Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the British American Oil Company, Limited service station that was located at the north-west corner of Goyeau and Park. This photo was taken on 25 March 1948 not long after it opened as a gasoline service station. Prior to the location becoming a service station, it was the location of the Checker Cab Taxi Company office and garage. Both business closed down in the mid-1960s, and eventually was reopened as a Gulf Oil Company Service Station. Today the service station is long gone and is now the location of a Tim Horton’s Restaurant. If you are interested in other historic images of Windsor that can be found at your Community Archives, please visit the digital exhibit “Windsor’s History and Pictures” at

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