Windsor

Ghost Signs – A. Ross Plumbing

I always like finding old painted signs for long gone businesses. This one is in the alley in the Lincoln & Tecumseh Road area. The plumbing place is long gone, but the sign remains.

The sign says “Since 1923” and the phone number listed is a 254- exchange, so the business must have survived beyond the letter exchange days…

Here’s his obituary from the Windsor Star – October 9, 1974:

In order for the math to work, the business must have still been going at the time of his passing in 1974.

You never know what’s lurking in those alleys…

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If you haven’t ordered your calendar yet, don’t delay… The presale ends Thursday.

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