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View From The Walkerville Fire Hall - 1895

Photo courtesy SWODA This photo appeared in “Souvenir : Windsor and Walkerville, May, 1895 : Official Programme of Grand Military Demonstration, May 24th, 25th, and 26th, 1895.” published in 1895. It is a view of Walkerville from the Fire Station looking East towards Belle Isle. That part of town has changed a little over the years… 🙂 Have a great weekend everyone, see you…
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W.E. & L.S. Railway - Car # 507 - 1939

Photo © from the Collection of Bernie Drouillard Back in 2008 in this post, we took a look at the Windsor, Essex and Lake Shore Rapid Railway. In that post you can see the cars being shipped out of town. While the other post shows pictures from December, 1939, this one dates to August 24, 1939. This was the first car shipped to Montreal, it may have been a test sale of the one car, before they…
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Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery

A few shots today that were taken last week at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery. This is the final resting place of a large number of Windsorites who never came home. If you’ve never been to a War cemetery in Europe, it’s hard to describe, and the pictures…
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Sterling Products Factory Expansion - 1931

Increasing business has forced Sterling Products, Windsor, to again enlarge its factory, thus repeating last year’s performance, when a large addition was made to the same plant. Workmen are shown above busy with the extension. The factory building which once made…
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New Federal Building for 1932

Nearly 52 years ago Windsor celebrated the opening of its new Post Office. During the coming year the now-ancient building will be torn down. Also razed will be the equally decrepit and abandoned Weights and Measures building. Occupying both sites as well as the little park…
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Windsor's First Greyhound Station

A view of the first Greyhound Station in Windsor, this one was on Ouellette Avenue at the corner of Park Street. The station was located in the Park Building, the space the station occupied is today home to the Downtown Canada Post outlet.The station moved from here to the…