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Leamington A&P - Early 1970's

Today’s photo comes from Shane, who sent us his Walker Power Building concepts a few weeks ago. This photo was taken by his grandmother and it shows the A & P that was located at Talbot road and Queens avenue. The building is long gone and a modern RBC stands in its place. Thanks to Shane for sharing this picture with us. We don’t visit the county all that often. If you’ve…
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Chrysler Powerhouse - 1935

I’ve always been a fan of the Chrysler Powerhouse at the end of Ypres. The picture above is from December 1935, shortly after construction. As with the factory too, it was designed by Hutton & Souter of Hamilton. They also designed the former offices on Chrysler…
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Action Hobbies Slideshow # 7

As always, I like to pass along this information in case there is someone out there who’s interested in going. The slideshows are amazing and informative. If you haven’t been to one yet, you need to check it out. Thurs August 23rd, 8.15pm &#8211…
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Erie & Parent - 1935

From the Border Cities Star – February 1, 1935: Spring must be right around the corner. The large steam shovel of the Keystone Contractors is seen above carrying out excavations at the northeast corner of Erie street and Parent avenue, in preparation for erection of two new stores. It is the first time a shovel has been thus employed in Windsor for several years, but may be indicative of…
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Saint Mary's Part 3

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone, and happy long weekend! Today the last few pictures from Matt Kulbacki’s series on St. Mary’s in South Windsor. Today’s pictures deal with the demolition of the old school, shot from the…
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Saint Mary's Part 2

Photo © Matt Kulbacki – All rights reserved Happy Friday everyone! We close out the week with an amazing set of photos from Matt Kulbacki look at the amazing old St. Mary’s Academy building in some fine detail. There’s nothing I can add to these shots, they speak for themselves. Have a safe weekend everyone, and we’ll see you back here Monday. Photo © Matt Kulbacki…
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D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse

Happy Friday once again, today’s post takes a look at the D.M. Ferry Seed Warehouse that used to be on the corner of McDougall and Riverside Drive. It stood until the Casino came along, and the entire area was cleared. This photo rests with the George D. Mason…