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Laundry staff893 viewsManagers and staff of the Helensburgh Steam Laundry Company in East King Street in the early 1920s. Nos 5 and 6 in the back row from left are Bessie — known to all as Lizzie — and Flora McDonald. The man on the left is Mr Glover. In the front row the second from the left is Jeanie Donnachie, and the fourth from left is Agnes Aird (nee Graham). Image supplied by Lizzie and Flora's niece, Mrs Betty Stewart.
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Steam Laundry staff873 viewsThis 1920s picture shows the staff of Helensburgh Steam Laundry in East King Street. Back row:Harry Harper, Mary Muir, Jess Muir, Stella Thomson. Front row: J.Blaney, - , Peter Graham. Third from right: Johnny Waddell, uncle of Muir sisters. John Muir, bought the laundry around 1923. Please email any other names to the Trust website editor. Image supplied by Jim Graham, www.graham-clan.co.uk
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Publicity stint97 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.
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Tarbet Hotel1071 viewsErected about 1810, the Tarbet Hotel was built in true Scottish baronial style with fine features both inside and out, and has been a mecca for visitors ever since. Loch Lomond and the road to Crianlarich is to the right, the road to Arrochar to the left.
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Tarbet Hotel923 viewsErected about 1810, the Tarbet Hotel on Loch Lomondside was built in true Scottish baronial style with fine features both inside and out, and has been a mecca for visitors ever since. Image date unknown.
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Tarbet Hotel996 viewsErected about 1810, the Tarbet Hotel was built in true Scottish baronial style with fine features both inside and out, and has been a mecca for visitors ever since.
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Tarbet Hotel, circa 19221288 viewsErected about 1810, the Tarbet Hotel was built in true Scottish baronial style with fine features both inside and out, and has been a mecca for visitors ever since.
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Telephone exchange staff759 viewsStaff at the Helensburgh telephone exchange pictured on the last day the exchange operated, October 3 1978. Among those pictured are Peggy McKenzie, Celia Friel, Brenda Copeland, Trixie Dodds and Lexie Caldwell. This image is copyright Helensburgh photographer Brian Averell, who kindly gave permission for it to be published on this website.
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Telephone Exchange staff786 viewsStaff at the Helensburgh telephone exchange pictured on the last day the exchange operated, October 3 1978. Among those pictured are Peggy McKenzie, Celia Friel, Brenda Copeland, Trixie Dodds and Lexie Caldwell. This image is copyright Helensburgh photographer Brian Averell, who kindly gave permission for it to be published on this website.
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Tom Guthrie's seaplane839 viewsRhu man Tom Guthrie, son of Glasgow Boy artist Sir James Guthrie, set up a company called Clyde Flying Boats Ltd. in 1933, offering pleasure flights at ten shillings and to see Loch Lomond for £1. The aircraft, seen at Helensburgh pier, was a SARO Cutty Sark, and was kept overnight at Inchmurrin Island on Loch Lomond.
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Tower Cinema1013 viewsThe Tower Cinema was built in the south-east corner of Colquhoun Square, Helensburgh, and battled for patrons with La Scala in James Street. Forced to close because of storm damage in January 1968, it was demolished in 1973.
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Oldest surviving shop180 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.
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