By John Gunnell A car you don’t see a lot is a 1946-1948 Oldsmobile woodie station wagon. The Standard Catalog of Oldsmobile 1897-1997 says they made 140 of them in 1946, 1,460 in 1947 and 2,707 in 1948. That means that 4,307 of these wagons were built, but you can’t swear it by...
For 50 years, Steve Murray’s 1963 Dodge 880 station wagon has been like a shadow. A big, black, heavily chromed, nine-passenger shadow.
On May 18, the Northeast Classic Car Museum in Norwich, N.Y., will present its new exhibit, “Wagons & Woodies: From Depot Hack to Station Wagon.”
This year, organizers of Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s in Plymouth, Mich., hauled in more brightwork and splashed more color than any past year with the Jet-Age Station Wagons class, and the July 29 concours crowd loved it.
Roland Foss admits he never would have guessed how rare and valuable his 1933 Ford Deluxe "woodie" would become when he stopped and made an impulse buy 46 years ago.
Some guys lust after fabulous Classic prewar automobiles. Other guys dream about ‘50s fins, “Split Windows,” brass beauties or Hemi muscle. Don’t ask him why, but Harold Stuber found himself wishing for a plain Jane 1962 Nova station wagon.
Woody Rutter figures as long as he has his 1949 Plymouth Special Deluxe wagon around, some of his favorite childhood memories will never be far from his mind.
Luke and Kathy Miller never have a problem deciding where to go for vacation, or how to get there. They just go wherever the Chevrolet Nomad Association annual convention is held. This year they are heading to Sacramento, Calif., for the week of July 8-13. As far as getting there, the Millers will drive...