RealRides of WNY - 1967 Travelall

Perhaps if they’d remained in the mainstream vehicle business, the manufacturers of this 1967 International Travelallmight be selling fleets of large, black 2020-model SUVs for the ferrying of government officials from photo op to photo op. Remember when all pols were chauffered around in luxury sedans? At some point somebody decided a mean-looking black Chevy Suburban (below) or something o

RealRides of WNY - International Travelall, c1968

When an ordinary station wagon just wasn’t enough for some buyers, a lot of them turned to the Chevy/GMC Suburban; others drifted towards the similar Dodge Town Wagon. Then there were those who wanted something a little more out of the ordinary. Some of them ended up behind the wheel of an International Travelall, a rugged-looking family hauler manufactured by the truck/tractor builder Inter

RealRides of WNY - 1958 Dodge Town Panel

I don’t remember the last time I came across a 1958 Dodge 100 Town Panel, but I passed this one in North Tonawanda last week on my way to get a haircut. The Town Panel was Dodge’s panel delivery truck, while a version called Town Wagon had glass all around and seating for rear passengers. The Town Wagon was available in rear- or four-wheel-drive (with the 4WD version being called Power