Lost WindsorOld PhotographsWindsor

Dougall Super-Highway - 1931

The new super-highway provided by widening Dougall Road this year, supplementing widening of the three subways last year. According to the article to go with the picture, the cost of widening and resurfacing Dougall Ave was $75,000 (about $1.1 million in 2014). The highway was expanded from between the CPR tracks and the Grand Marais Drain, and widened 9 feet on either side. I remember there being…
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Kennedy Collegiate - 1931

The Hon. W. C. Kennedy Collegiate Institute symbolizes the spirit of the Border Cities. The collegiate is shown here as it is seen from McDougall street and Tecumseh Boulevard, in its setting of deep lawns. The the background is a glimpse of Jackson Park and the old Jockey…
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St Bernard's School - East Windsor - 1931

A view of what was then the brand new St Bernard’s School in Est Windsor. This building designed by Albert Lothian still stands, although it is scheduled for demolition and replacement. Have a great long weekend everyone, see you back here Wednesday. No post Monday due…
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Erie & McDougall - Christmas 1963

From a Season’s Greeting Ad from December 1963: The new main substation and control centre being built on Erie St. East is constructed on the original foundations of buildings erected in 1914 and 1922. So strong and sound are these foundations that our engineering…