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East Bay and Queen's Hotel671 viewsA 1903 image of Helensburgh's East Bay, with the Queen's Hotel on the right. It was originally Baths House, built by Henry Bell, who built Europe's first commercial steamship the Comet in 1812. The building has had many alterations but still stands on East Clyde Street, having been converted into flats.
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East Bay1010 viewsThe East Bay and esplanade before the sea wall was built, with Queen's Hotel in the distance dominating other buildings. Image circa 1924.
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East Bay820 viewsHelensburgh's East Bay esplanade in days gone by. Image date unknown.
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East Bay979 viewsThe East Bay with the pier in the distance. Image date unknown.
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Street flooded664 viewsA car is marooned by flooding in Helensburgh's Glenfinlas Street just above the East Clyde Street junction. 1990s photo kindly supplied by Iain Duncan.
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East Clyde Street1166 viewsEast Clyde Street, Helensburgh, circa 1912. On the left is the sign at the entrance to the Queen's Hotel, with what appears to be two Provost's lamps outside, recording the fact that the burgh's first Provost, Henry Bell, used to live there when it was the Baths Hotel.
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East Princes Street1190 viewsA busy day in the town centre at the Sinclair Street and Princes Street junction. Image date unknown.
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The East Bay785 viewsA pre-Second World War image of the East Bay. The railings which can be seen at the foot of George Street were the entrance to underground public toilets. Image date unknown.
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East Bay748 viewsChildren paddle in the Clyde in this old photograph of Helensburgh's East Bay, with the Queen's Hotel in the distance. Image date unknown.
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East Bay and East Clyde Street874 viewsAn old image of Helensburgh's East Bay at George Street, with East Clyde Street beyond. Image date unknown.
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East Bay863 viewsThree children pose for a picture on Helensburgh's East Bay, with the pier in the distance and a tea room — now a motor spares shop — on the right. Image date unknown.
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East Bay shelter898 viewsThe East Bay shelter used to provide a welcome place for coach parties visiting Helensburgh to have tea and look out at the Clyde. It was later taken over by a firm of architects as an office. When it was decided to demolish it in the 1980s a campaign to save it was unsuccessful. Image by Stewart Noble.
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