The Short History of U.S. Hardtop Station Wagons
Rich Truesdell


Being a fan of the traditional rear-wheel-drive station wagon, the once staple of postwar American suburban driveways, I always love it when examples of the original crossover sport utility vehicle appear in Vintage Truck magazine. And, like me, many baby boomers all seem to have fond memories of facing the cars behind them—un-belted and from a rear-facing third seat. There’s one small sector of the station wagon genre that is often overlooked, and that is the pillarless, hardtop station wagon. … Read the rest of the story…

Nash Pickup – March/April 2013 Cover Story
Patrick Ertel

No 31 and Nashs Brush with Pickup Production

The 1948 Nash pickup that appears on the cover of the March/April 2013 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was given unit No.31 and worked at Nash as a company truck for the body plant. It was acquired by Jim Dworschack around 1986 and is reputed to be an example of a production model that Nash made and intended to sell domestically. What else is in this issue? Features 1929 Ford Model A 1954 GMC 102 1951 Divco Departments Delivery Designs … Read the rest of the story…