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Open House

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, a large number of people turned out for a chance to tour the Low-Martin house at 2021 Ontario St. With the gracious offer posted here last week, as well putting out the offer to the surrounding neighbours, a good number of people turned out for what might be your only chance to visit this very historic Windsor home. I hope a large number of readers dropped by…
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Vintage Buses - III

Today is the last post in the painted buses series. Thanks again to John and Bernie. 🙂 I know some of you liked them, and others of you didn’t. I have however (in my opinion) saved the best for last. The coolest of all the hand painted buses was hands down the CBC…
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Vintage Buses - II

Another collection of photgraphs from Bernie’s collection, showing more of the old hand painted advertising on the Transit Windsor fleet. Photo &#169 Bernie Drouillard – All rights reserved Photo &#169 Bernie Drouillard – All rights reserved…
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Vintage Buses

Among the history captured by Bernie’s lens was his collection of hand painted buses, from the early 1990’s. I think I probably rode on all of them at one time or another during my High School days. Big thanks again today to John for scanning those slides and to Bernie for pulling them out. Photo &#169 Bernie Drouillard – All rights reserved Photo taken July, 1990. The good…
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Vintage Fuzz

A double dose today. I wanted to get Darren’s update photo out, but I didn’t want it to get mixed in with these shots and overlooked. So today IM readers you get a 2-4-1 special. 🙂 As always a huge thank you goes out to John & Bernie who spent a fair…
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Devonshire Lodge

Yup, Devonshire Lodge, that’s the official name of what’s better known as the Low-Martin House. Built in 1928 by Infamous Rum Runner Harry Low, this house is without equal in the city. It is the only remaining Rum Runner’s mansion, the others all fell to the wrecking ball long ago. The architect of the property has never been discovered, but it was built by George Lawton, of…
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Reader's Submissions...

Photo courtesy Darren B. The photo above comes from regular reader Darren B. , who submitted a follow up to the silo series from the other day. The silo is now all gone. o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o The next…
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Seagrave Followup

A follow up on the Seagrave site today. On Saturday morning, I drove past the site, and I noticed they were busy erecting a fence around the property. It was a tall chain link type fence, I’m guessing that this was under orders from the Ministry of Labour. Well, the…