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RealRides of WNY - 1954 Dodge

We first came upon this 1954 Dodge Meadowbrooka number of years ago in Kenmore, and we featured it on another blog we used to do for another newspaper. At that time it was sporting the green and yellow livery of Bedford Taxi (bottom of page), a company which may or may not have been in North Carolina. We say that because we found an original ad for the car from back in the day on

RealRides of WNY - 1981 Marathon

“It’s functional. It’s spacious. It’s sensible.”Yes, it wasall three of these things, but the brochure copywriters nevertheless failed to address the elephant in the room. The Checker Marathonwas — how shall we put this mildly? — not exactly easy on the eyes. But, forthousands of cab drivers and millions of fares, that was probably the farthest thing from