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Detroit Police Country Club - Wheatley - 1926

So apparently the Detroit Police once had their own private country club on Lake Erie, just outside of Wheatley. It was built in 1926, but I can’t find any other information about the place. These are construction photos I’ve come across, so it was actually built. I’m hoping someone out there knows something about it… Like where exactly it was, what happened to the…
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Historical Train Slide Show #8 - Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Railfans, as well as regional history fans, don’t miss tomorrow’s slide show at Action Hobbies in Kingsville. Tim Swaddling once again sends the show information our way: Thursday, November 1st, 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #8 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville welcomes Helmut Ostermann from Waterloo, Ontario to town for a special show…
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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. just east of Lansdowne, and shows the sign for the long gone Lakeshore Terrace Hotel. The hotel was gone by 2000&#8230…
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Action Hobbies - Slideshow # 6 - Thursday

So… for this show I’m posting the details of today. It’s Thursday this time, so this way everyone has a few days notice…. Thurs June 28, 8.15pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #6 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville…