Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Here's a very original, possibly even original-owner-driven Chevelle wagon.

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This is a type of vehicle that was once as common as the minivan is today: the midsize station wagon. The Concours was one of the lower-level trim levels for the ubiquitous-in-its-day Chevelle station wagon.

This one has the 350-cubic-inch small-block Chevrolet engine, the favored engine of Camaro hoons the world over. Of course, this wagon may well be on its 7th small-block by now, but odds are it still has the original 350.

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