Old PhotographsWindsor

City Hall - 1972

A view looking at the west entrance of City Hall in August, 1972. Shot from the old police headquarters, you can see the old police cars parked on City Hall Square. Interesting to see the original entrance before it was filled in, like it is today. Also interesting to see…
Essex CountyOld Newspaper StoriesOld Photographs

LaSalle Bell Building - 1953

From the Windsor Star – December 9, 1953: Pictured here is the new Bell Telephone building which will house dial switching equipment to serve the LaSalle area when the new exchange is opened early next spring. The attractive one story structure is located on the east side of the River Front road. The LaSalle are is served at present by rural lines from Windsor. The new exchange will make…
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DetroitOld PhotographsWindsor

Ambassador Bridge - c. 1928

A photo of what must have been the winter of 1928-1929 as the bridge towers are done, but the roadway is still being laid. Given the arctic blast of the last few days and the snow, it feels like today’s post is a natural fit. This shot is looking east, Detroit on the…