Big thanks to striderv over at Flickr for posting an amazing set of pictures from his grandfather’s collection. Seems there was an open house at the roundhouse that day (and […]
Story here. And here are some photos courtesy of Michel Latour. And here is some video footage of the morning after from Boucrate.
Was, of course, the ridiculously fabulous world’s fair in Montreal in 1967. I turned 13 during Expo summer and I have nothing but extraordinary memories of it. Decided to blog […]
Factotum posted a few pictures of this. I went by here recently and thought, well, if it cant be the Diamond Taxi Sign, then why not let local artists have […]
Some images from the Virtual Museum Canada. Around 1900 at the foot of Church Avenue, now known as De L’eglise. 1907. This may be what my father’s generation would have […]
Latest rendition for Griffintown over at Save Griffintown. Well, if your central nervous system has been technofied, this may look pretty cool. Sad to see Montreal’s uniqueness being transformed into […]
The NFB is putting it’s vault on line!!! Here is a classic. (Do not know why I blog when Neale over at Five Whys is writing all my material these […]
Images taken from here. Story here. And here. And here is a video.
Continuing the journey with Avrom Shtern and Andrew Dawson. Here is a map of this leg. We started at Sources and went east. As far as I know the La […]
Nice article here talks about the geological history of Montreal. It’s probably only me but as I have said before, when I walk under the interchange I get the uncanny […]
Found this over at Save Griffintown and it’s just too interesting to not pass on. Auto Age Deathwatch
Perhaps my favorite little green space in the whole city. It’s such a great concept. Slightly obscured view of Five Roses sign. This is part of the magic of Griffintown […]
Update from Factotum.
some amazing shots from Factotum.
Manteno State Hospital was a mental asylum in Manteno, Illinois. It was open from 1930 to 1985. It was a Kirkbride institution. Since it’s closure many people have explored the […]