Airflow & Airstream, but not the kind you're thinking

As promised, here are a couple more photos from Hershey. As vendors leave the swap meet and the show cars dissipate off the grass, I always feel a little emptiness. So when I  spotted this De Soto Airflow pulling an Airstream (and no, not a De Soto Airstream) in the emptying swap meet, I knew I had to get one more photo in.
De Soto, of course, only offered Airflows during the inaugural year for the model in 1934, but lackluster sales caused Chrysler Corp. to offer a more conventionally designed De Soto as a companion to the Airflow from 1935 on. That conventional-looking De Soto was  dubbed the Airstream. Of course, in this photo, the Airstream isn’t a De Soto, but an aluminum trailer!
By all appearances, the Airflow coupe is a 1934 De Soto model with a few custom touches (note the split front bumper that shows off the “falling grille”) and the lowered suspension. I didn’t hear the car run, so I can’t tell you if it’s a Hemi, a small-block 360-cid V-8 or an original L-head six under the hood. Regardless, the airy pair made for a great photo.

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