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PS Kenilworth442 viewsA 390-ton paddle steamer built in 1898 by A. & J.Inglis at Pointhouse for the North British Steam Packet Company, she operated on the Clyde until 1937, serving initially on the Craigendoran to Rothesay route. She was refurbished and reboilered in 1915 and saw limited World War One service from 1917-19 as a minesweeper on the South Coast. Upon her return in 1936 she was the first of the Craigendoran fleet to acquire the grey hull and reopened the Arrochar excursion service. Retired in 1937, she was broken up the following year at the yard where she had been constructed. Image circa 1936.Jul 26, 2018
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Hill House 1904528 viewsAn image of The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Walter W.Blackie, shortly after construction finished in 1904. © Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Jul 02, 2018
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Reservists511 viewsMembers of the local Army Reserve the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser, whose father is extreme right in the front row.Jul 01, 2018
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Scouts at work479 viewsMembers of the local scouting Rovers building a cabin in the woods at Luss in the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Jul 01, 2018
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In camp460 viewsMembers of the local scouting Rovers in camp at Luss in the early 1950s. More information would be welcomed. Image supplied by Gordon Fraser.Jul 01, 2018
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Hill House 1903484 viewsA 1903 image of The Hill House, the Upper Colquhoun Street mansion designed by architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh for publisher Walter W.Blackie, under construction. It was completed the following year. © Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.Jul 01, 2018
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Rosneath Old Parish Church425 viewsSt Modan's Old Parish Church, Rosneath, stands near to its successor, and is surrounded by a graveyard. The church is now a roofless ruin, with some of the walls still standing. This site is said to have had a church for centuries, with this ruined church being the fourth church on the site. There are records of ministers stretching back to 1250. The site was apparently established by St Modan, who may be buried at Faslane. The image is from a 1908 postcard, kindly supplied by the Helensburgh Memories Facebook page.May 02, 2018
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Garage in the square478 viewsMunro & Pender's Garage in Colquhoun Square. It was beside the Post Office in the south west quadrant of the square. After it closed the site was acquired by A.Trail & Sons Builders, who erected a development of ground floor shops with flats above. Image circa 1950 by kind permission of the Helensburgh Memories Facebook pages.Apr 11, 2018
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Tracks cleared611 viewsOn Wednesday February 28 2018 an exceptionally severe blizzard hit much of Scotland and rail services were suspended. The following day a class 37 diesel locomotive with a snowplough was sent from Fort William to Bathgate and then back to Helensburgh to clear the tracks. It reached Helensburgh Central Station on the morning of Friday 2nd March, but passenger services from Helensburgh did not resume until the Sunday morning. Photo by Darrel Hendrie.
Mar 15, 2018
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Snow-bound617 viewsOn Wednesday February 28 2018 an exceptionally severe blizzard hit much of Scotland and rail services were suspended in the early afternoon. This photo shows a snow-bound class 334 electric train in Helensburgh Central Station at about 6.30am the following morning. Photo by Darrel Hendrie.Mar 15, 2018
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Pier awash616 viewsHelensburgh pier is almost submerged in a gale. Image circa 1928.Feb 18, 2018
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Cove villas702 viewsVillas in Cove pictured from the sea. Image circa 1932.Feb 18, 2018
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