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University & Pelissier - c 1928

One of my favourite old postcards. I like this one, because despite almost 90 years having passed, this is one of the few old postcards where everything is still the same. The Bartlett, Security & Metropolitan Buildings all in a row. A booming section of downtown and…
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Walker & Wyandotte Underpass - 2004

Going though some old photos from 2004, I came across these shots of the old, now long gone underpass on Wyandotte, just east of Walker Road. This one is long gone and all filled in. Sometimes it’s hard to remember the things that used to be around, even just a few…
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Hiram Walker Office - c 1925

A nice old postcard view of the Walker Offices from the mid 1920’s. This one is a little different in that the focus isn’t on the usual view of the old office building. I suspect the plan was to show the old as well as the fairly new at this time modern addition.
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Riverside Brewery Share Offer - 1934

A old ad that ran in August 1934, offering shares in the Riverside Brewing Corporation. Looks like the Riverside Brewing Company was founded in 1933, according to the ad, to “take over the business and assets of the Riverside Brewery Company Limited” which itself…
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The Art Gallery of Windsor - c 1970

Here’s a throwback for Friday. Back before the Casino rolled into Windsor and usurped the Art Gallery above for use as a temporary Casino this was the home to the Art Gallery of Windsor, a former converted brewery. Anyone out there have any memories of the place from…