This is a lot better than Sarah Palin’s “I can see Russia from my house” (which she probably didn’t say). Well, you really can see Detroit, across the Detroit River, from Windsor, Canada, and in this 1890s photo, it is a beautiful sight. Click on the image for a larger version.
Detroit as seen from Windsor, Canada
Source: Library of Congress
While you’re checking out this old photo, take a look at our great archive of cool old photos of Detroit.