Essex CountyOld Newspaper StoriesOld Photographs

LaSalle Bell Building - 1953

From the Windsor Star – December 9, 1953: Pictured here is the new Bell Telephone building which will house dial switching equipment to serve the LaSalle area when the new exchange is opened early next spring. The attractive one story structure is located on the east side of the River Front road. The LaSalle are is served at present by rural lines from Windsor. The new exchange will make…
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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…
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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…