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Southlawn Gardens - South Windsor Development Company Limited - 1949

An interesting old ad. This one is from 1949, still trying to sell lots down in Southlawn Gardens. Interestingly the ad was put out by the South Windsor Development Company Limited. I have seen references to the South Windsor Development Company Limited on subdivision ads going back to the late 1920’s. I got to thinking, there’s a giant Southlawn Gardens sign on Dougall just north of…
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Tepperman's - 1949

An interesting advertisement from December 1949. This one shows the Ottawa Street Tepperman’s store, and also has a nice picture of Nate Tepperman. This is a long time Windsor Business, and it’s good too see them still around. A list of the oldest businesses in…
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Canadian Automotive Trim - 1949

Located on Walker Road, the building was located on the east side just south of Edna street. View Larger Map The plant, owned by National Automotive Fibres Inc. had a sister operation open in Ajax in 1953. It manufactured interior trim parts for Ford, Chrysler, General…
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Gus's - 1954

From the 1954 tourist guide once again… Today we look at Gus’s in Remington Park. The motel is still there, although it doesn’t look like there’s a restaurant anymore… View Larger Map Happy February everyone, have a good weekend, see you back…
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Appearing at The Embassy - 1973

This ad ran in the Windsor Star in February, 1973. It advertises upcoming bands playing at the Embassy Hotel, one of the bands scheduled in the ad was a little Canadian band by the name of Rush. View Larger Map Today the Embassy Hotel, is best known as the Little Memphis…
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First Game - Detroit Cougars - 1926

In honour of hockey season making a return, we take a look at the Detroit Cougars (the Red Wing nickname didn’t come into use until 1932) inaugural season in 1926, played right here at the Border Cities Arena. The first team in 1926-27. From Wikipedia: At the April…