IN the second article of a nostalgic mini-series of picture stories today, we take an interesting look at images of Inverclyde past and present.

As you will see, some scenes haven't changed much at all while others have been completely transformed.

Take a look with us at four areas of the district we think you'll marvel at.

Greenock Telegraph: A view from Cartsburn Street in 1973. See what's changed.This view from Cartsburn Street in 1973 shows the cranes industry that helped build mighty ships in the distance. Contrast that with the same, rather overgrown, view today.

Greenock Telegraph: Greenock Telegraph: This image shows the Betty Martin Clinic in the Burns Square/Burns Road area. Today, below, the space is occupied by a modern pharmacy.

Greenock Telegraph: Greenock Telegraph: Gourock Railway Station has been transformed since this image on a rather dreich day in 1988 was taken.

Greenock Telegraph: Greenock Telegraph: Our trip down memory lane this week comes to an end at St John's Road in Gourock. Above, houses are being contructed in 1974, and below is how the street looks today. Join us next Sunday for another nostalgic look at Inverclyde through the ages.

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