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Ray Shull Ford Mercury
Since we are in the neighborhood with Purity
Market and the Union Ice Company I thought it would be appropriate to
continue up High Street. This building is at the corner of High and
Reamer streets. That would be directly across from Bill Prior's Exxon
station in later years.
This building was built in 1923-24 by G.W.
Brundage for Verne Ford the Studebaker agent in Auburn. This was a state
of the art garage with hydraulics etc. The garage and sales area were
100 x 100 feet. This took up all the area between the Placer County
Steam Laundry and Reamer Street. Verne opened his new garage and
dealership in May 1924 complete with an orchestra playing at the grand
Verne Ford received a 20 year Studebaker pin in 1941 but in
1942 he had lost his Studebaker dealership and his business had moved to
the corner of Pleasant St. and High St. At that time W.F. Junker took
over the garage and was selling vehicles from this address. Junker was
originally from Oroville and had worked with Ray Shull in that area.
Shull became a partner with Junker in the 1940's which continued until
Junker sold his portion of the business to Shull in 1960 and the
business became Ray Shull Ford Mercury. Shull ran the business until 1962
when he sold the business to McLaughlin Ford. James Geddes