Old PhotographsReader Submission

Ojibway Conveyor - 1957

From the collection of John Morand Today’s photos come to us as a submission from regular reader and commentor JBM. These photos were in his father’s collection and his Great Uncle was an executive with the Salt Company. These two photos were dated 1957 and show the Ojibway conveyor. Interesting to note the “Town of Ojibway” signs on the front. From the collection of John…
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Ouellette Avenue - 1927

Happy Friday! Today’s picture is uncaptioned but is dated June 7, 1927. The sign up in the top left reads “Welcome Police Chiefs”, so there must have been a conference in town. A neat shot looking north up Ouellette Avenue from University. This is my favourite part of the shot. It shows streetcar # 401 on Ouellette, and beside it there’s the Victoria Building which burned…
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Old PhotographsWindsor

Jubilee Fountain - Then and Now

A neat old shot from the archives of the Detroit Publishing Company now residing in the collection of the Library of Congress. This one shows the fountain in all her glory on Devonshire Road, just south of the old Train Station, approximately across the street from…
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Ferry Docks - 1925

No real info on the back of this one. It simply reads: “Scene at Windsor, Ont. Canada”, it’s dated May 26, 1925. Probably take from the intersection of what is today Ouellette and Riverside looking into Dieppe Park, this shot shows the Ferry Terminal at the…