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Savage Depot relocation is in the works Savage Pacer, April 2, 2005 reports: Relocating the Savage Depot in the city isn't going easy, but the Dan Patch Historical Society is stepping forward to make sure it happens.

A study done by the city shows it will cost between $10,000 - $25,000 to move the depot from Murphy's Landing in Shakopee to Savage and approximately $100,000 more to renovate it and bring it up to code...
Savage depot is readied to make the careful trip home 2006These two newspaper clippings show the Savage Depot preparing to make its way home from Murphy's Landing to the Town Square Parking lot.
Depot restoration brings back memories 2007June 2, 2007 Savage Pacer:

Will Williams, Nancy Allen, John McCarthy and John Oster all have family ties to the restored Savage depot and today they shared their stories.
Opening nears for the Depot 2007The Burnsville Thisweek News March 17, 2007 reports: Renovation is almost complete, website launched and the grand opening of the coffee shop in the Historic Savage Depot is a few months off...
Savage Depot 2009Information piece for the Savage Depot re-opening as a bistro in 2009.
Bring back the depot 2005A successful effort begins to return the Savage Depot home after being moved to Murphy's Landing near Shakopee.
Bring back the depot 2005A front view of the Savage Depot while at Murphy's Landing near Shakopee.
Bring back the depot 2005A campaign is undertaken to return the Savage Depot to its home after being moved to Murphy's Landing near Shakopee.
Bring back the depot 2005A view of the Savage Depot while at Murphy's Landing in Shakopee.
Bring back the depot 2005In order to return the depot to Savage the roof needed to be raised and the placed on the building when back in downtown Savage.
Savage's historic depot gathers a new kind of steam 2007July 25, 2007 Minneapolis Star Tribune features Annette Grant who in 2007 was running the Savage Depot as a Coffee shop. She was also a teacher at Marion Savage School.
Savage DepotA series of photos shot during the return of the Depot to Savage from the Landing in Shakopee.
Bring back the depot 2005After the removal of the roof, the main structure of the depot was returned to Savage.
Bring back the depot 2005A view of the depot as it awaits the return of its roof.
Savage Depot 2017This image from Google map shows the location of the "returned and restored depot". This was the location of the Dan Patch Liquor Store and Lounge.
Dan Patch Lounge and Liquor Store was at site of the restored depot.The Dan Patch Bar and Lounge (and liquor store) stood where the returned historic Savage Depot was placed. The original location of the Depot was the other side of Highway 13.
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