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Woodies  Links
'Woodie' entry on Wikipedia
woodies category listing on DMOZ/Open Directory Project
Woodies Enthusiasts egroup on Yahoo!
Woodie Station Wagon WebRing
Old Woodies fansite
Woodies U.S.A. [car dealer]
California Woodies {site got hacked}
Ye Olde Woody Shop fansite
Wavecrest Woodie Meet [Sept 2005 = #26] in Encinitas, CA
Wooden Wagon fansite
Surf City Woodies {expired 2014?}
The Woodie Works [custom hotrod bodies] in Cincinnati, OH
Greg Hanlon's woodie drawings
Owls Head [ME] Transportation Museum 2001 woodies exhibit
Plymouth Wagons & Woodies article
woodies page at Surf History website
Steve & Jeanette's Woody Wagon fansite
Station Wagon website {last update 2004}
Shoebox Woodies fansite
Station Wagon Portal website
'National Woodie Wagon Day' is the Third Saturday in July
Moonlight Woodies - restoration

"Woodie Times Magazine" was published from 1993 to 2007
various single issues are available at Amazon / Books

Specific  Vehicles
Dodge Power Wagon woodies
AutoWire.net article '1938 Ford Woodie Station Wagon'
1942 Dodge 2-door woodie site


Woodie  Clubs

National Woodie Club, USA [est. 1974]      'get your woody serviced here' tin sign

Central Valley Woodie Club [show March 2010 = #4] in Visalia, CA
San Diego [CA] Woodies Club
Santa Barbara [CA] Woodie Club
Santa Cruz [CA] Woodies Club
Southern California Woodie Club [est. 1996]
Southwest Woodie Club in Phoenix, AZ
Woodie Car Club of U.K.
Woodie Club of Coronado


Books  About  Woodies

Famous Ford Woodies  "Famous Ford Woodies: America's Favorite Station Wagons, 1929-51" [2003]
by Lorin Sorensen

Ten Speed Press 11¼x10¼ pb [12/2003] for $33.97
Ford Station Wagons Photo History   "Ford Station Wagons: 1929-1991 Photo History" [2003]
by Paul G. Laughlin

Iconografix 8¾x7¼ pb [10/2003] for $24.95
Chevrolet Station Wagons  "Chevrolet Station Wagons: 1946-1966 Photo Archive" [2002]
by Robert J. Headrick Jr.

Iconografix pb [6/2002] for $29.95
American Woodys by DFWood  "American Woodys" [2001]
by Donald F. Wood

Motorbooks Intl. 10½x8¼ pb [11/2001] out of print/used
Automotive Woodworking   "Automotive Woodworking: Restoration, Repair & Replacement" [2001]
by Roland Johnson

Motorbooks Intl. 10x¾x8¼ pb [9/2001] out of print/used
Woodies & Wagons   "Woodies & Wagons: A Pictorial History" [2000]
by Richard Bloechl

Austin & Co. 8¾x11½ hardcover [12/2000] for $34.95
Woodies by Hans Halberstadt  "Woodies" [2000]
by Hans Halberstadt

MetroBooks 11½x11¾ hardcover [4/2000] out of print/used
American Woodys by David Fetherston  "American Woodys" [1998]
by David Fetherston

Motorbooks Intl. pb [5/98] out of print/used
Do-It-Yourself Guide To Woodie Woodworking book by Richard Bloechl  "Do-It-Yourself Guide To Woodie Woodworking: A Hands-On Guide To Restoring Wood-Bodied Station Wagons" [1996]
by Richard Bloechl

Bay Area Graphics 10¾x8¼ pb [1996] for $29.95
Woodys by David Fetherston  "Woodys: Classic Wood-Bodied Station Wagons, Custom Sedans & More" [1995]
by David Fetherston

Motorbooks Intl. 10¾x8¼ pb [6/95] out of print/used
Great American Woodies & Wagons  "Great American Woodies and Wagons" [1977]
by Donald J. Narus

Crestline hardcover [1977] out of print/used
revised edition available by mail order
Auto Restorer Magazine [est. 1989 as Classic Auto Restorer]  Auto Restorer Magazine [est. 1989]
subscribe: 12 issues/year for $20.00
magazine website
Collector Car Price Guide book for 2017  "2017 Collector Car Price Guide, 12th Edition" [2016]
From the Editors of Old Cars Report

More than 280,000 listings of vehicles from 1901 to 2009, in 848 pages
Krause Publns 9x6 pb [7/2016] for $14.91



Picture  Gallery

black 1925 Ford Model T woodie 'depot hack'        pink 1929 Ford Model A woodie station wagon

tan 1930 Ford Huckster woodie station wagon        tan 1930 Ford Model A woodie station wagon

black & tan 1931 Ford Model A woodie station wagon diecast model by Danbury Mint

tan 1933 R.E.O. Speedwagon woodie station wagon        dark blue 1934 Ford woodie station wagon

dark green 1936 Ford woodie station wagon        red 1937 Studebaker woodie station wagon (toy)

cream-yellow 1939 Chevrolet (model?) woodie station wagon        chocolate brown 1939 Chrysler woodie station wagon

black 1939 Packard woodie station wagon        maroon 1940 Ford woodie station wagon

black 1940 Ford Deluxe woodie station wagon diecast model by Danbury Mint        blue-black 1940 Ford Deluxe woodie station wagon

       light-green 1940 Packard Model 120 woodie station wagon

black 1940 Plymouth woodie station wagon        black 1941 Buick woodie station wagon

maroon 1941 Chevrolet Special Deluxe woodie station wagon        black 1941 Ford Super Deluxe woodie station wagon (magazine ad)

dark blue 1942 Ford woodie station wagon        light gray 1946 Ford Super Deluxe woodie station wagon

maroon 1946 Mercury Sportsman woodie convertible        light yellow 1946 Pontiac Streamliner woodie station wagon

dark green 1947 Buick Super Series Model 50 woodie station wagon        maroon 1947 Chevrolet woodie station wagon

deep red 1947 Studebaker woodie station wagon (publicity photo)        green 1948 Chrysler Town & Country woodie diecast model by Danbury Mint

dark blue 1948 Chevrolet Fleetline 2-door woodie sedan        black 1948 Ford Super Deluxe woodie station wagon

steel-gray 1948 Mercury woodie station wagon        black 1948 Packard Eight woodie station wagon

cream-colored 1948 Plymouth woodie station wagon        steel-blue 1948 Pontiac Streamliner woodie station wagon

red-orange 1949 Cadillac 4-door woodie sedan        red 1949 Chevrolet Styleline Deluxe woodie station wagon

blue 1949 Ford Custom woodie station wagon        red 1949 Ford woodie station wagon diecast scale model

dark green 1949 Plymouth woodie station wagon

cocoa brown 1949 Plymouth woodie station wagon        black 1949 Oldsmobile model 76 woodie station wagon

green 1950 Buick Estate Wagon woodie station wagon        pale green 1950 Dodge Coronet woodie station wagon

dark green 1950 Studebaker woodie station wagon (magazine ad)        b&w 1950 Studebaker woodie station wagon

deep red 1951 Mercury woodie station wagon        black & tan 1952 Mercury woodie station wagon (rear)

black & tan 1952 Mercury woodie station wagon (front)        black 1953 Buick woodie station wagon green 1953 Buick Estate Wagon woodie diecast model by Danbury Mint

pale green 1954 Pontiac Chieftain woodie station wagon        pale green 1956 Mercury Monterey woodie station wagon


which then evolved into
Steelie Wagons

olive 1950 Plymouth Suburban steelie station wagon cream 1953 Chevrolet Handyman steelie station wagon

red 1954 Studebaker Champion Deluxe Conestoga steelie station wagon (ad)        green 1954 Studebaker Commander Regal Conestoga steelie station wagon (ad)

b&w 1955 Ford Country Squire steelie station wagon        pink & white 1956 Buick Special Estate Wagon steelie station wagon

magazine ad for 1958 Chevrolet station wagons (left page) magazine ad for 1958 Chevrolet station wagons (right page)

red & white 1958 Edsel steelie station wagon diecast model by Danbury Mint



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