Monthly Archives: June 2012

Downtown Windsor – 1982

June 29, 2012
Downtown Windsor – 1982

This photo and letter to the editor ran in Detroit Free Press in 1982. 30 years ago, that’s hard to believe! Above is the actual photo that was used with the letter to the editor. A detail shot of the east side of Ouellette. Just south of the CIBC building, I believe that’s the...

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500 Ways You Know You’re From Windsor

June 27, 2012
500 Ways You Know You’re From Windsor

Our friends at Walkerville Publishing have released their new book “500 Ways you know you’re from Windsor” Below are a couple of sample pages, more can been seen at the link listed above. A captivating new book about The Baby Boomer Years (post WWII) in Windsor Ontario by Walkerville Publishing Inc. If you are...

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Action Hobbies – Slideshow # 6 – Thursday

June 25, 2012
Action Hobbies – Slideshow # 6 – Thursday

So… for this show I’m posting the details of today. It’s Thursday this time, so this way everyone has a few days notice…. Thurs June 28, 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #6 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville welcomes Don McQueen from London, Ontario to town for a special show titled...

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Cataraqui & Marentette – Demolition

June 22, 2012
Cataraqui & Marentette – Demolition

There was a small old convenience store near this intersection that was covered here in 2006…. Here’s how it looked in 2003. View Larger Map It got rougher as the years went on… as you can see in the Google StreetView image above. Drove past it tonight and it’s long gone. Another one bites...

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Bridgeview Opening – 1952

June 20, 2012
Bridgeview Opening – 1952

From the Windsor Daily Star – July 4, 1952: Above is an artist’s sketch of the city’s newest housing develop- ment known as “Bridgeview,” in which 325 new homes soon will be completed. Many of them now are ready for occupancy or within a few days of it. There will be an official opening...

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