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The Ferry Inn739 viewsThe famous Ferry Inn at Rosneath, circa 1910. The Edwin Lutyens-designed building was commissioned by Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, in the 1890s and rebuilt from an old pub. Bob Hope stayed there while entertaining troops at the nearby World War Two naval base. It fell into disuse, but was rebuilt again in the late 1950s by boatbuilder Peter Boyle.
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Loch Lomond frozen739 viewsIn the extreme winter of 1895 Loch Lomond froze over, and thousands of people came to skate or walk over the loch. This image from C.R.Gilchrist, Photo Publishers, Alexandria, dates from that time.
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The Black Bridge738 viewsAn unusual view of the Black Bridge in Glen Fruin from the other side of the river, looking west through the glen, circa 1924.
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Loch Long738 viewsA view of Loch Long from above the BP Ocean Terminal at Finnart. Image, date unknown, from the collection of Stella Trainor, Ontario, Canada.
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Cardross Parish Church737 viewsAn old image of Kirkbrae and the original Cardross Parish Church which was destroyed by German bombs in May 1941. Image, date unknown, supplied by Archie McIntyre.
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Rosneath Castle736 viewsA view of Rosneath Castle from across the bay at Clynder, circa 1960. Completed in 1806 by London-based architect Joseph Bonomi, this neo-classical mansion replaced a castle burnt down in 1802. It was used as a military hospital during the First World War and was home to Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Louise, the Dowager Duchess of Argyll, until her death in 1939. It was an HQ for the Rosneath Naval Base in World War Two, then abandoned, then damaged by fire in 1947, and demolished in 1961.
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Garelochhead from pier735 viewsTwo boys play on the pier in this old view of Garelochhead published by M.C.Robertson of West End Library, Helensburgh. The pier, built in 1879, was demolished in 1992.
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Gareloch ship734 viewsA merchant ship is laid up in the Gareloch. Image circa 1938.
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Laid up ships734 viewsMerchant shipping laid up in the Gareloch during the depression. Image circa 1929.
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Garelochhead733 viewsA view from the north of the valley down to Garelochhead and the Gareloch beyond. Image circa 1920.
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Gareloch from Kidston732 viewsA sunlit evening view of the Gareloch from Kidston Park. Image circa 2005 by Donald Fullarton.
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Kilcreggan from the air729 viewsAn aerial view of Kilcreggan and its pier. Image circa 1961.
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