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Steamer leaving the Gareloch1079 viewsThe date of this picture, taken from the Whistler's Glen area above Rhu, is not known, and neither has the steamer been identified. Of particular interest is Kidston Point, bottom leftOct 14, 2007
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Victoria Hall Performance906 viewsThis picture taken by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn may be of the cast of a production of Hiawatha's Wedding Feast and Death of Minnehaha in the Victoria Hall on April 18 1906. The conductor was E.W.Stanton.Oct 14, 2007
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Photographer Robert Thorburn1336 viewsRobert Thorburn was a grocer shop manager and a very keen photographer. He moved to Helensburgh before 1900, and was resident at 24 East Princes Street on March 2 1900 when he married Christina Graham, of 29 James Street. His age at the time of his marriage was given as 27, and he lived in Helensburgh until his death in 1945.Oct 14, 2007
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Pupils of Glen Fruin School circa 1910-122375 viewsThree of the pupils are James, Graham, and Robert Douglas Thorburn. The picture was taken by keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn.Oct 14, 2007
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Camis Eskan Market Garden1541 viewsThe market garden area at Camis Eskan House during World War Two. Photo by kind permission of Sheila Penny.Oct 14, 2007
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Rhu Footballers of 19251693 viewsA Row FC team picture at Ardenconnel Park.Oct 14, 2007
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The RAF Heinkel1274 viewsThis photo by World War Two photographer Bob Bird shows a German Heinkel aircraft from the Marine Aircraft Experimental Research Establishment at Rhu in flight as an RAF aircraft. It was one of two Heinkel He 115 floatplanes modified by MAEE and Scottish Aviation to fly agents into Europe. Reproduced by kind permission of Robin Bird, who wrote ‘Top Secret War Bird of World War Two’ about his father.Oct 14, 2007
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Loch Long Torpedo Range1493 viewsThis picture, circa 1920, shows the Loch Long Torpedo Range which was in use from 1912-86. The building was badly damaged by fire and demolished in 2007. Activity at the range reached a peak during World War Two, with more than 12,000 torpedoes being fired down the loch in 1944. Oct 14, 2007
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Glen Fruin School circa 19102244 viewsThis one teacher school was built in 1840, and the building still stands today as a private house near the Black Bridge. The photograph was taken by Helensburgh grocery manager and keen amateur photographer Robert Thorburn, and several members of the Thorburn family were pupils.Oct 14, 2007
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A Heinkel at Rhu circa 19401437 viewsThis photo by World War Two photographer Bob Bird shows a German Heinkel aircraft at the Marine Aircraft Experimental Research Establishment at Rhu. It was one of two Heinkel He 115 floatplanes modified by MAEE and Scottish Aviation to fly agents into Europe. Reproduced by kind permission of Robin Bird, who wrote ‘Top Secret War Bird of World War Two’ about his father.Oct 14, 2007
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The Thorburn Family1482 viewsRobert Thorburn, a Helensburgh grocery store manager and keen amateur photographer, with his wife, Christina Graham from Rhu, and family. Taken around 1909.Oct 14, 2007
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Evening Out1383 viewsA group of Helensburgh ladies enjoy an evening out, circa 1933.Oct 14, 2007
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