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Murray Ford Model B Station Wagon
Murray Ford Model B Station Wagon
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Prior to 1929, all of Ford's station wagons were produced by independent custom body shops, including Murray, Briggs, Cantrell, York-Hoover, Waterloo and others, all using chassis supplied by individual Ford dealers, but Ford decided to provide a factory station wagon for the new Model A. Edsel Ford turned to his friend Clarence W. Avery at the Murray Corporation, one of Ford's outside body builders, to provide the detailed design and the custom metal stampings needed to begin such a project. Murray produced 4,954 examples of Ford's Model 150-A Station Wagon in 1929.

The following year, A new body style, the Model B, was introduced and the contract was split between Murray and Baker-Raulang in Cleveland, Ohio. Old-growth hardwood was sourced from Ford's own Iron Mountain forest, and Murray, in turn, farmed out the elaborate millwork to Mengel Body Company in Louisville, Kentucky. Murray was swamped with other Ford projects so Baker-Raulang built the lion's share of the 6,363 Model B bodies, making the Murray-bodied Model B in this gallery a very rare example.

Sources: Coachbuilt.com & RM Auctions.


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