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Busy Gala334 viewsHelensburg swimming pool is packed with spectators for a Helensburgh Swimming Club gala c.1936 — and the East Bay beyond is equally busy with sunseekers.
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Rest Cure329 viewsA novelty card sent by Auntie Ida in Ardenconnel, Rhu, to her niece Joan Walters in Bowdon, a village in Trafford, Manchester. Date unknown.
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Passion for chess327 viewsBonar Law was a great chess enthusiast, and was a highly rated player. He is pictured here at the London International Chess Congress in July and August of 1922 with the Mayor of Westminster, a few weeks before he became Prime Minister. The players were José Raúl Capablanca y Graupera, world champion in 1922, (left) and Machgielis Euwe. known to all as Max. Photo by courtesy of the Chess Scotland History Archive at www.chessscotland.com/documents/history/latest_additions.htm.
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326 viewsPicturesque cottages in Luss main street. Image c.1965.
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Bannachra House321 viewsThe elegant mansion Bannachra House, home of the Lumsden family from 1864 until 2003, close to the Cross Keys to Arden road. In the background are the ruins of Bannachra Castle. Image date unknown.
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Geilston House319 viewsGeilston House in Cardross, former home of Miss Elizabeth Hendry and Miss Margaret Bell, now owned by the National Trust for Scotland. Dating from 1666 or earlier, it began as a modest thatched laird's house, was expanded to become a villa, and finally a decorated cottage linked to a walled garden. The entire house appears to have been thatched until the early 19th century. Its extensive 200 year-old garden is a popular tourist attraction. Photo by Stewart Noble.
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Steamer at Garelochhead311 viewsA 1906 image of a steamer — probably the Lucy Ashton — berthed at Garelochhead Pier.
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Citizen training308 viewsMembers of the Helensburgh Citizen Training Force drilling in 1915. Image supplied by Malcolm LeMay.
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307 viewsEngine number 67628, an 84 ton Gresley-designed V1 class 2-6-2T locomotive prepares to leave Helensburgh Central Station. The photo was taken some time between 1956 and 1959 when electric train services were introduced.
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Shandon Station304 viewsShandon Station on the West Highland Line, which was opened in 1894. Like all the other local upper stations except Rhu, it was designed to look like a Swiss chalet. Image date unknown.
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Rosneath shore303 viewsAn etching of Rosneath shore and the Gareloch by Greenock-based artist Peter Kerr. The McLean Museum in Greenock has many of his paintings. Most of his landscapes were of the Clyde shores, and Cove and Kilcreggan. He was married to Catherine McMillan, born in Helensburgh in 1863, whose family owned the Teak and Ash. Image supplied by Malcolm LeMay, whose wife is a distant relative of the artist.
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Rosneath Castle300 viewsCompleted 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. Image date 1919.
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