 1806 by London architect Joseph Bonomi with a neo-classical mansion.Nov 15, 2019