Monthly Archives: January 2010

Monopoly Voting

January 19, 2010
Monopoly Voting

I’ve had emails from a few people about this, so I will pass on the word, some readers may be interested in helping out…. Below is a cut and past of just one of the many e-mails/Facebook invites I have received about this. If you’ve got time, please feel free to register and vote....

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The Road To Tecumseh-Town

January 18, 2010
The Road To Tecumseh-Town

An interesting photo above, taken in 1893. It appeared in a book called Picturesque Detroit and Environs. The location of the photo is unknown, but I can only assume that it is near the intersection of Walker & Tecumseh Roads. The Walker’s had farms in the area around the same time period, as you...

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Fridays Live! Car culture celebrated in Windsor

January 15, 2010
Fridays Live! Car culture celebrated in Windsor

I thought I would pass along the following, for the new show opening at the Art Gallery of Windsor tonight. The streetcar show has recently closed, and this is the next show. One of my works was selected to be part of the “Here in my car” exhibition… If you have even a passing...

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Riverside & Ouellette – 1978

January 15, 2010
Riverside & Ouellette – 1978

Today’s post is another vintage Newspaper photo. This one was shot by a photographer named “Tines”. A quick check on the Google, shows that a Charles V. Tines, is a staff photographer for the Detroit News, I wonder if it’s the same guy? The photo was taken July 4, 1978 from the foot of...

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Church Of The Ascension

January 13, 2010
Church Of The Ascension

Found on University Avenue West and McKay is one of the more often overlooked churches in the city, the Anglican Church of the Ascension. The church as seen today was built in 1927, designed by local architects Nichols, Sheppard & Masson. It was built using only the foundations and tower walls of the first...

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