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Wyandotte and Lincoln - 1929

From the Border Cities Star – February 7, 1929: (Thanks to regular reader Mike F. for pointing out this photo to me…) This view of Wyandotte street, Walkerville, looking east from the Windsor boundary, shows the town’s principal business district. On either side of the street is lined with flourishing, progressive business establishments that are second to none in the Border…
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2013 Calendar Pre-Sale - Final Day!

It’s the final day of the 2013 International Metropolis Calendar pre-sale. The pre-sale will close sometime tonight after 8:00 pm and the calendar will return to full price. This year’s calendar is priced at $21.50 + $7.00 s&h/HST, however for the duration…
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Windsor Truck and Storage

So… over at Windsor Truck & Storage, located at Windsor & Shepherd, this giant crane thing was erected over the weekend. Later in the day there was actually a second one that went up as well… I’m hoping is something good like, roofing, or brick…
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Proposed Ford City Park - 1929

From the Border Cities Star – March 16, 1929: This is an architect’s conception of a proposed park development in Ford City, in the area bounded by Alice street, Tourangeau Road, Reginald street and Bernard Road. At the Ford City Parks Board’s meeting on Monday night, a petition will be presented, asking that this park property be acquired by closing Rossini Boulevard from Alice…
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2013 Calendar - Final Week

IT’s the final week of the 2013 International Metropolis Calendar pre-sale. This year’s calendar is priced at $21.50 + $7.00 s&h/HST, however for the duration of the pre-sale the calendars will be priced at $20.00 with a flat $2.00 per item for s&h/HST.
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Boblo Island

Happy Wednesday! Here today is a neat postcard shot that was from the later years of Boblo Island. The caption on the back reads: One of the many attractions that can be found on this beautiful Canadian island amusement park. Accessible only by boat, Boblo Island offers many exciting rides, shows and attractions for the entire family. Also… Don’t forget about your chance to get a copy…
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2013 IM Calendar - Presale

It’s that time of year once again…. Time for the annual pre-sale event and the unveiling of the 2013 International Metropolis Calendar. This year’s calendar is priced at $21.50 + $7.00 s&h/HST, however for the duration of the pre-sale the calendars…
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Kresge's - 1990

Happy Friday, and welcome to November… Today’s picture was taken April 17, 1990 The caption on the back reads: S.S. Kresge Co. is closing after 61 years in Windsor – 245 Ouellette and Chatham I’m at the age now, when I don’t think of 1990 being…