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Introduction ~~ Photo Submissions ~~ Prizes ~~ The Winners

Here are the submissions < click on the image for those with a bigger image / story >

"How I can get a diesel in there and have her running again?"

Grigg Mullen
Lexington, Virginia

 "Hey man! Did the 60's come and go?"

Dave Betker
Richmond B.C. Canada

It ran when I parked it

1952 Dodge M37 Military Powerwagon 

"But I like it here! And, I'm not alone (see larger image). We're buds."

Mike McDaniel
Carlsbad, New Mexico

"Look Sarge! I'm flying!"

Dave Betker
Richmond B.C. Canada
It ran when I parked it

Photo taken near Wear Valley, Tennessee

1959 Chevrolet Viking 60

"Hon, how's that truck project of your's
down at the barn coming along?
"

(Read all about it!)

Don "down2sea" McLendon
Brevard County, Florida

"What? Me stalking? No way!"

Chris Dooley
Whittier, California
It ran when I parked it

1961 GMC with dealer installed camper

"Who needs wheels and tires? They're over-rated!"

Chris Dooley
Whittier, California

"Junk Yard Dogs"
If you look closely there are four junk yard dogs in the photo: two Golden Retrievers, me, and of course the Chevy.

Kip Bonds
Livonia, Michigan
It ran when I parked it

"Does this box make my bed look fat?"

Doug "a.d.-hawk" Evans
Papillion, Nebraska

"Rust free Arizona truck.  Some assembly required."

Charlie "Cletis" Hardin
Weatherford, Texas
It ran when I parked it

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"September Mourn...ing"
I'm mourning over not finding this one sooner. A '54 wearing frost on the windshield and a light coat of moss over its red paint.

John "jfjbjr" Burns
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

"Stripped down model, found in a nudist resort storage area."

(Read all about it!)

Don "cdroberts" Roberts
Hudson, Florida
It ran when I parked it

"Those pesky termites may have eaten the barn walls,
but thank God, they left the truck alone!"

This photo was taken in the yard of a fellow car club member.

Eric "JED" Coulter
Brighton, Colorado

"See Hon, I told you if we parked on the edge,
we'd not get any door dings"

Taken in Amarillo, TX, while we were out on a road trip.

Eric "JED" Coulter
Brighton, Colorado
It ran when I parked it

"This is not the kind of BLANKET I was asking for!"

Steve "the Kernel" Stanton
Alexandria, Minnesota

"Looks like another hunting season and yet the hunters have not returned!"

Her story

Steve "the Kernel" Stanton
Alexandria, Minnesota
It ran when I parked it

"I don’t need no stinkin’ 4 wheel drive for this!"
Here is a 1956 Chevy ¾-ton big window NAPCO I found one winter when someone told me of a bunch of “junk” cars that were in the way. It was one I couldn’t save.

Steve "Builder" VandenBerg
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

"Chameleon in a Sea of Green"

The story

Steve "Builder" VandenBerg
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
It ran when I parked it

 

"Grandpa forgot where he parked it, but I sure found it!"

The story

Mike "Grizzly 34s" Grizzle
Homosassa, FL

"It's the Pits"
This one is in a gravel pit right behind my house. It still has a bit of wrapping on it! The boys told me its an old Maple Leaf although I never checked the VIN..

Randy "Mapleleaf" Jewers
Nova Scotia, Canada
It ran when I parked it

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"But it's a '46!"
This is a 1946 Chevy  truck. It last ran in 1959. I found it about 20 years ago on a hill in the woods of Kentucky.

Andy "1946chevytruck" Smith
London, Kentucky

"All power no brains"
Generator bolted to the old GMC bed

Jim Allen
Janesville, California

It ran when I parked it

"Never 4 wheel without a shovel!"
This is another truck I am working on -- 1945 GMC 1.5-ton, 4 x 4 with attached backhoe. Behind it is a 1961 Chevy (that is also available, but to "new" for me ) .

Jim Allen
Janesville, California

"Ya drop a fresh battry in thar and I gar-un-tee ya, she'll far off."

Charlie "Cletis" Hardin
Weatherford, Texas
It ran when I parked it

"A quart of bondo and a coat of paint and you will be good to go cruzin!'"

The story

Bob "49 chevy truck" Duncan
Stovebolt Land

"Shoot fire, Bob. I thought for sure we could garage her!"
From my trip to Oregon in 2004

Grigg Mullen
Lexington, Virginia

It ran when I parked it

"Road Warrior"

Randy "Mapleleaf" Jewers
Nova Scotia, Canada

"Out to Pasture"

The story

John Lucas
South Omaha, Nebraska

It ran when I parked it

"This truck still turns over, even after being abandoned in the desert!"

Info

Mike "mmcdaniel69" McDaniel
Carlsbad, New Mexico

"Yes 'um, she surely did run when I parked her rite thar as she sits. Of course, it's a log cabin! Tain't you see that there log a'sticken out the front? Timeshare? What in the dang tarnation did you think you'ens was buying?"
Photo taken in the hills of Arkansas, during Bikes, Blues, and BBQ 2005, somewhere between Mt. Magazine and Eureka.

Don "down2sea" McLendon
Brevard County, Florida

It ran when I parked it

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"Just dump it close to those trees."

Kyle "641Workmaster" Pierce
Foley, Missouri

"Fresh Lobster! Just in!"

Kyle "641Workmaster" Pierce
Foley, Missouri

It ran when I parked it

"Things are just buss-ling!"

Rob Carney
Gorrie, Ontario

"Geez, I really hate being used for target practice!"

Scotty "Packhorse" Reed
Hope Mills, North Carolina

It ran when I parked it

"I'm busting outta here tonight. Any of youse guys wanna go wid me?"
I took this photo on 11/24/2007 in Tucson, Arizona

Alan "acwhite" White
Adairsville, Georgia

"R.I.P. - Lone Chevy Graveyard"

Lisa "Tempest" Clement
Millwood, Manitoba
Canada

It ran when I parked it

"I think I can... I think I can..."

Lisa "Tempest" Clement
Millwood, Manitoba
Canada

"Found the Garden of Paradise"

Roger Kemp
New Zealand

It ran when I parked it

"Please take me home. It's cold and wet out here.
Don't leave me to rust away! "

I found this '52 out at the wrecking yard. Yes it did run. Got it home, charged up the battery, added gas and drove it around the yard. Even blew the siren!

Mike "Dakota" Jordanger
Box Elder, South Dakota

" Restin' ... jest restin' "

The story

Mark "47ohv" Dowis
Snellville, Georgia

It ran when I parked it

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"I wish folks would stop using me as some kinda TABLE! I can't get no respect."

Mark "47ohv" Dowis
Snellville, Georgia

"I'll throw in the other truck, if you buy this one."
I found this pair parked in the middle of nowhere, several miles north of Oark, AR. They're located on forest service land in the Ozark National Forest.

Jerry Fendley
Oark, Arkansas

It ran when I parked it

"Great project truck, needs new glass, but it comes with a clean title."
I found this GMC parked in the middle of nowhere, several miles north of Oark, AR.  It's located on forest service land in the Ozark National Forest.

Jerry Fendley
Oark, Arkansas

"Looks can be deceiving. Racing truck in disguise. Imagine how it will slip thru the air with that near-invisible body!"

The Story

Dean "Rustoholic" Meltz
San Leandro, California

It ran when I parked it

"My driver said he'd only be gone a moment or two, so if you want to jump in and drive me home, hurry up!"

The Story

Dean "Rustoholic" Meltz
San Leandro, California

"Peek a boo, I see you!"

 

Randy "RT1" Taylor
Wisconsin

It ran when I parked it

"Smokey says; 'Only you can prevent forest fires ... and rust.' "
1951 Chevy / Howe Fire Truck

John "jfjbjr" Burns
Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

""Aw, shucks! Ah always knew Ah'd be in pictures!"
This truck sits out in front of an auto body shop on Rt 104 out side of Mifflinburg, PA.

Laura Oliphant
Baltimore, Maryland
It ran when I parked it

"Next spring, maybe?"
This truck sits in a barn right along the old Susquehanna Trail, between exits 8 and 10 along I-83. It can only be seen driving south and then only in the fall or winter. It is original and complete down to the deeply rooted poison ivy and wild raspberry....

Laura Oliphant
Baltimore, Maryland

"With a little TLC we should be able to make one good one."

Steve Sickler
Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania
It ran when I parked it

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"Portrait of a big truck hunter with his quarry fresh from the bush."

The Story

John "olBlue" Henry
Walla Walla, Washington

"The Snow Plow Did It"
I was walking down a lonely road in Kentucky and found this poor old thing.

Eric Radack
Riverton, Utah
It ran when I parked it

 

"Just a little gas please!"
I was walking down a lonely road in Kentucky and found this poor old thing.

Eric Radack
Riverton, Utah

 

It ran when I parked it

 

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