Monthly Archives: April 2009

Canadian Bridge Company – Part 2

April 24, 2009
Canadian Bridge Company – Part 2

Thanks to Chris Edwards, who send along even more info about the CBC to share with everyone… All photos from a company promotional booklet from 1943. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From the Chris Edwards Collection A copy of the company logo. From the Chris Edwards Collection Inside the plant 2 assembly shop. From the Chris Edwards Collection...

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Canadian Bridge Company – Part 1

April 23, 2009
Canadian Bridge Company – Part 1

A while back I got an email from a reader who wanted to know a little something about the Canadian Bridge Company, another part of Windsor Industrial Heritage. From the collection of Chris Edwards The first batch of photos comes from the collection of Chris Edwards. Chris put together an exhibition on the Windsor...

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Mount Francis

April 22, 2009
Mount Francis

HAPPY EARTH DAY TO YOU… HAPPY EARTH DAY TO YOU… HAPPY EARTH DAY MOUNT FRANCIS… HAPPY EARTH DAY TO YOU! What a mess. There is no one involved in this strike who doesn’t reek of garbage. As someone who’s been out of work since the end of 2008, I really find it hard to...

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Mandarin Gardens

April 21, 2009
Mandarin Gardens

1928 newspaper ad for the Mandarin Gardens on Ouellette Ave. The Mandarin was located on Ouellette across the street from the Palace. Another view, this one from higher up, looking north on Ouellette, the top of the Mandarin Gardens sign is visible here. I have no listing for them in the 1923 directory, so...

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More Ward Boundary

April 20, 2009

Seeing as I’m too lazy to type up my own post, I’ll just copy Chris’ post from Scaledown this morning, about today’s Scaledown Radio Show… Listen in at CJAM 91.5 FM from Noon to 1:00 or if you’re outside of the listening area, listen to the live stream online at cjam.ca ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Today, we...

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