Photo Du JourWindsor

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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Old PhotographsWindsor

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…
Old PhotographsWindsor

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…
Photo Du JourWindsor

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…
Photo Du JourWindsor

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…
DetroitPhoto Du JourWindsor

2004 - The Year In Review

**Originally Uploaded to the old Website 12-31-04** Like I did last year, I present a review of buildings that were demolished in 2004. Above, Albert Kahn’s Transportation Building. Brought down for an expanded parking garage for the Dime building. Below, the Terra-cotta clad Freud Building, demolished for parking. The former Hughes & Hatcher store, demolished for parking. Englewood…
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DetroitPhoto Du JourWindsor

2003 - The Year In Review

**Originally Uploaded to the old Website 12-31-03** On the last day of 2003, I would like to take the time to reflect on buildings in the International Metropolis that fell to the Wreckers ball during the last 12 months, if you have any to add to the list please feel free…