Lost WindsorOld PhotographsReader SubmissionWindsor

Peabody Building - Riverside & Chilver - 1983/1984

Today’s photos come via Tim Swaddling, long time reader, and host of the Train Slide Shows. These photos were shot by Matthew Kulbacki, and he’s been kind enough to share them with us. Photo © Matthew Kulbacki A shot looking east on Riverside Drive from the corner of Chilver. The Peabody Bridge in on the left, and the Peabody Building straight ahead. The Peabody building was…
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Old PhotographsReader SubmissionWindsor

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…
PostcardsReader SubmissionWindsor

1953 Mercury

Image Courtesty Andrew Hobson/Allen Cornwall Today’s photo comes courtesy of reader Andrew Hobson and his grandfather Allen Cornwall. It comes from a Ford of Canada promotional postcard. The caption on the back reads as follows: The graceful lines of this 1953 Mercury convertible stand out under the sweeping curve of the Internationally famous Windsor-Detroit Ambassador Bridge which spans…
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Welcome to the Chicken Court

Today’s old Post Card comes courtesy of regular reader Linda C. From the caption on the back: Welcome to the CHICKEN COURT, 531 Pelissier St., Windsor, Ont., Canada. Tasty chicken, steak and sea food dinners. Home made pastries & rolls. We cater to weddings and…
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Royal Yeast Cakes

Today’s picture is a reader submission, from a reader named Jeannette, who came across this photo at her mother’s house. The sign on the fence reads “Royal Yeast Cakes”, but I’m not sure if it was a sign or merely advertising. Her mother who is…
Lost WindsorOld PhotographsReader SubmissionScott Hughes CollectionWindsor

Eastown Plaza - c. 1995

Photo © Scott Hughes Today we have a pair of old shots from about 1995, taken and passed long by Scott Hughes. These shots show the old, long gone N&D signs at Eastown Plaza, at Tecumseh Road and Lauzon Road. The sign must have been replaced not too long after these shots were taken, as a boring teal painted steel sign stand there today its place. Teal as may you may recall hit a peak in…
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East Windsor Postcards

These cards come to us today from regular reader Vic. These are some great cards, they are new to me as I hadn’t seen either of them before. This postcard shows the s.e. corner of Ontario & Lawrence Road in what was then Ford. Built in 1922, this house was…