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Fruin farmer86 viewsPhotograph of a farmer with his scythe in Glen Fruin, taken c.1910 by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager.
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Garelochhead Hotel940 viewsGarelochhead Hotel which was demolished following a serious fire in the 1990s. Image circa 1940.
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Burgh gasometer198 viewsThe gasometer, built in 1928, stood between East Clyde Street and East Princes Street opposite Helensburgh Central Station. It was decommissioned in 2012 and demolished in the summer of 2014, to be replaced by a car park. Photo by Kenneth Crawford.
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Helensburgh Ginger Beer1081 viewsOld bottles used by Comrie & Co. who prepared High Class Waters and Old Scotch Brewed Ginger Beer at their Fairy Springs factory in James Street. Later it belonged to Garvie, who closed it in 1957.
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Heavy horses673 viewsHeavy horses pictured in Glen Fruin on a sunny evening in 1910. Image supplied by Alistair McIntyre.
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The Ram's Head Bridge1744 viewsThis photo by Donald Fullarton shows the Ram's Head Bridge in Glen Luss, built in 1777 by William Johns, seen in winter with little vegetation. It was also known as the Tupp Bridge. Glen Luss was one of the first of the Highland glens to be cleared after the defeat of the Jacobites in 1745, with the people forced off the land and replaced by the Linton breed of black-faced sheep.
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James Colquhoun748 viewsA cdv image of James Colquhoun (1841-1910) who farmed at Auchensail Farm, Cardross. It is thought that it may have been taken by a Glasgow photographer in the late 1860s. Image supplied by his great grand-daughter, Cathy Shearer.
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Harvesting856 viewsHarvesting a crop on the hillside above Helensburgh, with the Rosneath Peninsula in the distance. Image date unknown.
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Telling the story854 viewsHelensburgh Advertiser proprietor Craig M.Jeffrey is interviewed for radio by the Rev Murdoch McPherson in the East King Street editorial department, watched by staff members Gordon Terris, Bill Heaney, Angela Sandeman and Jimmy Allan. Possibly in the early 1970s.
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Burgh ploughing184 viewsThis image of ploughing the then field to the east of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh mansion Hill House in Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, was kindly supplied by Frank Donald. It was taken around 1910 by his grandfather who lived round the corner at the top of Sinclair Street.
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Inverarnan Hotel807 viewsAn unusual view from the south east of the historic Drovers Inn, also known as Inverarnan Hotel, at Ardlui, which was established in 1705. Image circa 1965.
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Harvest time770 viewsFarmer John McAdam, of Callendoune Farm, Helensburgh, is seen harvesting a field at Cross Key Brae. Image, circa 1950, supplied by his daughter, Cathy Shearer.
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