Essex CountyOld PhotographsWindsor

The Amherstburg Stage - c. 1880

From Frederick Neal’s 1909 book “The Township of Sandwich”: The Amherstburg Stage Ready to start from the Windsor Post Office with mail for Sandwich and Amherstburg and intermediate points. Wm. Fox, the veteran stage driver, stands at the rear of his, horse, near the seat. This mode of carrying the mails was discontinued June 3, 1907. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg…
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DetroitOld Photographs

Spier & Rohns Office - 1896

So yeah, it’s that time of year… we all get busy, and well I totally missed that I forgot to put a post up Friday, until well into Saturday afternoon… so… Sorry about that! Now on to the post that I was going to do on Friday… The Detroit firm…
Old PhotographsWindsor

Dominion Public Building - c. 1935

An old postcard view of the old Paul Martin Sr. building, shortly after its opening in 1933. Over the last decade or so the building has really fallen on hard times, and despite a few proposals being floated, no renovation or sale of the building to a new party has taken…
Bernie Drouillard CollectionOld PhotographsWindsor

Greyhound Bus Terminal - Ouellette Ave c 1930

Image © Bernie Drouillard Collection, digitized by John Stefani A shot of the old Greyhound Station, on Ouellette & Park about 1930. I think a similar picture has been posted here previously, but this scan comes to us via John Stefani, who digitized some more of Bernie Drouillard’s collection for us. Thanks as always to those two guys. If there’s anything to add I’m sure…
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Old PhotographsWindsor

Windsor - Detroit Tunnel Entrance c 1974

A neat shot showing the long running GM new look coaches. The last of these weren’t retried until about 4 or 5 years ago. The old sign at the tunnel entrance is long gone, as is the old GREYHOUND marquee on the old bus station. Along the awning of the bus…
Lost WindsorOld PhotographsWindsor

The Honeymoon Nest - 1929

A photo that appeared in a promotional booklet from 1929, shows the above with the caption: “Honeymoon Nest, Walkerville Tourist Camp” I half looked for the location of this place of the years, but never come up with where it was actually located. I suppose it…