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Norwich Block c. 1998

Photo © Allison Brown Happy Friday everyone! Local musician Allison Brown, sent along this photo she took from the top of the Chatham Street parking garage looking over the old Norwich Block. As Allison pointed out, so many cool businesses in that block. I personally used to regularly visit South Shore Books, The Beans Cafe, the Spotted Dog, who didn’t spend time at Fast Eddies? Big thanks…
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Saint Mary's Part 3

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone, and happy long weekend! Today the last few pictures from Matt Kulbacki’s series on St. Mary’s in South Windsor. Today’s pictures deal with the demolition of the old school, shot from the…
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Saint Mary's Part 1

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Today’s pictures were scanned and send along by Tim Swaddling, via Matt Kulbacki who shot these photos of the old St. Mary’s academy prior to demolition. St. Mary’s was demolished in April 1977, so these must have been from winter 1976-1977. A neat view of St. Mary’s looming over south Windsor. While I had seen photos of…
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Ghost Pictures - Kingsville

Today’s photos come courtesty of regular reader JBM. The first one is from Lansdowne Avenue in Kingsville. This one shows the old water tower from the MacDonald Leaf Company. JBM tells me this plant operated from about 1919 through 1973. The last one is from Park St.
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Streetviewed

Photo © John Foot Today’s photo come courtesy of my Dad who spied the Google Streetview car. He talked to the driver who said they’ve just finished Windsor. Photo © John Foot Chatham and Sarnia are next. The car is much fancier than it was last time! Have a…
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CN 5570 - Late 1930's

Harry Taylor Collection, photo by Walter Taylor Today’s photo comes to up via county train historian Tim Swaddling. Tim says the photo is from Harry Taylor’s collection. The photo was taken by Harry’s father, Walter Taylor. The exact date is unknown, but…