Tag Archives: Ouellette

Once Upon a Time: Windsor 1860-1960 (ish)


This isn’t a mirage. This is how Ouellette Avenue once looked as seen from the deck of a Detroit/Windsor ferry boat around 1910. An array of trolley cars, horses, and bicycles, along with children, women in their summer finery, and … Continue reading

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I love old buildings WAY too much.


This photo has been perched on my virtual desktop for over a month. Every now and then I would catch a glimpse of it and I would tell myself, Ok, DO SOMETHING with that photo so you can get it … Continue reading

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50 Clues You Grew Up In Windsor


1. You once considered the gas station drinking glasses with sailboats on them fine china. 2. Your grade school field trips were: Jack Miner’s, Colasanti’s, and the Detroit Zoo. 3. You remember “Stop and Go” at the Devonshire Mall. 4. … Continue reading

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