Monthly Archives: September 2010

Street Car Interior – c. 1915

September 17, 2010
Street Car Interior – c. 1915

Today’s photo comes from a reader named George C. who lives in the south eastern United States, but came across the website via some information he received about the Electric Avenue Show last year at the art gallery. He sent along this photo to share with readers. There is no date on the photo,...

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Doors Open – 2010

September 15, 2010
Doors Open – 2010

Doors Open is back this year, and set for Sunday September 26th, so circle the date on your calendar! Doors open this year will feature 24 sites, a couple of which are new to the event this year. Also new this year are the inclusion of a couple of Mid-Century buildings from South Windsor...

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Geo. E. White & Son

September 13, 2010
Geo. E. White & Son

Here’s a little building I drive past all the time, located at the corner of Sheppard and Windsor. The former home of Geo. E. White & Son Ltd. View Larger Map Here’s a view of the building, it’s located directly across the street from Windsor Truck and Storage (Windsor’s oldest business, having started in...

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Devonshire Racetrack Paddock

September 10, 2010
Devonshire Racetrack Paddock

Today’s old photo comes again from the dumped collection of the Detroit News. This photo is dated January 27, 1923, but was clearly not taken in January. I think this is the same photo that once ran in the Windsor Star, although the photo has a photographers stamp in the bottom corner: “E. Rogers...

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Top Valu

September 8, 2010
Top Valu

This is one I’ve been meaning to post for a little while. The other week, while heading out to the east side, I came upon this corner, and was shocked to find a pile of rubble. The Top Valu car wash and gas station has been wiped from the landscape. Any Eastsiders out there...

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