Category Archives: Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

Before search engines this is how you found a book at the library. The index card system was discontinued on June 10, 1986. This picture was taken around 1950 at the Carnegie Library. The Carnegie Library was located at the corner of Victoria and Park Street. #throwbackthursday #reading #archives #windsor...
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Throwback Thursday

In 1886, Windsor’s first electric streetcars connected Windsor and Walkerville because of the growth of the Hiram Walker and Sons distillery. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg Railway (SW&A) built lines that would eventually connect Windsor to Amherstburg, Sandwich, Tecumseh – and beyond. The final line was replaced by buses in 1939. This photograph was taken around 1908. #throwbackthursday #archives #windsor #yqg #history  ...
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Throwback Thursday

We’ve always loved cars in Windsor! Here’s a #throwbackthursday in honour of the auto show in Detroit. These cars were on display at the Essex County Automobile Club in 1960. #WPL #Archives #NAIAS2018 #Chrysler #cars #Windsor #Detroit #automobiles #autoindustry. Can you name them?  ...
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