"Shoebox Ford"

We followed this car in the parking lot today. I hurried to get a chance to talk to the owner but he got away before I could get there. Notice the propeller on the front...it really spun...so cool! I am always attracted to old cars, trucks and farm equipment. 
The 1949 Ford was an American automobile produced by Ford. It was the first all-new automobile design introduced by the Big Three after World War II, civilian production having been suspended during the war, and the 1946-1948 models from Ford, GM, and Chrysler being updates of their pre-war models. Popularly called the "Shoebox Ford" for its slab-sided, "ponton" design, the 1949 Ford is credited both with saving Ford and ushering in modern streamlined car design with changes such as integrated fenders and more. This design would continue through the 1951 model year, with an updated design offered in 1952.

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