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St. Mary's Demolition - 1977

Today’s entry comes sent in from regular reader Steve L. He found these photos at his Grandmother’s house, and shared them with me to share with all of you: Interesting to note, model homes already popping up in front prior to the implosion. Going… …going… …gone… A shot from the front during the implosion. Steve told me they were in an envelope marked…
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More Stucco

Back in March, you may recall, I covered the history of the Janisse Brothers Funeral Home, that was orignally the Leo Page house. Well guess what? Photo courtesy JS STUCCO TIME! Big thanks to all who emailed and told me about the “update” to the building, and…
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Great Sucess!

Nick, who helped organized last weekend’s empties donation for Leukemia, reports that over $2000.00 was raised at the Dougall Ave. Beer Store alone. A big thank you goes out to everyone who dropped by and donated their empties to the cause, and a big thank you goes…
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Streetcar Ghosts

These photos come courtesy of regular reader Urbanrat, who in his travels stumbled across unearthed streetcar tracks in Ouelllette Aveune. As you know the next round of streetscaping is underway along Ouellette, and apparently some old rail infrastructure reappeared after being hidden since the the streetcars went away in 1938. So after 70 years, a brief resurfacing for what was our primary mode…
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Canadian Bridge Company - Part 1

A while back I got an email from a reader who wanted to know a little something about the Canadian Bridge Company, another part of Windsor Industrial Heritage. From the collection of Chris Edwards The first batch of photos comes from the collection of Chris Edwards. Chris…
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Windsor Assembly

Today’s photo was sent along from a regular reader. An interesting early aerial photo of the Windsor Assembly Plant. I’m unsure of the date on this one, but it’s probably from the mid to late 1930’s. The view is looking south from Walker Tecumseh Road. The photograph dates to before 1948 for sure, as there is no sign of the old Chrysler Office Building along Chrylser…
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