Monthly Archives: July 2012

N & D Yorktown

July 30, 2012
N & D Yorktown

Going through some old photos this weekend, I came across this one of the old N&D sign in Yorktown, dated March, 2003. Nine years ago… Time sure flies. Does anyone remember what year N & D closed for good?

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Saint Mary’s Part 2

July 27, 2012
Saint Mary’s Part 2

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone! We close out the week with an amazing set of photos from Matt Kulbacki look at the amazing old St. Mary’s Academy building in some fine detail. There’s nothing I can add to these shots, they speak for themselves. Have a safe weekend...

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Saint Mary’s Part 1

July 25, 2012
Saint Mary’s Part 1

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Today’s pictures were scanned and send along by Tim Swaddling, via Matt Kulbacki who shot these photos of the old St. Mary’s academy prior to demolition. St. Mary’s was demolished in April 1977, so these must have been from winter 1976-1977. A neat view of St....

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D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

July 20, 2012
D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

Happy Friday once again, today’s post takes a look at the D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse that used to be on the corner of McDougall and Riverside Drive. It stood until the Casino came along, and the entire area was cleared. This photo rests with the George D. Mason collection at the Burton Library. It...

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Harry Guppy School Part 2

July 18, 2012
Harry Guppy School Part 2

From the Border Cities Star, October 31, 1931 With the school’s “father”, Mr. Harry E. Guppy, veteran former school trustee present, the new Guppy Public School, on Tecumseh Road, was formally opened in ceremonies Friday afternoon and evening. The school has been in use since the beginning of the fall term. Above is how...

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