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1929 Ford Model A woodie station wagon
Picture courtesy of owners George & Denise Konton
Finleyville, PA USA

Introduced in January, 1929 as part of the new Model A line (and named the Model 150-A), the first 'assembly line' station wagon sold for $695.   It was still linked with Ford's commercial vehicles, but used mostly components from the automotive line.  The body is made of maple with birch paneling, and was specified with an 8-passenger capacity.  Shades of today's minivans, you could remove the 2nd and 3rd row of seats for additional cargo capacity.

4,959 of these wagons were produced in 1929.  They were assembled at both Murray and at the Baker-Raulang Co. in Cleveland.

Interestingly enough, although Ford was finally producing a wagon 'in-house', various other manufacturer's were still putting wagon bodies on Ford chassis in 1929.

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