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East Windsor Postcards

These cards come to us today from regular reader Vic. These are some great cards, they are new to me as I hadn’t seen either of them before.

This postcard shows the s.e. corner of Ontario & Lawrence Road in what was then Ford.

Built in 1922, this house was designated by the City in 2000.

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Here’s the house today. A good write up on the house ran in the Walkerville Times ->

The second card shows the streetcar on Wyandotte Street (what was then called Ottawa Street) at the intersection with Pilette Road.

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Amazingly when compared to the “modern” view, the scene is still recognisable.

Personally I think the corner building looked better before its “renovation”. 😉

Hope everyone had a good weekend.


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