Lost WindsorPostcardsWindsor

Sandwich and Ouellette - c 1928

A view looking east along Sandwich Street (today’s Riverside drive) just west of Ouellette Ave. It’s hard to believe that we still live in the same city today. So much has changed. With the exception of the one building that houses the Whiskey River next to the Travelodge, every single building is gone. Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone! Drive safely if you’re out and…
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Hotel Dieu - c. 1925

A neat old view of the south east corner of Erie and Ouellette, the block immediately south of Monday’s shot. While the Masonic Temple is still standing and in use, this one is long gone… A neat old building, and hard to imagine when it was built, it was out on…
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Windsor International Transit Terminal - 2007

Going through some old photos, while getting the computer back on line this past weekend, I came across this shot from January, 2007. Still under construction, and a while away from being done, is this shot of the new Bus Station. Love it or hate it, it’s certainly a…
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Ouellette & Wyandotte - 1975

As we enter the long weekend, here’s a shot looking north on Ouellette towards Wyandotte. This shot was taken in 1975. Lots of people waiting for the bus, some things never change, even if some of the background does… Have a good Thanksgiving everyone, see…
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Ouellette & Chatham - 1913

A great postcard, looking north on Ouellette towards Chatham. On the left is the Victoria Building that burnt to the ground in the 1940s. Beyond that the old Post Office demolished and replaced by the Paul Martin Building. One of my favourite parts of this card, is the east…
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1466 Ouellette

So a few months ago one of those little weird medical offices was demolished further up Ouellette. I noticed that this one at 1466 Ouellette, near Sheppard (which was pretty much a twin of the other one) came down earlier this week as well. From what I can remember…