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Back to the Sixties (2)

Tomorrow, Monday 20th July is the fortieth anniversary of the first moon landings. Here is how Helensburgh celebrated.



Aldrin Road

Aldrin Road

You’ll have to take my word for this one as the road signs is missing.

Edit: Click Here for the Google map


6 Responses

  1. Did the neds “Buzz” off with the signs?

  2. Listen Jaggy, Helensburgh gets the name of being so posh any neds are called edwards!

  3. Hmmm…the Yanks put a man on the moon in July 1969. What I want to know is where he was actually intended to go.

  4. Where’s Aldrin Rd Robert? Have I missed something or somewhere?

  5. Rosemary it’s in Colgrain. The houses were built 40 years ago and named after the moon landing astronauts.

    Here is the google map


  6. And Dysart St also??????????? Duh, I thought I knew Helensburgh!

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