Monthly Archives: November 2007

Remember

November 12, 2007
Remember

While browsing on the Virtual Motor City website, an archive of old Detroit News photographs at Wayne State Univeristy, I came across a pair of old photos of ceremonies at the Cenotaph. Both photos were taken at the old Centoaph location at Gilles & Ouellette, next time your at that intersection think about what...

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11-11

November 9, 2007
11-11

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and were loved, and now we lie...

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Essex Terminal No. 6

November 8, 2007
Essex Terminal No. 6

Today comes a great old photo from the John Stefani Collection. It was noted on the back of the photo: “Essex Terminal 6 0-6-0″ “Walkerville, Ont. April 24, 1932″ Maybe our resident Railfans can add a little something about the engine for us…

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College Of The Assumption

November 7, 2007
College Of The Assumption

The Photo above is from the book “Picturesque Detroit & Environs” published in 1893. It shows what is today Assumption University. This appears to be after phase three of the construction. A postcard from the early 1900′s. As you can see the building has received another addition to the north. This appears to be...

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Windsor Taught Me Everything I know

November 6, 2007
Windsor Taught Me Everything I know

If you’re looking for something interesting to do on a Tuesday night, head on over to the Downtown Library, and check out the Tuesday Talks, featuring Windsor native (and frequent Internationalmetropolis.com commentor) Shawn Micallef , and his talk entitled: “Windsor Taught Me Everything I know”. Join writer Shawn Micallef in discussing how growing up...

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