Barn Find Stories

Amazing Automotive Graveyard Found In France!

If you live anywhere near France, you should be in the town of Fayence today. There’s a huge auction happening in that historic town that was somehow not picked up by the mainstream media – which… more»

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1957 Porsche 356A Speedster Garage Find!

I’ve been keeping an eye on the Porsche market lately. We’ve watched as prices have skyrocketed in the past couple years, but people have been speculating for a while that the bubble is going to burst… more»

Great Car Story: Alfred Morris’ 1991 Mazda 626

This story is not our typical barn find or even survivor car story. But it is about a car, and how one person’s love for it has inspired others. And at least for me, it’s always… more»

Scraping The Bottom Of The Porsche Barrel

Reader Adam W specializes in hunting down Porsches, whether they be pristine examples or ones needing work. He recently shared a little info with us about the current state of the Porsche market and two stashes of cars he… more»

Joe’s Alley Find: 1963 Ford Fairlane

We love hearing about the finds you guys make everyday. There’s nothing better than seeing an abandoned classic revived and put back on the road. So when we heard from reader Joe W out in Ohio… more»

30,000 Cars Found In Donated Home!

That’s right, 30,000 cars! Obviously, they weren’t all full-sized, but still. If you haven’t already read this story then you should. A man named Dennis Erickson spent his whole life stashing away automobiles of every size. Most… more»

Ralph Nader’s Corvair Unearthed!

From Caveman Pete in beautiful Southeast Michigan – I know this sounds like a tall tale… But, I just bought Ralph Nader’s Corvair! I met up with Ralph a few months back in Detroit when he… more»

From Snow To Dust: Tucker Sno-Cats 743S

The Roi Baudoin Base in Antartica was established in 1958 by the Dutch and Belgium and was used for several expeditions until the base was closed in 1967. Reader John M found the story of the Sno-Cats… more»

Triumph Tragedy: Abandoned Graveyard

About 20 miles southwest of Manchester, England is the town of Appleton, Cheshire, where there’s an abandoned airport. Until recently there was an interesting collection of Triumphs there. There are more pictures here. Most were left… more»

Mary’s 1956 Chevy Bel Air

This is Mary’s completely original Chevy. She and her late husband purchased it new. The Chevy has never spent a night outside. Mary drove it very little after her husband died 3 years ago and now at… more»

Follow Up: 2002 Nissan Altra

You might recall this Nissan that I wrote about it a few months ago that had a very uncertain future. Despite its significance in the history of electric cars, the California Automobile Museum decided not to display it. The Altra, engineered… more»

Inherited Bull: 1967 Lamborghini Miura

We all have dreams of finding that one amazing car tucked away in someone’s barn or garage. This Lamborghini Miura wasn’t exactly found, but inherited. Parked in 1988 for brake work, this rare hand built Italian… more»

Update: New Life For Seven Old School Buses

I wrote about these buses back in January. They were supposed to be parked at the museum for just a few weeks and then be off to Haiti. The political situation in Haiti, as well as… more»