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Windsor to Tecumseh - One Fare - c. 1930

I’m still amazed at what an extensive travel network we once had all over Essex County, what equally amazing is how this little tiny bits of history, like old transit tickets survived all these years… Have a great long weekend everyone! Take note, there will be no post tomorrow or Monday. While Monday isn’t a holiday for everyone, it is for me, plus it’s also Opening Day…
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The Amherstburg Stage - c. 1880

From Frederick Neal’s 1909 book “The Township of Sandwich”: The Amherstburg Stage Ready to start from the Windsor Post Office with mail for Sandwich and Amherstburg and intermediate points. Wm. Fox, the veteran stage driver, stands at the rear of his, horse, near the seat. This mode of carrying the mails was discontinued June 3, 1907. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg…
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Hertel's Coffee Shop - Highway 98 - Comber

Ok, here’s one for the Essex County experts out there… Any guesses about this one? Old Highway 98, was renamed County Rd 46 in 1970. There’s a vacant lot at the north east corner of County Road 46 and Highway 77. It looks like it was once a gas station…
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Hotel Lake View - Amherstburg - 1937

Back out to Essex County today, does anyone have anything they can add about this place? It’s not Windsor, so there’s always the chance it’s still standing. If not, where was it ? Also how is it already November?  🙂 I hope everyone had a great…