Tag Archives: Sandwich Road

Gibbets, not giblets. Giving thanks that certain practices have gone the way of the DoDo.


It was the last thing I expected to see. A Gibbet. In the hallway leading to the washrooms on the main floor of Mackenzie Hall.  I was attending a conference there last week and I’m fairly certain that other than … 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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