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RealRides of WNY - 1959 Ford

On the Road in New York City…Back in 2014 I took in the New York International Auto Showat the Javits Center, and one of my favorite parts was a basement exhibit of old NYPD police cars. This 1959 Ford Custom 300is sporting the NYPD’s famously unique livery of the time: a green, black, and white paint scheme that left no doubt as to the car's owner. This look began back in the 1930s,

RealRides of WNY - 1959 Ford Custom 300

Ford seemed to be in a quandary as to what badge to slap onto its lowest rung cars for a number of years. In 1959, Ford Custom 300seemed right, as it did the previous year. In 1957 it was just a Ford Custom, with the Custom 300 being a bit fancier. For 1955-56 those cheapies were called Mainlines, while in 1961 they went with Fairlane. Seeing that Fairlane was used as the name for a new mid-sized


NOT YOUR EVERYDAY COLLECTOR CARS — A Facebook page for the other guys by Jim CorbranIf you’re reading this at all I assume you’re a car guy or gal.And if you’re also the type to go to summer cruise nights, you may have seen me passing-by the ’57 Chevys, two-seat T-Birds, and myriad of Mustangs and Corvettes as I search for the oddball survivors — the everyday f