Ellingson Car Museum

Ellingson Car Museum
Ellingson Car Museum, Rogers, MN

I took my Dad to the Ellingson Car Museum in Rogers, MN a couple of weeks back. They average 90 classic cars in their inventory, and from what I saw, all of the vehicles are for sale.

1955 T-Bird
1955 Ford Thunderbird; 292 V8/Automatic transmission

1949 Jeepster
1949 Willys-Overland Jeepster; 4 cylinder, 3 speed manual w/OD

I’ve always liked the Jeepster, even without 4WD. This is a nice one, with the Go-Devil 4 cylinder. I’m not sure about the Leinenkugel signage, however.

1957 Bel Air
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air; 327 V8, 4 speed manual

My Dad loved the ’57 Chevy, and there was a ’58 Bel Air tucked away in the back, but he gave the salesman a hard time for not having a ’55. “Best one of the bunch.”

1957 Fairlane
1957 Ford Fairlane 500; 312 V8, 3 speed auto

The Skyliner was a sharp, boat of a car, and the retractable hard top makes it stand out as much as those rear fins.

If you’re traveling along I-94 in Minnesota, and enjoy looking at some historic iron, Ellingson is worth the stop. The fee to enter the back showroom is nominal.

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