Ambassador Bridge

An interesting shot of an early University of Windsor campus. This likely date to the mid 1960’s as both Cody Hall (1961) and the addition to Electa Hall (1962) are visible in the photo. From the back of the card: AMBASSADOR BRIDGE DETROIT, MICHIGAN – WINDSOR, ONTARIO A 4 lane …

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Hotel Dieu

Keeping on the postcard theme, here is an old view of the original Hotel Dieu Hospital. This card was postmarked in 1917. Built in 1888, the original section was demolished in 1963.

New Frontier Motel

An old postcard, this one was postmarked in 1988, but I’m fairly sure it’s much older than that. Anyone have any memories of this place? From the back of the card: NEW FRONTIER MOTEL Featuring 121 Modern Air-Conditioned Units. T.V., Radio, Telephones, Wall to Wall Broadloom in every room. Furnished …

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Walkerside Dairy

Ad from the Border Cities Star – December 31, 1926. This version of the Walker Farms were established around 1904, taking over from the earlier farm that was located at Walker & Tecumseh. As you may recall the manager’s house was demolished a few years back. This farm was located …

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