View Full Version : 9th Annual Orphan Car Show - Oregon City - Photos

Commander Eddie
06-19-2017, 05:01 PM
We had another successful Orphan Car show here in Oregon on Saturday at Clackamette Park along the Willamette River. Everything from Studebakers and Ramblers to Hudsons and a Whippet.


Commander Eddie
06-19-2017, 05:11 PM


06-19-2017, 07:48 PM

I must be running a "Orphanage" at my place. I have '61 Corvair station wagon (OK, not a direct orphan, but disowned by the family for "rolling around"), '63 Rambler American 440H, '64 Studebaker Daytona, '65 Sunbeam Tiger, '73 Datsun 510 (parents changed their name) '73, Plymouth Valiant, '73 Ford Pinto station wagon (the "pyromaniac," wayward child that they want to forget they gave birth to).

But, oh what a family tree! The Corvair is related to the Studebaker by eventual engine use. The Rambler, Sunbeam and the Plymouth are all related by Chrysler. And the Pinto is related to the Tiger by engine use. The Rambler, Studebaker and Datsun are related by (B/W) transmission. Then you have you have the Studebaker and Sunbeam related by differential (one being a British cousin). By bolt pattern they are paired as such: Corvair/Datsun, Plymouth/Rambler/Studebaker, Tiger/Pinto. Orphans? Yes, but still one big happy family!

06-19-2017, 11:32 PM
Thanks for posting! Nice assortment of orphans!