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Studebaker Piquette Ave. Plant
Still standing, though severely damaged, the Studebaker Plant on Piquette Ave. at John R St. launched Studebaker to automotive prominence in the teens and twenties.

Studebaker Plant Burns to the Ground
June 20-21, 2005 - Click HERE to view images.

     The Studebaker Piquette Avenue Plant produced cars at this plant from 1910 through 1928. Prior to that this was a production site for the Wayne and E-M-F automobiles.

     Growing from this wood-beamed   plant, Studebaker became a major automaker noted being ahead of its times with its innovative designs.

     It met its demise, along with Packard, in the late fifties and early sixties when the Big Three [General Motors, Ford and Chrysler] consolidated their oligopoly of automobile manufacturing in the United States.


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