Windsor

Ouellette Avenue Looking South - c. 1914

This shot looking south west from the corner of Riverside and Ouellette was taken from the roof of the old British American hotel (which I don’t think has ever really been featured on here…). You can see the old bank on the corner that will remain in storage for…
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S.W. & A 451 - 1938

A neat photo of SW & A Amherstburg Interurban Car # 451. This picture was taken May 5, 1938, the note on it reads that taken prior to scrapping. This car was purchased new in 1924 from the Ottawa Car Company and ran until service on the Ameherstburg line converted to…
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Riverside and Dougall - c. 1953

The picture above appeared in “Garden Gateway to Canada” published for the centennial celebration in 1954. The caption reads as follows: Bakery and home of Mark Richards, southeast corner of Dougall and Sandwich Street, Windsor. Mr Richards was mayor of Windsor in 1862-1863. Strange to think of the downtown core having housing. A neat old place, and another long gone part of…
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End Of Grace Hospital

I took this photo last Thursday, and for some reason forgot to post it earlier this week… The news I heard earlier that the entire structure is now down, reminded me about this picture. This was the last stand. A lot of history gone… Have a safe and happy Canada…
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Windsor Fairgrounds - 1913

The picture above, taken about 1913, was taken from “Garden Gateway to Canada”. It shows the corner of Ouellette and Tecumseh, and the site today occupied by the Jackson Park Gates. While it was part of the Windsor Driving Park, the horse track that one occupied…