Monthly Archives: October 2008

Windsor Airport

October 31, 2008
Windsor Airport

Another older postcard view. Today’s postcard features Windsor Airport, and the shiny new terminal building. Sitting on the ramp is a Trans-Canada Airlines Vickers Viscount. According to Wikipedia, the Viscount was the first turboprop aircraft in the world, they entered serivce in 1950 (the first one was built in 1948), the last ones were...

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Dieppe Gardens

October 30, 2008
Dieppe Gardens

An early postcard view of Dieppe Park in its very early days. The Detroit Skyline looks odd without the towering presence of the RenCen, which wasn’t built until 1977. From the Deparment of Parks & Recreation’s History of Windsor Parks: Dieppe Gardens Commonly known as: Dieppe, Dieppe Gardens Former/other names: Civic Centre Park, Gateway...

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Calling All Local Musicians…

October 29, 2008

Our friends over at Windsoreats.com asked me to post this for them, if you are a local musician, or know any who might be interested, please pass the message along: Calling All Local Musicians: WindsorEats Looking for Music. WindsorEats is reaching out to the local music scene for music to be played in some...

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Assumption College From The Air

October 29, 2008
Assumption College From The Air

A neat postcard view of the University from late 1950′s early 1960′s. Intersting to note on the back of the car, it says “Photo by Frank Wansborough”. Photo above from the Windsor Star Library © 1987 On the old site I ran the following quip when Frank Wansborough Passed away. He passed away Saturday,...

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L-A-Z-Y

October 28, 2008
L-A-Z-Y

No, your eyes don’t decieve you… They did paint right over that ring. Not only does it seem like the Expressway work is taking almost as long as the Walker Road underpass (which opens this weekend… YAY!), but the job is half assed as well apparently… I have seen some dumb lazy crap in...

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