Long-Lewis Ford Lincoln Hours
In the spring of 1911, Bessemer was brawling young industrial city. Business was good, but in order to promote more business, several downtown merchants decided to raffle one of the new-fangled "Horse-less carriages" to their customers. For several months customers received raffle tickets with each purchase.
Tradition has that on March 15, 1911 the drawing was held at the intersection of Second Avenue and Nineteenth Streets. According to an old-timer the individual who won it had been quoted earlier as having said, "I don't want that thing around my house! Might scare my chickens so they won't lay eggs! And besides, it
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