Cadillac garage, 1912 (photo)

cadillac garage 5th and lawrence l. lee savage dealerL. Lee Savage sold Cadillacs in Springfield from 1911 into 1914. His first dealership was at 312 W. Washington St. This photo, from 1912, shows Savage’s second location at Fifth Street and Lawrence Avenue. The Cadillac Co. of Springfield took over the franchise in 1914 and relocated to 426-28 S. Fourth St. See Auto dealers in Springfield (Abbott-Detroit through Crow).

Photo from Springfield: The Capital of the State of Illinois (1912), published by the Springfield Commercial Association. schs logo (2)

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