Tag Archives: 1910

Shorpy Saturday – Victorian Vines: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck As the rain continues to pour, we look forward to sunny days by the water. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Victorian Vines: 1910“:   Detroit circa 1910. “Bagley Homestead — Michigan Conservatory of Music.” Former abode of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – White Castle: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck Opening Day is getting closer. See if you can find the baseball scoreboard in the photo! Take a look at the photograph entitled “White Castle: 1910“: Detroit circa 1910. “Griswold Street south from Michigan Avenue.” And a view of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Cadillac Square Building: 1918

By Jeffrey Buck In 1918 shopping was abundant downtown and surface parking lots hardly existed in the core of the city. Fast forward to 2012 and the roles have reversed. The Cadillac Square Building, shadow to the much larger Cadillac Tower, joined … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Work Zone: 1914

By Jeffrey Buck There was a time in Detroit when transit did not rest solely on the automobile. Here is an excellent photograph of a street from a period in time when people could say, “I’m taking the trolley downtown.” Take a look at … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Accident: 1906

By Jeffrey Buck This may be one of my favorite photographs that I’ve discovered on Shorpy. It’s perfect for this part of the year, being October and all, with the ghostly figures doing their part in helping with the cleanup. … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Stuff It: 1922

By Jeffrey Buck A beautiful school building in what appears to be either winter or early spring. How would you describe your childhood school? Take a look at the photograph entitled “Stuff It: 1922“:   Detroit, Michigan, circa 1922. “Balch School students.” Note the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Box Sets: 1904

By Jeffrey Buck Dust off the player piano and dig out some old sheet music because we’re headed back to 1904 and iTunes is nowhere in sight. Enjoy the streets of the D complete with smiling workers hauling in the … Continue reading

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