GalleryAmerican Woodie Autos - After 1949
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Artwork: Dodge dealer brochure
1950 Buick Roadmasters at the 20th Annual Wavecrest Woodies meet on September 19, 1999
Photo: David Miller for Old Woodies
At a glance, Dan Simmons' clean 1951 Ford looks stock - it is, except for the mild drop job, power disk brakes, and eye-popping leopard-print carpet!
Photo Courtesy Dan Simmons
Cliff & Kathy Bartlett's 1953 Mercury still has it's original flathead V-8 with a 3 speed overdrive. They drove to Woodies on the Wharf 2001 from South Lake Tahoe pulling a camp trailer.
Photo courtesy Steve & Jeanette Early
A one-off 1953 Cadillac wagon styled by Brooks Stevens, who also designed the war-time Monart Motors conversions. The builder is unknown, but a clue might be the round medallion on the front fender - it reads "AKM"
Photo: Old Woodies collection
Fact or Fiction? Bob Barnes' 1955 Chevrolet "Bellwood" two-door station wagon is wonderful either way.
Photo courtesy Bob Barnes and the the Los Angeles Classic Chevy Club
California coachbuilder Eisenhardt & Hess is thought to have built twelve to sixteen Cadillac woodie wagon conversions in 1956. This one was for sale in London during the mid-1980's
Source: Automobile Fine Art Limited ad in 'Supercar Classics' Autumn 1986
Last of the "wallpaper woodies", at least for now, is the 1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon. Check out the report on this wagon at edmunds.com
Photo courtesy Christian Wardlaw & Edmunds Publications
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