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A Tour of Historic Farmington Streets and Landscapes: A Slide Show

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Twilight along the Rouge River (1950)
  • Twilight along the Rouge River (1950)
    Twilight along the Rouge River (1950)
  • Another view of the Rouge River (1950)
    Another view of the Rouge River (1950)
  • Winter Scene (1967)
    Winter Scene (1967)
  • Map of Detroit-Howell Plank Road
    Map of Detroit-Howell Plank Road: from the first angle in the Grand River Turnpike, passing by way of Farmington Village and intersecting the Turnpike again at Wixoma. (Surveyed May, 1850)
  • West Main Street
    West Main St. (AKA Grand River!) looking west from the intersection with Farmington Road
  • Early Valley View
    Early Valley View
  • Warner Block Building
    Warner Block Building: North side of Grand River east of Farmington Rd. It was purchased in the early 1900's and remodeled by Cook.
  • Early Downtown (1870)
    Early Downtown (1870) The stone building belonged to Oliver B. Smith and housed Miss Pierman's Millinery and D.r Woodman's Drug Store. The second floor was the first meeting spot of the Masons. J. N. Power's General Store was to the left, and Selby's Jewelry Shop is easily identified by the hanging timepiece.
  • Maple Avenue
    Maple Avenue
  • Farmington Exchange Bank
    Farmington Exchange Bank, a Business, Phelps & Schroeder and the Grace Hotel.
  • McGee Hill and Rouge River
    McGee Hill and Rouge River Location near present-day Farmington Rd. and Shiawassee Rd. (c. 1896)
  • North Side of Grand River
    North Side of Grand Ruver showing Grimes Cleaners, Buck's Liquors, Civic Theater, Cook Building, People's State Bank and Grace Hotel (late 1940's).
  • North Side of Grand River (2)
    North Side of Grand Ruver, just east of the Farmington Road interscetion with Early Cars.
  • GrandRuverTransportation
    Grand River: Horses and Buggies side-by-side with Early Automobiles, and D.U.R. Tracks
  • Farmington Business Section (late 19th c.)
    Farmington Business Section (late 19th c.)

Twilight along the Rouge River (1950)