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Garelochhead shops802 viewsThe Main Street and shops in Garelochhead. Image date unknown.
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Cardross Main Street792 viewsThe west entrance to Cardross village is pictured, circa 1935.
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Garelochhead cottages791 viewsCottages and a resident at Garelochhead, circa 1905-10.
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Gareloch Road788 viewsExact location unknown. Date unknown.
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Peninsula Evening787 viewsA view of the Rosneath Peninsula taken from above Whistler's Glen at Rhu in the 1960s. Photo by Donald Fullarton.
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Rhu Pier787 viewsLuxury yachts and the Training Ship Empress moored off Rhu Pier, circa 1906.
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Cumberland Terrace785 viewsCumberland Terrace in Rhu, circa 1917. It was named after the Sail Training Ship Cumberland, which was anchored off Kidston Park from 1886, when she was endowed by 12 prosperous Glasgow merchants to be a home for boys aged 12-14 at risk of being drawn into crime, until she burnt to the waterline in 1889. No lives were lost, but four boys were charged with 'incendiarism'. She was replaced by the Empress. Cumberland Terrace was built to house the ship's officers and a hospital.
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Shandon Hydro fish pond785 viewsA fish pond in the grounds of Shandon Hydropathic Hotel. Originally West Shandon, the magnificent building was the home of Robert Napier, the greatest figure in Clyde shipbuilding and marine engineering in the mid-19th century. During World War One the Hydro became a hospital, and in World War Two it was used by the army. In 1951 it became a hotel again, but in 1957 it was closed and demolished. Image circa 1910.
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Garelochhead783 viewsAn old view of Garelochhead Hotel and Pier, published by M.Burnett of the Post Office, Garelochhead. Date unknown.
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Garelochhead783 viewsA view of Garelochhead from the station. Date unknown.
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Glen Fruin farm783 viewsA 1914 image of Glen Fruin, with Drumfad Farm in the foreground.
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Rest and Be Thankful774 viewsA hairpin bend on the old Rest and Be Thankful Road at Glencroe, near Arrochar. Image circa 1927.
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