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Windsor Beverages - 1948

Back in the years following WWII consumer products still had their regionalisms. Detroit had Faygo & Vernors, and while Coca-Cola and other national beverages were around, there was still a place for local drinks like Martin’s Ginger Ale and Sun Crest Orange. The Windsor Beverages factory was located at 1291 Albert Rd, and no longer exists. The 1200 block of Albert Road ends at…
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White Rose Station - Howard & Tecumseh - 1953

Below is a full page ad that ran in the Windsor Star in early December 1953. It advertised the impending grand opening of the new White Rose Service Station at Howard and Tecumseh. I’m not sure what corner the station was on. It probably wasn’t on the north east…
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The Border Cities - Canada's Southern Gateway - 1929

Most of the old photos from 1929 posted over the last few weeks came from this old promotional booklet. I’m posting the cover today only because I think it’s a great old advertisement for the area, and a great piece of Jazz Age graphic design. Have a great…
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The Royal Windsor Garage - 334 Dougall - 1937

Another one for the lost Windsor category. The long demolish Royal Windsor Garage. The Royal Windsor Garage was located on Dougall between University and Park, and sat to the rear of the Royal Windsor Apartments. The Rose Garden Villa Long Term Care Home currently occupies…