West Virginia Motherlode



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West Virginia Motherlode

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On a visit to my brother in West Virginia, we swung by a property where the widow of car collector is looking to sell off his menagerie. What a motherlode! Lots of MoPars, but many other brands as well. Including a Kaiser! There's a very special Cranbrook - I think, a '52 - that has an overdrive transmission in the trunk. I couldn't get under to see if the trans was out of the same car, but there's very little rust and the interior is in excellent shape. A little TLC will bring it right back.

Message me on Facebook, or email me (dan at 59plymouth dot net) and I will provide location and contact info. Here's a sampling, mostly MoPars, with a few other photos here and there. I wish I had more time to spend taking pictures! There is easily a hundred cars, and dozens of motorcycles and ATVs.
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Yet more cars...
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Oh yes! A very special Dodge Suburban!

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Holy Moly! I could spend a week there! What a place! Quite the eclectic collection!
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Dan,

Where is the beautiful Kaiser?

Bet you know what comes next - I've got Kaiser stories to tell too!!

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Bernie, sorry I didn’t take a pic of the whole car, just the grill and hood (ornament). The pic is just before the last set of Pontiac pix. She called it “The Bison Car”!

I should have updated this post, as I did on Facebook (damn FB! :evil: ) - the woman is no longer taking my calls, or responding to my texts. I think her neighbor told her to "pay no mind to them city slickers", and got cold feet. Too bad... Rusting away. :(
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Dan: I like the Olds in the 2nd pic (blue one on the left). They are so ugly they are cool. Mark
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So is the customized Ford next to it, Mark! Honestly, I never saw so many half-finished projects in my life. What this guy could have been thinking, I will never know.
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So I overlooked the older Kaiser, sorry about that.

Was hoping you found a '51, the kind I used to ride to Kindergarten in with a bunch of other 5 year-olds squished together in the back seat for a 5 minute ride each way, each day. Back when the car was almost brand new!

Thanks for the trekking
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