Monthly Archives: November 2007

2008 Detroit Historical Photo Calendar

November 23, 2007
2008 Detroit Historical Photo Calendar

If you are looking for that unique gift for that local history fan on your list (or just a great gift for yourself), don’t look any farther than Rob’s 2008 Detroit Historical Calendar. This is one of those projects that has been started by a local history fan, who’s put many years of work...

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Bridge Tavern

November 22, 2007
Bridge Tavern

The westside landmark Bridge Tavern was recently closed down, after liquor inspectors discovered they were operating without a license. It’s always sad to see a long time business close its doors. I’m not sure how long the Bridge Tavern has been around, but it shows up as the “Bridge Ave. Hotel” on the 1937...

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Downtown Terminal – 1957

November 21, 2007
Downtown Terminal – 1957

Another pair from the Bernie Drouillard Collection. Here are a pair of photos of S.W. & A. # 310 taken at the Downtwon Terminal. They look like they were taken at the same time, just from different vantage points?

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Early 1950′s

November 20, 2007
Early 1950′s

A few more from the Bernie Drouillard Collection. Thanks again to John and Bernie for digitizing and sharing some of this massive collection. S.W. & A. # 216. Photo taken in 1951 at the Terminal at Tecumseh & Drouillard, across from Chrysler’s Windsor Assembly Plant. Likely taken at shift change. # 608 – Photo...

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1975

November 19, 2007
1975

Here are few more old transit photos from the Bernie Drouillard Collection, digitzed and passed along by John Stefani. A big thank you is owed to both of them for helping to digitize and share such a massive collection. Today’s shots are both dated 1975 and were taken around downtown. First up is a...

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