Monthly Archives: October 2005

Photo Du Jour – October 24, 2005 – 2005 Detroit Marathon

October 24, 2005
Photo Du Jour – October 24, 2005 – 2005 Detroit Marathon

As always the Detroit International Marathon adds the element of running in two countires. Over the Bridge, under the Tunnel. Here are the runners heading though downtown Windsor along Riverside Dr. Turning the corner and heading south on Goyeau towards the Tunnel, passing the Windsor Police Headquarters. Hitting the last refreshment stand on the...

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Photo Du Jour – October 21, 2005 – Back Alley Bar

October 21, 2005
Photo Du Jour – October 21, 2005 – Back Alley Bar

As reported in this thread on the Detroit Yes! forum, the Back Alley Speakeasy on Griswold behind the Downtown Synagogue, is undergoing renovation with intent to reopen. It will add a destination in an otherwise quiet area north of Capitol Park. No official word on what the format will be, or a time table...

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1940′s Anti-Union Propaganda

October 19, 2005
1940′s Anti-Union Propaganda

I was at the Library in Windsor Today quickly researching something, when I stumbled upon this gem from 1943: Interesting to see the mindset 62 years ago….

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O’Shea Pool House – Photo Du Jour – October 19, 2005

October 19, 2005
O’Shea Pool House – Photo Du Jour – October 19, 2005

Located on Riverside Dr. in Windsor, next to the RCMP station is this small soon to be demolished home. As the story goes, this was the pool house to the summer “cottage” next door. The O’Shea’s came from money, being the second generation heir’s to the family fortune, that was made in the early...

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Video Corner…

October 18, 2005
Video Corner…

I was recently give 3 Detroit related Videos to put online from the mid 1980′s.. These are courtesy of PSIP of the Detroityes.com forums. All rights to the videos are retained by the author, and are presented in Quicktime. VIDEO 1 Video #1 is the Detroit River with, The Aquarama, Star of Columbia and...

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