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Gareloch from Rosneath758 viewsTwo ladies admire the view of the Gareloch from Rosneath. Image date unknown.Oct 17, 2013
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Garelochhead from pier770 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.Oct 17, 2013
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Manse Brae, Rhu756 viewsAn old image of what was then known as Post Office Road, Rhu — now Manse Brae. Image by courtesy of Jim Shields.Aug 28, 2013
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Pier Road, Rhu790 viewsAn old image of the junction of the seafront road and Pier Road, Rhu, with the pier house opposite. The mansion was Dunmore House, which was eventually demolished and replaced by two matching modern houses. Image by courtesy of Jim Shields.Aug 28, 2013
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Ferry House878 viewsChildren play on the shore at Ferry House, Rosneath, formerly Ferry Inn. 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, and for a time it was a home for injured soldiers. 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. Image circa 1904.Jul 23, 2013
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Gareloch ship768 viewsA merchant ship is laid up in the Gareloch. Image circa 1938.Jul 23, 2013
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Rhu Narrows732 viewsAn old image of the Gareloch from above Clynder showing Rhu Narrows as it used to be, before the passage between the Spit and Rosneath was widened for use by naval vessels and submarines. Image date unknown.Jul 23, 2013
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Loch Lomond frozen767 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.Jul 22, 2013
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Gareloch from Ardencaple746 viewsA view of the Gareloch from Ardencaple, showing the Training Ship Empress and the steamer Lucy Ashton. Image date unknown.Dec 31, 2012
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Garelochhead from station748 viewsA 1907 image of Garelochhead seem from the station.Dec 31, 2012
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Shandon from pier716 viewsShandon Pier, which was demolished in 1980, with Shandon Church beyond. It became linked with Rhu Church in 1954, which led to full union in 1971. It ceased to be a church in 1981, and was converted into dwellings. Image circa 1908.Aug 06, 2012
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Silver Bay644 viewsA 1929 view of Silver Bay, Kilcreggan, looking east.Jul 04, 2012
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