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Old Streetcar Photos

A few more photos that came to me from John Stefani, again from the Bernie Drouillard collection: Car # 214 – At the car barns on University Avenue – now The Junction Car # 366 – On University Avenue at the intersection with Pelissier St. Car # 418…
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Belle Isle Bridge Approach

Here are a pair of photos of the long gone Belle Isle Bridge Approach in Detroit. The original bridge was built in 1889, and destroyed in a fire in 1915. In 1923, the current bridge was built to link the mainland to the island. When it opened there was a nifty underground…
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Old Photos

A few more old photos sent to me by John Stefani, from the collection of Bernie Drouillard. The S.W. & A. terminal on University Ave. Both buildings are still standing, the one on the right has just had a recent facelift, and was known as “The Junction” in its last incarnation. A view of downtown Windsor looking north towards Detroit, from about 1927. The N.W. corner of…
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Odds and Ends...

Here are some historic photos from the International Metropolis Archives. This one is for reader Brian who asked about the Henkel House. The photo is captioned “Robert Henkel House”, 1913. Chrysler Canada Plant # 3 – 1933 Chrysler Canada Plant # 1…
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Then and Now - Downtown Greyhoud Station

As it appeared in the mid 1940’s. Photo above from the Bernie Drouillard Collection. The Windsor Greyhound Terminal, 2006. Completed in May, 1940, the Windsor terminal was shared between Greyhound of Canada and the S.W & A railway, the forerunner of Transit Windsor. The terminal was designed by the frim of Bonfield and Cumming, who also designed the Kalamazoo station as well as the…
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Old Photos 1910 - Part I

Some of these I may have posted before, others maybe not… These are from my personal collection, and they date to about 1910-1915… The Canadian Club sign on the docks at Walkerville. It was designed by Albert Kahn. Riverside Dr. (then Sandwich St.) looking…