Monthly Archives: April 2006

Steve Howe – 1958 – 2006

April 29, 2006
Steve Howe – 1958 – 2006

Probably more than a few baseball fans saw the news about former Baseball player and Pontiac native Steve Howe’s passing the other day: Steve Howe, 48; Former Dodger Pitcher Whose Drug Use Hurt Career By Jerry Crowe, Times Staff Writer April 29, 2006 Steve Howe, a former Dodger relief pitcher whose cocaine and alcohol...

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Trees In Bloom

April 28, 2006
Trees In Bloom

One of my favorite things about spring is the blast of color we get hit with as all the trees in the area start to flower.

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Les fabuleuses ruines de Detroit

April 27, 2006
Les fabuleuses ruines de Detroit

Detroit fans, if you’re in Paris this June be sure to catch this show. June 13-30, 2006 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm Galerie Kennory Kim 22, rue de Vertus 75 003, Paris An exhibition by Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre *Credit to Lowell Boileau for use of the Title Great stuff. Check out the...

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ATM Inside

April 26, 2006
ATM Inside

Fort and Scotten is the scene of today’s Photo Du Jour. This brightly painted shop grabbed my attenion for two reasons. 1. It’s bright yellow 2. It’s the only building on the block. I couldn’t find out much for a history on this one. It was built after 1900, and in 1921 it was...

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Great Lakes Greyhound

April 25, 2006
Great Lakes Greyhound

Another one from down on Fort Street. I have always admired this one from the Bridge crossing over, and I have long been meaning to shoot it. It’s a big place, 95,000 sq ft of office and 130,000 sq ft of warehouse. Sadly the Crown Enterprises sign informs us that it is owned by...

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Fleet Speciality Warehouse

April 24, 2006
Fleet Speciality Warehouse

Located at 2600 W. Fort St., this old warehouse building sports a date of construction of 1897. On what is now a truck yard near the Ambassador Bridge, this building is the only remaining peice of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd Reformatory for Girls that once occupied the site. As you can see...

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Keepin’ it Rural

April 20, 2006
Keepin’ it Rural

So yeah… I drove from Tecumseh, MI to Ypsi-tucky the other day. Here are the “highlights”. Thanks Google Maps for picking a “different” route. The Water tower at a factory south of Tecumseh. V.F.W. hall in Tecumseh A Rustosaurus. Al Meyers Airport. From the Michigan Marker out front: The Al Meyers Airport is a...

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Maple Apartments

April 19, 2006
Maple Apartments

I am always amused by the practice of false facading. Take the Maple Apartments for example. Here’s a building with stone trim an a great yellow/oranage brick facade. As you can see along the side, cheaper brown comon brick was slapped up there. If there is one thing that Windsor has a large number...

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Kasle Steel

April 18, 2006
Kasle Steel

Back at the end of March, on the end of the Canadian Motor Lamp post, there were some comments posted about terrible places to work. Burningrome had posted that the worst place to work in Windsor “had to be Kasle Steel over on Sprucewood by the racetrack – ancient, decrepit, hot, noisy and unsafe...

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