Oct 24 , 2019
1950: Crosley Station Wagon
With the U.S. auto industry blooming, the upwardly mobile culture of America was in full swing by the time the 1950s arrived. Crosley, a small firm from Cincinnati, but so much more than a forgotten footnote in U.S. automotive history, introduced several firsts such as the popular term sport utility way back in 1947. Signs of the future of American cars are still visible today in the 1950 Crosley Station Wagon; squint and you can maybe see an early Subaru Forester in there. Ever wonder why Subarus are so popular in the northeast? Here’s the real story on how Subarus took off in Vermont.