Monthly Archives: November 2007

Viscount Hotel

November 17, 2007
Viscount Hotel

Regular reader Darren was kind enough to send along this crop of an image that he took in the early 1980′s. In it you can see the former Viscount Hotel (marked with a red dot). He apologized for the lousy quality, but any photo is better than none at all. So a big thanks...

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Downtown Windsor At Night – 1965

November 16, 2007
Downtown Windsor At Night – 1965

Another intersting old Windsor photo from the Virtual Motor City Collection: This night shot is dated December 1, 1965.

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Downtown Windsor – 1971

November 15, 2007
Downtown Windsor – 1971

Another intersting old Windsor photo from the Virtual Motor City Collection: This aerial view is dated July 1971.

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Walkerville’s Shame No More?

November 14, 2007
Walkerville’s Shame No More?

Last night City Council (for the most part) took a great stand for the built heritage of our city, in voting to accept the “forced” designation of the Harry Low/Paul Martin Sr. house on Ontario Street in Walkerville. Despite all the bullshit arguments put forward by a friend of the property owner that designation...

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The Republic

November 13, 2007
The Republic

Here is a photo of the car “Republic” of the Windsor, Essex & Lake Shore Rapid Railway, passing though Essex. From the John Stefani collection. According to this website: Location: The railway is located in southern Ontario, extending between the communities of Windsor and Leamington. History: The idea of constructing an interurban railway line...

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