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Ford Powerhouse - 1935

Happy Friday once again. Today photo is dated August 7, 1935, and the caption on the back reads: “The power house, inside which a $2,000,000 modernization program is now getting under way. The foundry appears in the right background Designed by Albert Kahn and built…
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James S. Cooper

In October, 2010 we took a look at Cooper Court, one of the grand old Walkerville Mansions. Happy Friday once again, today we take a look at the man behind Cooper Court, James S. Cooper. Today’s photo is dated March 26, 1929 the caption on the back reads as follows: “James S. Cooper wealthy liquor dealer of Walkerville” You can read all about Cooper here on Wikipedia, and…
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Downtown Windsor - c. 1925

A neat old picture. A stamp on the back reads “Please credit this photo Canadian Pacific Railway” No other information. The photo can be no younger than 1920 as the Imperial Bank is the corner of University & Ouellette. It can be no older than 1930, as…
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General Byng School

Happy Friday once again! Another week in the book. Today’s photo is dated May 24, 1927. The caption on the back reads: Gen. Byng Continuation School, Sandwich A nice view of what is today Forster Secondary on Felix on Windsor’s west side. Back when the school was…
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2012 IM Calendar

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The 2012 International Metropolis Calendar makes its glorious return once again, with the big pre-sale period discount. This year’s calendar is priced at [$19.99 + $6.50 s&h/hst] for the duration of the presale period, the calendar is avaialable for just $19.50, and shipping & handling is a flat rate of $2.00 per order. The Button below will allow you…
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Ford Factory - 1935

Happy Friday once again. Today is an old photo from the Ford Motor Company, dated July 12, 1935. The caption on the back reads as follows: The machine shop and final assembly building. This building covers more than 13 acres of ground. At the extreme left is the new…
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Walkerville From Above - c. 1970

Happy Friday once again everyone. Today is an undated photo of the Walkerville Area from above. I’m guessing the date to be about 1970 or so. The old Train Station is gone, and the Waterfront Ford Plant # 1 is also gone. It was demolished in 1969. So I doubt that the…