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    • Riverside Dr. at Ouellette Ave.

    • Public Works Dept.; Harding, G.T.; Riverside Dr.; Ouellette Ave.; Business districts; Banks; Dominion Bank; Canadian Bank of Commerce; Hotels; British American Hotel; Norwich Block; Restaurants; Marlo's Restaurant; Automobiles;
    • Excellent view of Riverside Dr. at Ouellette Avenue, looking westwards. The Canadian Bank of Commerce and the Dominion Bank dominate the centre left side of the photo, and the fully intact Norwich Block also scrolls from the left, starting from...
    • The Willow Walk

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Walker, Clara R.; Trails & paths; Trees; Walkways; Willow Walk; Canals; Springs; Mineral Springs Canal; Petroleum industry; Sulphur industry; Gauthier, John P.; Sandwich Petroleum Oil Company; Postcards; Tourist camps &...
    • Postcard print of the Willow Walk and Mineral Springs Canal on the Gauthier family property in Sandwich. Nearby is the Lagoon Park & Hotel, which drew many visitors who came for the medicinal sulphur water from the Sandwich Mineral Springs. ...
    • Ritz Hotel

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Hotels; Taverns (Inns); Restaurants; Ritz Hotel; Ritz Tavern; Automobiles; Riverside Dr. W.; Ouellette Ave.; Sandwich St.; Tailors; Steve the Tailor;
    • Exterior front view of the elaborate, Gothic three-storey brick Ritz Hotel. The Ritz was located just west of Ouellette Ave. on Sandwich St. (now Riverside Dr. W.)
    • Great Western Railway Yards looking West

    • Railroad shops & yards; Railroad rails; Railroad cars; Railroads; Men; Construction; Railroad companies; Great Western Railway; Railroad facilities; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.;
    • Black and white photograph of the Great Western Railway Yards, Windsor, looking West parallel with Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.). . There is a railway building in the top right corner of the photo and some construction work in progress...
    • East from the Ambassador Bridge

    • Robinson, J. Lewis; Sandwich St.; Riverside Dr. W.; Ambassador Park; Assumption Park; Parks;
    • View looking east from the Ambassador Bridge over a residential section of west side Windsor, showing Sandwich St. (now Riverside Drive West)
    • Pelton Construction Company Limited

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Waterfronts; Construction industry; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Contractors; Pelton Construction Company Ltd.; Automobiles; Sandwich St.; Riverside Dr.;
    • Image of stucco commercial building on riverfront (likely Sandwich St., now Riverside Dr.) building reads "Pelton Construction Co. Ltd. General Contractors". Several automobiles are parked alongside the building.
    • Dayus Roofing Co.

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Commercial facilities; Dayus Roofing Co.; F.E. Dayus Co.; Signs (Notices); Billboards; Hotels; Ritz Hotel; Shops & stores; Automobiles; Sandwich St. W.; Riverside Dr. W.;
    • Photo of the Dayus Roofing Co., at 142-4 Sandwich St. W. The view is looking east down Sandwich St. W. towards Ouellette Ave. The Ritz Hotel is visible on the left at this intersection. Notice the Dayus Co. billboard, other street signs and...
    • 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.
    • Ford Office Building

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Automobile industry; Industrial facilities; Office buildings; Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd.; Water towers; Riverside Dr. E.; East Windsor (Ont.);
    • Exterior view, looking south, at the Ford Office Building on Riverside Dr.E. The Ford Motor Company was established in Canada in 1904 when a group of Windsor businessmen began negotiations with a struggling Detroit inventor named Henry Ford. ...
    • Sandwich St. E. and Ouellette Ave.

    • Traffic Engineering Dept.; Business districts; Hotels; Taverns (Inns); Alkhober Lounge; Restaurants; Electric signs; British American Hotel; Stores & shops; Varsity Sports; Banks; Canadian Bank of Commerce; Signs (Notices); Automobiles;...
    • Busy downtown street scene looking east from Sandwich St. W. at the corner of Ouellette Ave. (onto Sandwich St. E.) The British American Hotel and Dining Lounge, Varsity Sports and the edge of the Canadian Bank of Commerce (south side) are all...
    • Riverfront railroad land

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Dwellings; Churches; Waterfronts; Land Use; Railroads; Railroad switching; Railroad shops & yards; Loading docks; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.;
    • A view of railroad loading docks following Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.). Several residences and a church can be seen along the street, but the exact location cannot be properly identified. The photograph was possibly taken in the late...
    • Corner of Sandwich St. W. and Dougall Ave.

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Automobiles; Parking; Stores & shops; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Dwellings; Hobart Dayton Scales; Richards, Mark; Bakeries; Dougall Ave.; Sandwich St. W.; Riverside Dr. W.; Street...
    • View looking south down Dougall Ave. at Sandwich St. W. (now Riverside Dr. W.)
    • Corner of Dougall Ave. and Sandwich St. W.

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Automobiles; Parking; Stores & shops; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Dwellings; Dougall Ave.; Sandwich St. W.; Riverside Dr. W.; Street lights; Pedestrians;
    • View looking east down Sandwich St. W. (now Riverside Dr. W.) at Dougall Ave.
    • Centre Section of the Norwich Block

    • Mayor's Office; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Architecture; Architectural elements; Apartment houses; Stores & shops; Varsity; Clothing stores; Monty's Formal Wear; Penny arcades; Chudyk, Edward; Fast Eddy's Arcade; Mayors; White,...
    • View of the centre section of the Norwich Block, looking west down Riverside Dr. W. Notice the unique Victorian design of this three-storey set of interconnected block buildings that formed part of the late 19th century downtown core. Fast Eddy's...
    • 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...
    • Eastern corner of the Norwich Block

    • Mayor's Office; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Banks; Dominion Bank of Canada; Toronto-Dominion Bank; Architecture; Architectural elements; Apartment houses; Clothing stores; Monty's Formal Wear; Penny arcades; Chudyk, Edward; Fast...
    • View of the eastern corner of the Norwich Block, looking west from Riverside Dr. E. at the intersection of Ouellette Ave. The impressive neo-classical facade of the Dominion Bank of Canada building (then the TD Bank) dominates the southwest corner...
    • First Electric Streetcar

    • Street railroads; Electric railroads; Sandwich St. E.; People; Passengers; Windsor Electric Street Railway Co.; Grosscup, J.A.; Grosscup & Co. Merchant Tailors; British American Hotel; 50 Sandwich St. E.; Street railroad employees; Rites &...
    • Black and white photograph of the opening of the first electric streetcar for the Windsor Electric Railway (WERy) taken in 1886 in front of the British American Hotel. There are two cars to the streetcar, both of which are filled with men, women...
    • Norwich Block - Kamin [Laing] Building

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Norwich Block; Laing Building; Kamin Building; Banks; Dominion Bank of Canada; Toronto-Dominion Bank; Jewellery...
    • View of the eastern downtown corner of the Norwich Block, looking north on Ouellette Ave., at the intersection of Pitt St. W. The Laing (later Kamin) Building can be seen, as well as the Dominion Bank building. In between, on the east side of...
    • Hiram Walker & Sons Main Office - North View

    • Barker, Sam; City Clerk's Dept.; Distilling industries; Office buildings; Architecture; Architectural elements; Walker, Hiram A.; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.; Allied Vintners Ltd.; Allied Domecq PLC; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Gardens; Sundials;...
    • Exterior rear or north view of the Hiram Walker & Sons original main office. Notice the complete ivy coverage of the back and side walls and manicure grounds and gardens. A sundial is seen on the path between the rear entrance and the river. ...
    • Hiram Walker & Sons Main Office - Northwest View

    • Barker, Sam; City Clerk's Dept.; Distilling industries; Office buildings; Architecture; Architectural elements; Walker, Hiram A.; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.; Allied Vintners Ltd.; Allied Domecq PLC; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Gardens; Sundials;...
    • Exterior rear or northwest view of the Hiram Walker & Sons original main office. Notice the complete ivy coverage of the back and side walls and manicure grounds and gardens. A sundial is seen on the path between the rear entrance and the river. ...

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