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Moe Parr
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Just added the show-stoppingly beautiful '57 Olds Super 88 Fiesta to the fleet and used it to complete this trio of Brooklin station wagons:

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 I think these 3 look great together!

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Barry Levittan
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Jack Dodds
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Very nice wagon train Barry.  Remember to stay out of Donner's Pass until spring.


   
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John Quilter
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Little known fact, both the Oldsmobile and Buick above in 1:1 were conversions of sedans or four door hardtops by Ionia Manufacturing, a subcontractor to GM for many years doing their station wagons. 

John F. Quilter
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Moe Parr
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Posted by: @john-quilter

Little known fact, both the Oldsmobile and Buick above in 1:1 were conversions of sedans or four door hardtops by Ionia Manufacturing, a subcontractor to GM for many years doing their station wagons. 

I knew the wood bodied Buick wagons were built by an outside body supplier but always assumed with the advent of full metal bodied wagons, they were built in-house.  Very interesting, John, thanks for the info!

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Posted by: @john-quilter

Little known fact, both the Oldsmobile and Buick above in 1:1 were conversions of sedans or four door hardtops by Ionia Manufacturing, a subcontractor to GM for many years doing their station wagons. 

I knew the wood bodied Buick wagons were built by an outside body supplier but always assumed with the advent of full metal bodied wagons, they were built in-house.  Very interesting, John, thanks for the info!

Barry,   And as a Mopar follower this 1954 Dodge Sierra four door wagon was also an Ionia product as well. 

1954 Dodge Sierra #2
1954 Dodge Sierra #3

And replicated in 43rd.

1954 Dodges X4 #2

John F. Quilter
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@moe-parr Barry, I'm with you. A friend has a 1951 Buick Super woody wagon and the Ionia tag is attached to the seat frame on the passenger side. Good information John Q.


   
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