Hudson station wagon .

RichieRichie Posts: 982Senior Contributor
An old guy in the group that meets for breakfast every morning mentioned that when he was a young kid he saw a Hudson station wagon. I drive my Hudson to breakfast every morning, so we talk about old cars in general. I spoke up and said I'd never seen a Hudson station wagon and asked him what year it was. He couldn't tell me what year it was.
Did Hudson ever make a Hudson station wagon??? Thanks. Richie.

Comments

  • oldcarnutoldcarnut Posts: 22Expert Adviser
    If I remember right, Eldon Hostetler had one unrestored and one restored. It has been a long time since I saw his collection.

    Chuck
  • GlowplugGlowplug Posts: 2,252Expert Adviser


    Some examples:  none after 1947
  • 35 Terraplane35 Terraplane Posts: 369Senior Contributor
    Love it, I learned something new today 
  • BigSkyBigSky Posts: 976Senior Contributor
    1937 Woody



  • 54coupe54coupe Posts: 812Member
    There is also a 1942 woodie in my shop. It is the only one known that is still numbers matching. It was last registered in 1953, and my parents bought it in 1976.
  • ValVal Posts: 1,029Member
    Very nice, I never knew they did that. 
  • RichieRichie Posts: 982Senior Contributor
    Wow, I never new this and never even thought about Hudson station wagons. Never too old to learn something new. Thanks a lot guys. Richie.
  • 54coupe54coupe Posts: 812Member
    The White car pictured above is a creation that was commissioned by Eldon Hostetler, using the black Death Valley car as a guide.
  • Jon BJon B Posts: 7,346Administrator
    I watched the boatbuilder in Hammonton, N.J. as he restored the wood on that '37.  This was back in the mid-1970s when Fred Nielsen owned it.
  • 50C8DAN50C8DAN Posts: 2,412Senior Contributor
    Shame the Hostetler collection was sold off!  I got a chance to visit it and glad I did.  The largest collection of Hudson probably there will ever be.
  • BigSkyBigSky Posts: 976Senior Contributor
    I would love to some how make my 1937 Hudson 4dr sedan into a woody!
  • PaulButlerPaulButler Posts: 930Administrator
    And another



  • GlowplugGlowplug Posts: 2,252Expert Adviser
    The same folks who do Ford and Mopar “Wood body” cars are prime candidates for rebuilding or “creating “ faux cars.  The car Eldon had built was done by Amish wood craftsmen using pictures and measurements provided by Eldon to successfully re-body a Hudson Sedan.  So, there is hope for anyone wanting one of these unique automobiles.  
  • cheyenne7271cheyenne7271 Posts: 370Member
    I knew a guy in Southern Colorado back in the 90s that had a Hudson Cross Country wagon, so it was Hash bodied car, like a Rambler wagon
    51 Hornet Club Coupe
    51 Hornet Sedan
    51 Commodore Six Club Coupe
    50 Pacemaker Deluxe R.I.P. (burned and destroyed in building fire)
    49 Super Six Sedan
Sign In or Register to comment.