Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hiram Walker & Sons Engine Room – 1899

March 9, 2012
Hiram Walker & Sons Engine Room – 1899

From the Library of Congress once again. Not sure where in the distillery complex this was, but it looks like it was quite the place. As always the level of detail and clairity in the old glass plate photos is amazing.

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McCord Shipping Docks – Peabody Building c. 1983

March 7, 2012
McCord Shipping Docks – Peabody Building c. 1983

These photos were shot by Matthew Kulbacki, from the same shoot as the previous Peabody photos. Thanks again Matthew. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki A photo of the backside of the old Peabody building. Interesting to note the old shipping dock. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki Luckily Matthew got in there and got a detail shot...

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Downtown Windsor – c. 1959

March 5, 2012
Downtown Windsor – c. 1959

The cover of an old postcard folder. The photo was from about 1959, as Cobo Arena is still under construction. It opened 1960. $0.39 cents for the folder, and a $0.05 cent stamp would get this a friend and would make a nice souvenir for less than $0.50. Even the early 1960′s show lots...

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Foxley – 811 Devonshire

March 2, 2012
Foxley – 811 Devonshire

A nice old photo from about 1910 showing Foxley, designed by Albert Kahn and built in 1907. This photo shot back in 2001 shows the house barely unchanged. A true Walkerville gem. Have a good weekend everyone, see you back here Monday!

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