Old PhotographsWindsor

Windsor - Detroit Tunnel Entrance c 1974

A neat shot showing the long running GM new look coaches. The last of these weren’t retried until about 4 or 5 years ago. The old sign at the tunnel entrance is long gone, as is the old GREYHOUND marquee on the old bus station. Along the awning of the bus station, you can make out the S.W. & A lettering. That name remained in use until 1977, when it was renamed Transit…
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The Honeymoon Nest - 1929

A photo that appeared in a promotional booklet from 1929, shows the above with the caption: “Honeymoon Nest, Walkerville Tourist Camp” I half looked for the location of this place of the years, but never come up with where it was actually located. I suppose it…
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Ouellette & Pitt - c. 1929

A view of Ouellette Avenue at the end of the boom years. This shot shows the two major local downtown department stores, Bartlet, MacDonald & Gow as well as C. H. Smith’s. Of all the buildings visible in this picture, only one still stands today, and is the current…
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The Lawn of Hiram Walker - 1899

This view looking west from what is today known as the Canadian Club Brand Centre, shows some of the long lost distillery buildings. The white grain silos today sit to the rear of the taller building. Perhaps an earlier version? You can also see a bit of the Walkerville…