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Junkyard Gem: 1996 Honda Accord LX Wagon

With 326,197 miles on the odometer, it was just getting broken in.

Junkyard Gem: 1981 Ford LTD Country Squire

The largest of three different sizes of Ford wood-lined wagon for 1981

Junkyard Gem: 1978 Datsun 510 Wagon

Nissan offered three different wagon models here in 1978. Here's a used-up example of the medium-sized one.

Junkyard Gem: 1979 Ford Fairmont Station Wagon

The Wagonmaster's Fox-Body station wagon for '79

Junkyard Gem: 2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS Wagon

The last model year for a true Hyundai station wagon in North America

Junkyard Gem: 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 TE

The E-Class wagon that followed the legendary W123

Junkyard Gem: 2006 Dodge Magnum SE

The Magnum was the last of a long line of Dodge station wagons.

Junkyard Gem: 2005 Mazda6 Wagon with Manual Transmission

Yes, it was possible to buy a Mazda6 wagon with V6 and 5-speed, and here's the proof.

Junkyard Gem: 2005 Ford Taurus Station Wagon

One of the very last of the iconic Taurus wagons ever built.

Junkyard Gem: 1987 Ford Escort GL Station Wagon

Complete with four-on-the-floor manual transmission.

Junkyard Gem: 1984 Nissan Maxima Wagon

The last year for the rear-wheel-drive, Z-Car-based Maxima, and it's a brown wagon to boot!

Junkyard Gem: 1998 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport Wagon

A 1998 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport station wagon with 5-speed manual transmission and roof rack, found in a Denver self-service junkyard

Junkyard Gem: 1962 Chevrolet Corvair 700 Station Wagon

Yes, there was a wagon version of the controversial Chevy Corvair. Here's a '62 in a Phoenix car graveyard

Junkyard Gem: 1992 Honda Accord Wagon

Complete with close to 300,000 miles, 5-speed manual transmission, and hot-rod exhaust header.

Junkyard Gem: 1958 Vauxhall Victor Super Estate

GM's UK-market station wagon, sold in tiny numbers in North America.

Junkyard Gem: 1991 Toyota Corolla DX Wagon art car

Possibly known in its San Francisco Bay Area habitat as the Flying Colors Corolla

When you know you're a car's final owner, you get to decorate it any way you like. That's what happened with this 1991 Toyota Corolla DX station wagon in a San Francisco Bay Area wrecking yard.

Wagons make a bit of a comeback, with new models, sales on the rise

Sales up 29 percent in five years

Sales up 29 percent in five years.

Junkyard Gem: 1994 Toyota Corolla DX Wagon

From the tail end of the era when small wagons with manual transmissions were mainstream.

A rare manual-transmission-equipped 1994 Toyota Corolla station wagon, spotted in a Denver self-service wrecking yard.

Junkyard Gem: 1981 Plymouth Reliant Station Wagon

The first model year of the K-Cars, which saved Chrysler from bankruptcy.

A very rare example of the first-year Plymouth Reliant-K wagon, one of the Iacocca-era cars that spared Chrysler from being thrown on the ash heap of history.

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