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    • Aerial View of Windsor

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Aerial photographs; Business districts; Hotels; Norton Palmer Hotel; Prince Edward Hotel; Theatres; Windsor Opera House; Banks; Canadian Bank of Commerce; Churches; St. Andrew's Presbyterian...
    • Aerial photo of downtown Windsor facing Detroit. The street at centre of the photo is Pelissier St., starting at YMCA/YWCA building. From left to right the following are visible: British American Brewery (at river), Royal Windsor Apartments, St....
    • Two steamers on the Detroit River

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Ferries; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Detroit (Mich.); Detroit River; Shipping; Transportation; Navigation;
    • View of a steamer ferry crossing from Detroit to Windsor. A smaller steamer is shown docked at Windsor. A view of the Detroit waterfront is seen in the background.
    • Detroit Riverfront Scene

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Detroit (Mich.); Transportation; Shipping; Navigation; Passengers
    • View from Windsor of three large steam-powered passenger ships, docked at Detroit.
    • Ferry Boat  Gem

    • Boats; Ferries; Detroit River; Chilvers, Tom; Campbell, William; Sandwich (Ont.); Springwells (Mich.); Inness, James R.; Piers & wharves; Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co.; Signs (Notices); Huron St.; Brock St.; Gem; Passengers; Shipping; Steamboats;...
    • Black and white photograph of the ferry "Gem" docked in the Detroit River. The Ferry has an upper and lower deck and "GEM" is painted onto the side. There are some blurred figures on the dock and some boats are very faded but partially visible on...
    • Great Western Railway Yard on the River

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Railroads; Railroad facilities; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad tracks; Waterfronts; Rivers; Detroit River; Detroit (Mich.); Great Western Railway;
    • View of railroad facilities in the GWR railyards along the Detroit River waterfront. The structures possibly include maintenance buildings and/or employee sleeping quarters. A hazy view of the Detroit waterfront is seen. The buildings have...
    • Canadian National Railway Riverfront Railroad Yard - Aerial View

    • Mayor's Office; Railroads; Canadian National Railway; Railroad tracks; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad ferries; Railroad switching; Railroad freight cars; Railroad locomotives; Spirit of Windsor; Piers & wharves; Waterfronts; Detroit River;...
    • Photo of the C.N.R. railyards and train ferry docks on the Detroit River waterfront. View is from the top storey of the C.I.B.C. building at 100 Ouellette Ave., at the corner of Riverside Dr., looking east down Riverside Dr. E. Part of Detroit is...
    • Detroit Skyline/Ligne d'horizon de Détroit

    • Photographs; Photographies; Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; Photography; Photographie; Architectural; Architecture; Waterfronts; Detroit, Mich.
    • Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor/Ligne d'horizon de Detroit comme vue de Windsor
    • Bird's Eye View of Windsor

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Aerial photographs; Armouries; Windsor Armouries; Theatres; Windsor Opera House; Clothing stores; A.D. Bowlby's Clothing; Bowlby, Andrew Douglas; Business districts; Detroit River; Detroit...
    • Aerial photograph of downtown Windsor looking northwest directly above Park St. and Goyeau St. The Windsor Armouries lie at the bottom left and the Windsor Opera House can be seen (largest building by river on right side with a semi-circular...
    • Ouellette Ave. looking north from Sandwich St. toward Detroit Ferry

    • Building Dept.; Ouellette Ave.; Sandwich St.; Riverside Dr.; Hotels; Ritz Hotel; Ferries; Detroit Ferry; Pedestrians; Bicycles & tricycles; Street railroads;
    • Looking north on Ouellette Ave. at the Sandwich St. (now Riverside Dr.) intersection towards the Detroit Ferry. The Ritz Hotel is prominently visible on the left. Pedestrians, a parked bicycle and streetcar rails are also seen.
    • Sailing boats on the Detroit River

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Detroit River; Sailboats; Rivers; Water; Boats;
    • View of various unidentified sailboats at anchor in the Detroit River. Notice that all of the sailboats have their sails furled.
    • American Troops passing through Windsor on car ferry

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Detroit (Mich.); Ferries; Transportation; Navigation; Military personnel; Military mobilizations; Soldiers; Americans in foreign countries; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Photo of a passing car ferry on the Detroit River carrying American troops that had passed through Windsor, either arriving home or prior to being to shipped out to war.
    • Windsor Waterfront - Aerial View

    • Mayor's Office; Stewart, Don; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Bridges; Ambassador Bridge; Peabody Bridge; Railroad bridges; Detroit (Mich.); Distilling industries; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. Ltd.; Wyandotte St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.; Business districts;...
    • Aerial view of the Detroit River waterfront, taken in the air above Walkerville, looking west. The Hiram Walker distillery and operations can be clearly seen at the bottom of the photo. Wyandotte St. E. and Riverside Dr. E. are clearly visible,...
    • Victory Loan Parade - Detroit Police on horseback, Ouellette Ave.

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; Police; Mounted police;...
    • A Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave. A procession of Detroit policemen, mounted on horseback trots in the parade. A banner reading 'Victory Loan Headquarters' can be seen hanging across the street. Various unidentified stores & buildings can...
    • Victory Loan Parade - Detroit 'Liberty Band', Ouellette Ave.

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; Marching bands; Detroit...
    • View of a Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave., looking north. A large contingent of the 'Liberty Band' from Detroit led by uniformed men, march through the procession. A banner reading 'Victory Loan Headquarters' can be seen hanging across the...
    • Victory Loan Parade - Detroit 'Blue Jackets', Ouellette Ave.

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; America. Navy (Detroit Blue...
    • View of a Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave., looking north. A large column of Detroit 'Blue Jackets' [naval conscripts or volunteers ?] march in the procession, in military sailor's uniforms, carrying rifles slung over their shoulders. ...
    • Victory Loan Parade - Detroit 'Blue Jackets' band

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; America. Navy (Detroit Blue...
    • View of a Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave., looking north. The Detroit 'Blue Jackets' marching band, in military sailor's uniforms, lead the column of naval troops in the procession. Several members of a colour guard carry American flags. A...
    • Electric Locomotive at the Detroit River Tunnel

    • Detroit-Windsor Tunnel; Tunnels; Railroad cars; Railroad companies; Railroad tracks; Passengers; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Building materials; Michigan Central Railroad; New York Central Railroad; Butler Bros. Construction Co.; Railroads;...
    • Black and white photograph of an electric locomotive making the first test run of the new railroad tunnel between Detroit and Windsor. A high cement wall runs along the left side of the photograph. The electric rail car is on railroad tracks in...

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