Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fine Foods Of Canada

June 29, 2011
Fine Foods Of Canada

A look at the Fine Foods Plant, at Tecumseh & Lacasse in Tecumseh. I’ve been meaning to post about this place for a long time, and the postcard above has finally pushed this post into becoming a reality. A neat view of the old sign that was once out front. I’ll admit to being...

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Canadian Bridge Company Offices – 1911

June 27, 2011
Canadian Bridge Company Offices – 1911

Back in April of 2009, we had a two part look at the Canadian Bridge Company in Walkerville .The photo above ran in the June 28, 1911 issue of The American Architect. The caption reads: SCHOOL BUILDING, WALKERVILLE, ONT., CANADA Albert Kahn, Architect; Ernest Wilby, Associate The building does...

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Walkerville – 1974

June 24, 2011
Walkerville – 1974

No real info on this one, just a date stamp on the back, which I suspect is not 100% accurate. The stamp reads “Dec. 13, 1974″, but given the trees in full foliage, it was obviously not take on that date, but is probably the printing date. Still a neat view of Walkerville as...

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Circulation Desk – Leddy Library

June 22, 2011
Circulation Desk – Leddy Library

A neat old postcard I recently came across. Probably, late 1950′s/early 1960′s. The back reads: Circulation Desk UNIVERSITY LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR WINDSOR, Ontario, CANADA A great postcard. I love that clock. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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3209 Church Street

June 20, 2011
3209 Church Street

I have always been interested in the odd spattering of old model homes around South Windsor, which are all related to various subdivision projects of the late 1920′s that were killed by the depression. This one at 3209 Church St., just south of Norfolk. An ad for the subdivision ran in the Border Cities...

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