Lost WindsorWindsor

333 Eugenie St E

I’ve always been fond of the small brick building on the south side of Eugenie between Howard & McDougall. It’s got some nice mid-century offset brickwork on the facade, as seen in the photo above from 2007. My favourite feature by far though, was always this big sign along the front. It looked to date to the 1960’s, possibly original to the building, this sign stood watch…
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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…
Essex CountyOld PhotographsWindsor

The Amherstburg Stage - c. 1880

From Frederick Neal’s 1909 book “The Township of Sandwich”: The Amherstburg Stage Ready to start from the Windsor Post Office with mail for Sandwich and Amherstburg and intermediate points. Wm. Fox, the veteran stage driver, stands at the rear of his, horse, near the seat. This mode of carrying the mails was discontinued June 3, 1907. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg…
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Demolitiongoing, going, gone...Windsor

Former GM Plant Demolition

I finally had the opportunity over the holidays to get by and check out the demolition occurring at the old GM Transmission Plant on Kildare Rd. Looks like the demolition started on the south side, on the WWII era Border Cities Industries section, which is now, nothing more…