American history through the rearview mirror. While today station wagons conjure images of faded family photos, bouffant hairstyles, and dated wooden siding, these once-fashionable vehicles were considered America's "workhorses on wheels, the quintessential image of the American dream. In 1996, the last full-size American wagons were discontinued, rendering the car all but obsolete for most people. Offering a glimpse into the lives of America's remaining station wagon enthusiasts, Wagonmasters reconnectswith this icon of Americana as its chapter in history comes to a close. Featuring interviews with collectors all across the country, as well as noted automotive historians, the film provides a wistful look back at the rise and fall of the beloved stationwagon.