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EVENT: 25th Chevrolet Nomad Association Convention, Itasca, IL

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Classic Chevrolet Nomads parked at the 25th Chevrolet Nomad Association's convention in Itasca, IL.Chevrolet dazzled the public when it launched its sporty Nomad station wagon in 1955. The two-door forwent value as its steep price rang up (more…)


EVENT: 25th Annual Convention of the Chevrolet Nomad Association

Classic Chevrolet Nomad wagons on display in Itasca, IL at the 25th Annual Convention of the Chevrolet Nomad Association.

Classic Chevrolet Nomad wagons on display in Itasca, IL at the 25th Annual Convention of the Chevrolet Nomad Association.Tri-5 Chevrolet Nomads are starting to flood the Chicago area as Sunday marks the kick-off of the 25th Annual Convention of the Chevrolet Nomad Association. For 2013, the wagon-loving event is being (more…)


FEATURE: 1963 Ford Galaxie

1963 Ford Galaxie Station Wagon

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John Hernandez began his search for a full-size wagon not looking to haul a large family, but rather to stand out from the crowd. The Illinois resident already (more…)


FEATURE: 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9-Passenger Wagon

This 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9 pasenger wagon was found in Tennessee.

This 1962 Chevrolet Bel Air 9 pasenger wagon was found in Tennessee.

Luis Velazquez acquired his love of Chevy station wagons from his father, who owned a 1967 example, and taught the youngster how to drive in it. Those fond memories (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1968 Buick Sport Wagon

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DSC_7518_72With very few exceptions, station wagons have sadly and slowly morphed into vehicles that are uninteresting, unappealing and downright impossible to find anywhere on a (more…)


FEATURE: 1955 Chevrolet 210 Townsman Wagon

This 1955 Chevrolet 210 Townsman wagon was modfied for drag racing.

This 1955 Chevrolet 210 Townsman wagon was modfied for drag racing.When Skip Tubbs came across his 1955 Chevrolet 210 Townsman station wagon, the vintage cruiser had become quite accustomed to remaining stationary. “I found it in Wheeling, Illinois sitting in a back yard lot where it had stayed for nine years. The previous owner was going to do something with it but never did, ‘ said Skip. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the hauler’s (more…)


FEATURE: 1961 Ford Country Squire Station Wagon

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

This 1961 Ford Country Squire Wagon was fully restored.

When it comes to family and cargo hauling, the full-size vehicle of choice has radically changed. Today, huge, sky-high lumbering SUVs are what most active moms and dads opt to load up before heading out for the summer beach vacation or that multi-store mall shopping trip. It wasn’t always that way – at one point in time, station wagons, like this 1961 Ford Country Squire, ruled the (more…)


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