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Photo Du Jour - October 26, 2005 - Works Of Albert J. Lothian

During the 1920’s & 1930’s one of Windsor’s pre-eminent local Architects was Albert James Lothian. Lothian was born in Scotland in 1895, and moved to Canada early on. He came to Windsor after returning from WWI. Albert Lothian c. 1920 – Photo courtesy of his daughter Jean Kalich He was one of Windsor’s more unique residential architects as seen in the…
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O'Shea Pool House - Photo Du Jour - October 19, 2005

Located on Riverside Dr. in Windsor, next to the RCMP station is this small soon to be demolished home. As the story goes, this was the pool house to the summer “cottage” next door. The O’Shea’s came from money, being the second generation heir’s to the family fortune, that was made in the early days of the automobile. The story isn’t too clear, but the…
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More oldies...

Again from the Bernie Droulliard collection. These photos were developped last night from transnegs (copies of negatives, or negatives of prints) and many haven’t been seen in 60 + years. Many of the originals rest in the Transit Windsor Archives. The Crosstown Bus…
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Old Windsor Photos

From the collection of Bernie Drouilliard, sent to me by John Stefani. Here is another round of classic Windsor transportation images. Those guys have in the past, contributed a fair amout of histoical Windsor photographs. I look forward to future contibutions, and I will…
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WINDSOR THEN & NOW - Photo Du Jour - 09/14/2005

This week’s Photo Du Jour’s will feature a series of “Then and Now” shots from old post cards to how that scene looks today. This scene is looking west along University Avenue at the Intersection of Pelissier & University. The original post card…
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WINDSOR THEN & NOW - Photo Du Jour - 09/16/2005

This week’s Photo Du Jour’s will feature a series of “Then and Now” shots from old post cards to how that scene looks today. This scene is the intersection of Ouellette Ave. & Park St. near the Tunnel Exit. Built in the early 1960’s the…