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Windsor to Tecumseh - One Fare - c. 1930

I’m still amazed at what an extensive travel network we once had all over Essex County, what equally amazing is how this little tiny bits of history, like old transit tickets survived all these years… Have a great long weekend everyone! Take note, there will be no post tomorrow or Monday. While Monday isn’t a holiday for everyone, it is for me, plus it’s also Opening Day…
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PostcardsWindsor

St. Mary's Church - Walkerville - c 1905

I like this postcard view from Walkerville, looking south on Devonshire Rd towards, what was then the brand new St. Mary’s Church. While it’s a pretty common view, it’s a rare one, where you can line up the view and it looks almost identical a century…
RenderingsWindsor

Walkerville Theatre - 1920

From the Border Cities Star – September 18, 1920     Walkerville’s new $250,00 theatre, on Wyandotte Street which will be opened by the owner Simon Meretsky, on Monday. Only the highest class motion pictures and vaudeville will be shown at this fine “House of Comfort”.   A nice rendering of the Walkerville Theatre. Still standing on Wyandotte Street, between Lincoln…
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Notable WindsoritesWindsor

Charles R Tuson - Mayor - 1917

Mr. Tuson’s excellent business ability stands him in good stead in his present civic capacity, as mayor of Windsor. Previous to his being elected mayor, Mr. Tuson served in the council as alderman. His first business venture, on arriving in this city, was the floral…
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City Hall - 1972

A view looking at the west entrance of City Hall in August, 1972. Shot from the old police headquarters, you can see the old police cars parked on City Hall Square. Interesting to see the original entrance before it was filled in, like it is today. Also interesting to see…