The Big Tomato – Leamington – Then and Now

September 6, 2013

The photo above shows the Leamington visitor information booth, better known as “The Big Tomato” about 1965. The booth was built in 1961. Located at the corner of Talbot and Mill Streets.

Above is a shot of the booth today, via Google streetview.

Click here for a throw back to the 25th birthday in 1986. (The CBC doesn’t allow their video’s to be embedded).

Have a great weekend everyone, see you back here Monday.

2 Responses to The Big Tomato – Leamington – Then and Now

  1. Uzzy on September 6, 2013 at 6:02 am

    It’s not even that big.

    If you swapped B&W and colour, it would be hard to tell which picture is from the ’60, and which is from today. The tree behind is smaller now, and there’s a relic called a phone booth, next to it now.

  2. Another Windsor Ex-Pat on September 8, 2013 at 10:55 pm

    Cool. Nice to see it again after all these years.

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