There is no doubt that the 60s were one of the most aesthetically pleasing eras in human history. From clothing and music to technology, everything looked like it came straight from a movie. Even now, many of us enjoy having a look at vintage photos and imagining what life was like more than 50 years ago.
One of the iconic creations from 60s was the station wagon – a car that was able to fit the entire family and looked more like a limo than your ordinary car. Also, nobody had to wear seatbelts!

Scroll down to see what life was like when you were able to fit a kitchen in your car!

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Jaguarundi 6 months ago

The Coleman stove and percolator bring back memories. You'd certainly have to clean up after dinner before you went to bed!

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Karen Dyer 6 months ago

I like the dog as well

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Joe Clark 6 months ago

And that's the way they all became the Brady Bunch.

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Diver Driver 6 months ago

My dad had one as a loaner he took a bunch of friends an me for popcorn

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Jaguarundi 6 months ago

Not a seat-belt in sight. Look at all of us "projectile children"!

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Aunt Messy 6 months ago

Totally unrealistic. No one's thrown up because of motion sickness and the kids aren't killing each other.

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Connie Martin 6 months ago

The Joads.

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BusLady 6 months ago

They were ideal if you had a large family (7 in my family).

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BusLady 6 months ago

I remember when grocery stores just sold groceries.

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boredkoala 6 months ago

Raggedy Ann!

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Connie Martin 6 months ago

Was this one of the models on which you could swing the tailgate to the side OR down? I remember thinking that was like magic!

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Alib 6 months ago

The old Saab wagons were the best!

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Night Owl 6 months ago (edited)

Looks like the safety standards were really lax back then. (the baby etc.)

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diane a 6 months ago

Number plate says it all

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BusLady 6 months ago

For Heaven's sake, Dad, don't hit a bump!

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Sam Wilson 6 months ago

My dad still has a 68 rambler rebel with the rumble seat in the back ❤️

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M O'Connell 6 months ago

I hate to break it to you, this is probably an early 90s photo.

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Tony Moon 6 months ago

We were still doing this in the 70's

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Aunt Messy 6 months ago

Now that's downright sexy!

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Prot Pap 6 months ago

That isn’t a station wago though, it’s a pick-up truck.

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#21 Something Special: A Wartburg Camping Wagon - Made In The Gdr.

Something Special: A Wartburg Camping Wagon - Made In The Gdr.

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Constantin George-Florin 6 months ago

As a person living in a former communist country, I can state (without being afraid of making a false statement) that people in the GDR did not do a lot of "camping" trips. Despite the name, the German Democratic Republic was anything but democratic, as its people were under a twofold dictatorship: the Soviet influence and the GDR leaders (that were no more than dictators, ruling with an iron fist called the STASI). For the regular GDR citizen, buying an automobile meant applying for it, getting their name on a waiting list (even that was difficult and required being "connected"), paying for it and then waiting between 5 and 13 years for an automobile such as a Trabant or a Wartburg. The "camping Limousine" was most likely manufactured in no more than 1000 units. America had it great since the '50s, Eastern Europe... not so much.

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BusLady 6 months ago

Yeah, let's put the kids in the back where it's safer.

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#23 1960 Chevrolet Station Wagons

1960 Chevrolet Station Wagons

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George Foster 6 months ago

Hell, I want one !!!!!

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