Old PhotographsWindsor

Hiram Walker Staff - 1893

From the Mason & Rice archives, comes this great shot of the entire staff (I’m assuming just the office staff) of Hiram Walker & Sons, gathered on the lawn behind the office on Riverside Drive in 1893. There’s an impressive array of mustaches on display in this shot… I’m trying to determine if that’s Hiram himself on the far left. I think it might…
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Lindon Brooks - Pioneer of Motormen - 1935

Mr. Lindon Clark Brooks – Drove the first Trolley Car His obituary ran on Page 5 of the January 16, 1935 edition of the Border Cities Star, exactly 80 years ago, last Friday. “Windsor’s first street car motorman – and, incidentally, the first street car motor man on the North American continent – died early this morning at his home, 656 Goyeau street, following a…
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