American Station Wagons

The Golden Era 1950-1975

American Station Wagons
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Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781845842680
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American Station Wagons The Golden Era 1950-1975 examines the important quarter century period when the American station wagon was a family standard and status symbol of a successful suburban lifestyle. With 100 images backed by detailed captions and supportive text, this book describes the multitude of makes and models, as well as recounting the essential role of the classic American station wagon in North American society in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Contemporary brochures, period literature, factory photos and over fifty new, unpublished color photos of restored examples help convey the importance of these historic vehicles. Also featured are images of rarer Canadian versions from American manufacturers. 

The author

Norm Mort began taking pictures of old vehicles parked at the side of the road before he was ten. At 12 years of age, Norm was the youngest member on the executive of the Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada, Toronto Chapter. In the 1960s he began accumulating photos and information on motoring. His personal vehicle collection has included everything from a 1922 D-Type Vauxhall and 1935 Morgan F2 to a 1966 Autobianchi van and 1962 Studebaker Station Wagon. A writer for magazines and newspapers such as World of Wheels, Sports Car Market, the Toronto Sun, Montreal Gazette, Old Autos, and numerous others in the field of transport for over 30-years, he has written more than 15 historic vehicle books in the Veloce series Those were the days ....

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Format: Paperback / softback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781845842680
Illustrations: 100 color ill
Size: 8 in x 7.5 in x 0.25 in / 203.2 mm x 190.5 mm x 6.35 mm
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