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Shorpy Saturday – Coal Weather: 1912

By Jeffrey Buck Much has changed since 1912 when it comes to Detroit; Automobiles, technology, worker’s rights, etc. Even now in 2012 we are still evolving to become safer and more efficient. How has your job changed over the years? … 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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Shorpy Saturday – Small Steaks: 1912

By Jeffrey Buck I am applaud by what currently stands where this architectural gem once called home. One of the largest food chains in the world. Not Subway. Think yellow arches. So for that very fact I will not subject you to … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – American Injector: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck Not to stay on the “train-wagon” but here is another shot of some famous tracks in Detroit. How often do you ride the train? Take a look at the photograph entitled “American Injector: 1910“:   Detroit circa 1910. “Michigan … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Floating Tunnel: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck A rare look at how the tunnels for the Michigan Central R.R. were submerged into the Detroit River. To think this was possible back in 1910 makes me believe it’s much easier now in 2012. I wonder if this … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Bustling Detroit: 1915

By Jeffrey Buck The makeup of lower Woodward has gone through several changes, most recently with the addition of the Compuware headquarters building several years back. Now with Dan Gilbert on the scene, who knows what we might see next. Residential … Continue reading

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