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Aye of the storm58 viewsStaff member Susan Cowan (now Mrs Maxwell) agreed to pose on the seafront during a gale on December 5 1972 for a publicity stunt. The headline was "Some people will do anything for a good read of the Helensburgh Advertiser". Photo by Donald Fullarton.Nov 29, 2020
Publicity stint42 viewsThe headline was "Some people will do anything for a good read of the Helensburgh Advertiser". Staff member Susan Cowan (now Mrs Maxwell) posed with the paper during a seafront gale on December 5 1972. Photo by Donald Fullarton.Nov 29, 2020
Arden Post Office55 viewsThe Post Office building at Arden was demolished in the 1980s to make way for a series of road improvements, which culminated in the creation of the Arden roundabout on the A82. Image date unknown.Nov 15, 2020
Queen's Hotel84 viewsThe Queen's Hotel 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. Image date unknown.Nov 10, 2020
Fruin farmer122 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
Water trip150 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
Woodstone Hotel141 viewsWoodstone Private Hotel at Rhu. Its proprietor for many years was Miss E.M.Lyle. Image c.1906.Jun 21, 2020
Ross Cycles209 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
1931 McGruers staff120 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
Oldest surviving shop136 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
Fruin farm80 viewsBlairnairn Farm in Glen Fruin. Image date c.1920.Apr 29, 2020
Father and son349 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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