The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum in Hood River, Oregon has a collection of more than 100 automobiles. Shown below are some photographs of cars from 1940 to 1949.
Shown above: 1940 Ford Deluxe Business Coupe
Shown above: 1940’s Era Nelson Ranger Special Sprint Race Car
Shown above: 1941 Lincoln Zephyr
Shown above: 1941 Packard Model 120. Packard Motor Car Company was founded in 1899 and made cars until 1958. The company later became Studebaker-Packard Corporation.
Shown above: 1941 Chevrolet Coupe
Shown above: 1941 Nash Model 4145 Business Coupe. Nash Motors Company manufactured cars from 1916 to 1937. In 1937, it became the automotive division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation.
Shown above: 1947 Studebaker Commander Starlight Coupe. Studebaker Corporation was founded in 1852 as a wagon manufacturer. They began making automobiles in 1902. Studebaker ceased production in 1966.
Shown above: 1948 Chrysler New Yorker. The New Yorker was launched as Chrysler’s premium automobile model in 1940 and would remain so until 1996.