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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 killed it off. This ticket dates to the early 1930’s. 2. A ticket good for one fare on the Walkerville – Detroit…
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Last Train On The CASO Line

Regular reader Michael O sent along these pictures taken near his house. This is the last train to pass the CASO line… This train was coming along the track on Saturday morning and helping to remove the sections of track behind it… A view of the remaining track… Michael pointed out when he first moved near the track, Amtrak still operated passenger service from Detroit to…
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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 – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #7 Free admission! Action Hobbies Kingsville welcomes Tecumseh, Ontario’s…
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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.
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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…