By Jeffrey Buck
The past week was a little hectic for me and I felt bad for not getting a chance to post a new Shorpy photograph, bad enough to find time to post one for a special Shorpy Monday. Pleas enjoy and I hope all that holiday shopping isn’t dragging you down!
Take a look at the photograph entitled “Up Woodward: 1908“:
Detroit circa 1908. “Up Woodward Avenue from Grand Circus Park.” A record number of “moonlight tower” arc lamp standards on view here. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Here is a photo near the area where the photo was taken. A lot has changed on Woodward since then, most notably the addition of Comerica Park on the right: