First we'll take a look at this blue Jeep Wagoneer. It looks like it can take a family anywhere with its boxy design and studly tires.
The missing driver's door is just a minor inconvenience. My mom has great stories of her family's station wagon with holes in the floor so they could see the street going by underneath their feet.
This Chevelle wagon doesn't look too bad. In addition to being able to carry a lot of people when it was running, it now has the great attraction of being able to hold a lot of junk...hiccup...equipment in its retirement. The equipment yard isn't just a place to store old vehicles. It's also a place to store old hoses, engines, record players, boxes of unknown junk, bicycle carcasses, TVs, and heaven knows what else. I am always amazed. I am also a little careful when I look into these old vehicles. Some of them have packrat nests and I never know for sure what animal may scurry around in its new home, upset at being interrupted.
The front of the Chevelle doesn't look too great. That means it's time to scout the equipment yard some more and see if we can come up with a more colorful, more unusual station wagon. After all, one of the fun things about wandering the equipment yard is trying to find the weird things, the vehicles that no one makes anymore. The vehicles you wonder why they made in the first place.
And here's one of those weird vehicles, a GMC station wagon. Have you spotted what's so weird about it? Here's a clue if you haven't: a station wagon is supposed to carry a lot of people, right? So why would you make a station wagon with only three doors, two in the front and one in the back? If you want to get in the middle seat you have to climb over another seat! I have a feeling this model wasn't a top seller. If you missed earlier equipment yard posts, click the label "equipment yard" to catch up on the other fun vehicles hanging out down there.