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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.Sep 09, 2020
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Water trip92 viewsHelensburgh town councillors and officials at the Sinclair Street water pump house. Image donated to the Heritage Trust by John Stirling whose father is in centre of the back row. His father was the burgh surveyor and water engineer, taking up the post in 1912 and continuing until 1946. Image date unknown.Aug 23, 2020
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Woodstone Hotel95 viewsWoodstone Private Hotel at Rhu. Its proprietor for many years was Miss E.M.Lyle. Image c.1906.Jun 21, 2020
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Ross Cycles169 viewsAn image c.1910 of John Ross in front of his cycle shop at 33 West Princes Street, Helensburgh. Image supplied by his great-grandson Jeff Castel de Oro.May 22, 2020
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1931 McGruers staff92 viewsManagement and staff of the McGruer & Co. boatbuilding business pictured in 1931. Image from the Silver Motor Yachts private Facebook group contributed by Craig Macdougall.May 17, 2020
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Oldest surviving shop112 viewsThis image of West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, shows the town's longest surviving retail business, R & A Urie Ltd., China and Crystalware Specialist, at no.45, established in the town in 1854. Image c.1950.Apr 29, 2020
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Fruin farm60 viewsBlairnairn Farm in Glen Fruin. Image date c.1920.Apr 29, 2020
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Father and son321 viewsBoot-maker Robert McInnes with his son Robert, who became a shoemaker, outside their boot-maker shop at 10 John Street, Helensburgh, c.1900. Image supplied by Jim McInnes, his great grandson.Apr 16, 2020
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News by postcard96 viewsThe February 13 1907 front page of the Helensburgh and Gareloch Times weekly newspaper featured on a promotional postcard.Mar 27, 2020
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Arrochar House Hotel76 viewsOriginally the ancestral seat of the Clan McFarlane, the hotel was founded in 1697. Originally Inverioch House, it became Arrochar House, then the Arrochar House Hotel which it was when this photo was taken. By 1950 it was owned and being run as a temperance hotel by Mrs Annie McLeod. In the 1970s Bobby Campbell from Alexandria bought it and changed the name to the Cobbler Hotel. In the 1980s Pam and Maurice Root-Reid bought the hotel from Mr Campbell, and they built a large extension to the right. In 2004 Wallace Arnold/Sheerings bought the hotel and changed the name to Claymore Hotel.Mar 21, 2020
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Arrochar Hotel120 viewsAn old view of the Arrochar Hotel. Originally a coaching inn and called The Arrochar Inn, it was also the Torrance Hotel for a time. Image circa 1916.Mar 21, 2020
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Planting season140 viewsPhotograph taken c.1913 probably by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager. It shows planting on Duirlands Farm, Glen Fruin. Image supplied by David Clark from a collection of glass slides.Mar 02, 2020
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