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Historic Train Slideshow - Number 12

OK IM fans, the July slide show is the show for you… The show Saturday July 6, is going to feature a joint presentation between myself and the legendary Bernie Drouillard. A good time will be had by all. Don’t miss out. Saturday, July 6th, 7.30pm – Action Hobbies hosts Historical Train Slide Show #12 Free admission! We’re very pleased to announce the next slide show event…
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Streetcar Show Is Open!

So Friday afternoon, a half day early, the exhibition Electric Avenue: Historic Streetcars of Windsor threw its doors open to the public. The show runs now, through January 3, 2010. The opening reception is open to the public and is October 16th, from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm with regular gallery admission. The show features historic images and maps from the Bernie Drouillard collection, as well…
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The First Spike

From John comes today’s great postcard, one I have never seen before: Don’t forget (or maybe this is the first notice) but there’s going to be an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Windsor this Fall tracing the past of Windsor’s streetcar era. With…
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Streetcar Friday

To the County today, and a little Inter-Urban history. As usual, if it has to do with streetcar, and history, we need to thank John and Bernie for digging them up. The first shot shows an inter-urban car passing the corner of Division & Main St. in downtown (or because its the county – Uptown) Kingsville. This shot c. 1907 This shot from around 1910, shows the powerhouse and car…
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