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McCord Shipping Docks - Peabody Building c. 1983

These photos were shot by Matthew Kulbacki, from the same shoot as the previous Peabody photos. Thanks again Matthew. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki A photo of the backside of the old Peabody building. Interesting to note the old shipping dock. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki Luckily Matthew got in there and got a detail shot almost 30 years ago. A nice view of the McCord Radiator shipping docks. Not sure…
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Devonshire Road - c. 1912

Again from the Library of Congress/Detroit Publishing Co. collection, today is a view of Devonshire Road looking north from about 1912. The Bank of Commerce on the left hand side was designed by Albert Kahn, and built in 1906. As always it’s the details. A nice view…
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Memorial Science Building - 1949

From the Windsor Daily Star – August 21, 1948 Nearing completion is the new $460,000 Memorial Science Building at Assumption College which will provide classrooms and laboratories for classes in physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and mathematics. A memorial to the 121 Assumption men who lost their lives in World War II, the science building provides needed facilities at the college.
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Riverside Drive - c. 1910

From the Library of Congress site, comes this view of the Walker’s Distillery office. The pergola in the foreground was demolished in the early 1920’s when the offices on the west half of the property were built. Interesting to note the cobblestone street, and…
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Canadian Bridge Company - 1916

Happy Friday once again! Today’s photos are submitted by regular reader Ken Taylor. The photos looks to be from WWI, and it looks like the Canadian Bridge Company contributed to the war effort. Looks like this room was given over to manufacturing shells. This one…