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This Weekend - 2013 Essex Train Show

This weekend, February 23 & 24, will see the 18th Annual Essex Train Show take place. From 10am – 4pm both days, the show features various vendors of all kinds of model trains, collectibles, artifacts, displays and ephemera. The show has grown in recent years so be sure to come by early on Saturday to get what you’re looking for – it might get snapped up early! A little birdy tells…
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Trams & Ferries

More paper ephemera today from the vaults at IM HQ. Sticking with the transportation theme of the other day… Here are three different and interesting tickets. 1. S.W. & A Railway streetcar ticket from Windsor to Tecumseh. Regional transportation existed, only we…
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Historical Train Slide Show #9 - Saturday, January 26th, 2013, 7.30PM

From regular reader and contributor Tim Swaddling: Hello friends Saturday, January 26th, 7.30pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #9 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville welcomes Myles Roach of Windsor, Ontario to be our featured presenter in the first half of this show. What’s different about this presentation is that Myles is 20 years old – by far the youngest…
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Leamington A&P - Early 1970's

Today’s photo comes from Shane, who sent us his Walker Power Building concepts a few weeks ago. This photo was taken by his grandmother and it shows the A & P that was located at Talbot road and Queens avenue. The building is long gone and a modern RBC stands in its place. Thanks to Shane for sharing this picture with us. We don’t visit the county all that often. If you’ve…
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Action Hobbies Slideshow # 7

As always, I like to pass along this information in case there is someone out there who’s interested in going. The slideshows are amazing and informative. If you haven’t been to one yet, you need to check it out. Thurs August 23rd, 8.15pm &#8211…
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Ghost Pictures - Kingsville

Today’s photos come courtesty of regular reader JBM. The first one is from Lansdowne Avenue in Kingsville. This one shows the old water tower from the MacDonald Leaf Company. JBM tells me this plant operated from about 1919 through 1973. The last one is from Park St.