Sandwich Street West At The Hydro Plant, Looking East, April 1956


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Sandwich Street West At The Hydro Plant, Looking East, April 1956
Date: 1956
Type(s): Photograph
Physical Description: b&w; digitized from negative
Identifier(s): 00279
Source: WPD Collection
Notes: 4100 Sandwich Street West was the Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario; 4140 was the Canadian Comstock Company (area office, hydro conversion). In the distance, on the north side, at 4280 Sandwich Street West, is the Westwood Hotel (aka the Westwood Tavern). During Prohibition, it was one of many blind pigs in the area. It burned to the ground in 2003. On the south side, the British American Oil Company is visible at 4027 Sandwich Street West, and also the Shell Oil Company of Canada at 4059 Sandwich Street West.
Subject(s): Sandwich Street (Windsor)
Hydro Electric Power Commission Of Ontario (Windsor)
Canadian Comstock Company (Windsor)
Westwood Hotel (Windsor)
Taverns
Hotels
Prohibition
British American Oil Company (Windsor)
Shell Oil Company Of Canada (Windsor)
Hydro Workers
Hydro Substations
Place(s): Windsor (Ontario)
Sandwich (Ontario)
Rights: Public Domain
Repository: University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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