Old PhotographsWindsor

Detroit - Windsor Tunnel Construction - 1929

Today’s picture shows the construction of the tunnel on the Windsor side, this is looking north towards Detroit, Park Street crosses right there. Note the big old house on the left hand side behind the armouries. That house is today a parking lot. Windsor at one time…
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Walkerville Bank Of Montreal - 1959

Today’s photo shows the Walkerville branch of the Bank of Montreal at Wyandotte and Chilver on June 9, 1959, following a daylight bank robbery in which a Windsor police office was shot. A good description of the robbery can be found here on the Walkerville Times website. The building, built in 1912 as the Merchants Bank was designed by Montreal architects Morely Hogle & Huntly Ward…
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Detroit Civic Center - 1976

Across the river today to the north shore for an interesting look at Hart Plaza and the RenCen under construction in this photo taken in March, 1976. Visible in the foreground is the fairly recently demolished Ford Auditorium. Have a great weekend everyone, see you back…
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The Sun Parlor of Canada - c. 1945

Today is a neat old colour slide shot in the mid 1940’s taken by an unknown tourist as they entered Windsor from the tunnel. A nice glimpse of the old Price Edward hotel to the left, and look at all the towns that combined on this sign. Today regional cooperation…
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1160 Albert Road

From the 1948 Windsor Daily Star… The Garden Tractor and Equipment Company, Ltd., 1164 Albert road, shown above … The plant shown here is far too small for the rapidly expanding business of the company and since early last January negotiaions have been held with…