4th of July

Springfield celebrates with a cruise

A variety of cars and trucks begin the trek to Albany behind the lead car, a classic Camaro.

People drove from all over the state to attend the first Oregon Performance Cruise. It began at the Old Symantec building, now Pacific Source, at 555 International Way in Springfield. 

Gary Compton, 58, of Junction City was involved in planning the cruise.

“It was a last-minute thing,” he said. “We went through a lot of red tape. I’ve talked to people from the coast, they drove from all . . .