Dave H 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 2dr Station Wagon

More than a car, 55' Nomad is more like a distant relative!

1955 Chevy Nomad-

Amazingly while rummaging through boxes of family history, I stumbled upon some incredible photos. This was taken in the driveway of their home in Denver on the day he brought the car home. You can see in the back window and clearly see the temp permit. The young girl pictured is my wife’s Mother, Karla.

The car was purchased from the dealer in 1955 by my wife’s Grandfather, Ken White who was a radio personality in Denver. Ken passed away suddenly about a year later. Marcialea drove the car regularly for several years until developing ALS which prevented her from driving. Karla drove the Nomad through high school and college. Karla married Jack Tesch and the Nomad was handed down to Karla’s Brother Kirby White. The car was placed in storage in 1970.

The car was acquired by me in January of 2011 and trailered to Arizona with 98,050 original miles. The Turquoise/Ivory gem equipped with a 265 cubic inch V8 and Powerglide automatic transmission has undergone a complete stock restoration. Original purchase paperwork, title and Final inspection card are all present.

The primary driver was Karla who unfortunately passed away from cancer before I acquired the car. The restoration was done in honor of her. She was an amazing lady and she is truly missed.

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