Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ghost Pictures – Kingsville

July 16, 2012
Ghost Pictures – Kingsville

Today’s photos come courtesty of regular reader JBM. The first one is from Lansdowne Avenue in Kingsville. This one shows the old water tower from the MacDonald Leaf Company. JBM tells me this plant operated from about 1919 through 1973. The last one is from Park St. just east of Lansdowne, and shows the...

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Streetviewed

July 13, 2012
Streetviewed

Photo © John Foot Today’s photo come courtesy of my Dad who spied the Google Streetview car. He talked to the driver who said they’ve just finished Windsor. Photo © John Foot Chatham and Sarnia are next. The car is much fancier than it was last time! Have a good weekend everyone, see you...

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Harry Guppy School

July 11, 2012
Harry Guppy School

From the Border Cities Star, July 9, 1929 Above is a drawing of the Harry E. Guppy School which the Board of Education hopes to start erecting this fall in order to accommodate the increasing public school attendance in Windsor. The building, plans for which were drawn by Pennington & Boyde, will cost about...

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Windsor Lawn Bowling Club – 1920

July 9, 2012
Windsor Lawn Bowling Club – 1920

The club house is one of the finest in Western Ontario. A big membership drive is now being held and many new supporters are being secured. A year ago all of the stock of the Church Street Quoit Club was taken up and the two clubs were amalgamated. If you’re like me you’re probably...

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501 Erie Street West – All Gone

July 6, 2012
501 Erie Street West – All Gone

Back on May 1, demolition began on the dilapidated row houses at Erie and Bruce. Then everything ground to a halt, and nothing happened for the next two months. Finally around Canada Day, the job was finished. Photo © John Foot A few more photos here, showing the site bare and clean. Photo ©...

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