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Snail Mail in Sandwich, Ontario


From a Sentry Box, to Postmasters’ homes, from General Stores and Shoe Stores to the current Sandwich Post Office, Sandwich certainly has had its share of different post office locations. As with most small towns, the post office in Sandwich … Continue reading

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Walkerville Landmark Bombed!


Once upon a time, war reared its ugly head right in the heart of Walkerville, Canadian Club whiskey founder, Hiram Walker’s peaceful and thriving company town. In 1915, a business was targeted by a group of dangerous fanatics. Hiram had been … Continue reading

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A Mirage on Riverside Drive


Hard to imagine that this hand-colored post card, courtesy of Tim Baxter, is really how downtown Windsor just east of Ouellette Avenue on Riverside (formerly Sandwich) once looked. Today, all the buildings are gone, as is the street car and … Continue reading

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Irony


>The day after a massive fire consumed Party Warehouse, Champion Paper Products and Clean Depot on Walker Road, I shot this photo from Big Tony’s Pizza’s parking lot near the corner of Walker and Niagara. I was surprised to still … Continue reading

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