Fire Followup

Just a quick follow up to the massive fire that happened last week. This is the building that fronts Wyandotte St. with the apartments above. Looks like the residents were allowed back in to gather belongings. Hopefully the businesses and their owners on the main floor won’t lose their shirts …

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End of an era

After 73 years of serivce, Albert Kahn’s massive foundry is permanently closed as part of “The Way Forward”. As if Windsor’s economy isn’t in the toilet enough, toss another 450 people on to the rolls of the unemployed. The sure don’t build factories like this anymore. Even a little brick …

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Demolition Delayed

Today’s post is for reader DouglasM (former local) who wondered from Washington State if I had any photos of the area of Sandwich where the proposed twin span enhancement of the current bridge was going to be. Doug, here you go… One of the more interesting motions on last night’s …

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Signs of the past

Here are a few more oldies from the archives. The sign above hung on the Walker Boys appliance store on Wyandotte St. E between Lincoln & Winderemere. It was removed several years ago. This one was found deep behind the long gone California’s. I’m not sure if this one is …

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