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Ford Powerhouse – 1935

Happy Friday once again. Today photo is dated August 7, 1935, and the caption on the back reads:

    “The power house, inside which a $2,000,000 modernization program is now getting under way. The foundry appears in the right background

Designed by Albert Kahn and built in 1922, the building is a great example of his industrial works. The powerhouse, a staple of almost every large factory, is a bit of a rarity. Often the powerhouses were among the first buildings to go.

Have a good weekend everyone. See you back here Monday.

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Recent Comments:

  • Jim on 1501 Tecumseh Rd E: “Yes. The Loblaws had moved next door/expanded to the Franco’s space by 1965. There’s a pic at https://windsorite.ca/2013/02/retro-windsor-blizzard-of-february-1965/Jun 10, 13:05
  • Andrew on St Theresa – 1991 Norman Rd: “Thanks Matthew. I’ll have to see what I can find on the first one.Jun 8, 08:01
  • Matthew Revington on St Theresa – 1991 Norman Rd: “About St Theresa’s Church on Norman St, yes there was an earlier structure, from a wikimapia page “ The present…Jun 8, 07:18
  • Ronald W. Reaume on Reaume Community Centre Subdivsion – 1924: “This was very informative. A lot of the Reaume history. I had no idea.Thankyou.May 18, 09:18
  • JM on 1501 Tecumseh Rd E: “I was not aware that this was a Loblaws at one time. Was the building immediately to the East not…May 17, 22:13

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