Classic Cars of 1940s

1947 CHRYSLER WINDSOR

Chrysler automobiles were plentiful in Sioux City, Iowa, in the 1950s and 1960s where Maurice Levich grew up, however his family did not own one. But that all changed for Levich in 1972 during one fateful dinner in Fresno, Calif. … Continue reading

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1948 DODGE TRUCK

Hub and Ann Allums took on the task of restoring her grandfather’s 1948 Dodge truck after a barn collapsed on its roof in a storm. Her grandfather had purchased the new Dodge six-wheel truck in at the Hebert & LeBlue … Continue reading

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1949 DODGE TRUCK

Long before Josh Wolf was born, his grandfather, Frank Wermuth, bought a 15-year-old used truck for his Wisconsin vegetable farm. The 1949 Dodge B-1-D 126 one-ton truck with a stake body bed was purchased from a Madison, Wis., construction company … Continue reading

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1949 PACKARD

Young Stan Ruesch has never forgotten the day his uncle Dave stopped by his parents Janesville, Wis., home. While his uncle visited with his parents, Ruesch was outside admiring the new Packard hearse his undertaker uncle had just purchased. Peeking … Continue reading

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1942 CHRYSLER

American automobile production came to a halt in February 1942 by order of the federal government. Equipment to fight World War II was needed and the car companies soon started producing war materials. Before Chrysler shifted its efforts to building … Continue reading

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