Jesse Mortensen

About Jesse Mortensen

Hunting for unique cars is a thrill for me! It's part of what made me passionate about starting this blog Barn Finds!

Growing up, combing the local classifieds looking for old cars, was one of my favorite things to do! Unique cars interested me and I'd dream of buying them and fixing them up. My Dad and brother shared this same excitement of driving around the back streets of our little Wyoming town in search of BARN FINDS!
While we never found any Bugatti's stashed away, it was always a thrill to go look. When we'd catch glimpses of muscle cars or some other classic it never got old.

Amazing Alfa Romeo Barn Find Uncovered!

Our friends over at LBI Limited let us know about a barn find they just unearthed. There were five Alfa Romeos in this collection and two of the cars had been parked for 40 years! Be sure to check… more»

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Cheap Fox Body: 1993 Ford Mustang LX

We would all like to have a Cobra or an SSP but this humble LX might be perfect if you’re looking for a more affordable fox body option. Sure, the fou-banger and automatic arent exciting but this could be… more»

1933 Plymouth Coupe Barn Find

The seller’s wife’s Uncle started the restoration of this Plymouth a long time ago but ended up pushing the car into the barn before they finished it. These were great looking cars and this one needs a new owner… more»

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No Reserve 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

This Corvette was found at an estate sale. Supposedly the car has been off the road for the past 18 years. Beyond that, we don’t know much about the car’s past but it might be a good buy if… more»

$400 1966 Pontiac Tempest Container Find

This Pontiac Tempest has been stored in a container for many years. It’s beat-up and rusty but the price is right and there’s even a little surprise lurking under the hood. It’s located in Rowley, Massachusetts, and is listed… more»

Six Pack Project: 1970 Plymouth Cuda 440-6

This Cuda was originally powered by a 440 V8 that had three two-barrel carburetors on top! It wasn’t a Hemi but it was a more affordable option for muscle car guys who wanted to compete with the best of… more»

Economical Supercar? 1975 Maserati Merak

As much as we love a good barn find, a Maserati Merak is not a car we would want to find in dilapidated condition. Unless you have unlimited resources and a true passion for these cars, it would be… more»

Supercharged 1952 MG TD Project

The MG TD is sometimes considered the flame that ignited the sports car craze here in America. With its small footprint, low weight, and agile steering, it was the polar opposite of what the big three were cranking out…. more»

Period Custom: 1937 Dodge Pickup Conversion

The seller of this Dodge claims that it started life as a four-door sedan but was converted into a pickup sometime in the fifties. Apparently it was also chopped and channeled at that time. It’s missing an engine and… more»

Toy Box Find: Rare Star Wars Action Figure

Star Wars fans will appreciate this one! In honor of May the 4th, we would like to present this rare toy box find. Before you scoff at the fact that we just featured a toy, take a look at… more»

No Reserve: 1972 Datsun 240Z Project

If you’re in the market for a 240Z, this might be your chance at a bargain. I say “might” because there are a few maybes here, but overall this looks like a good place to start if you’re wanting… more»

Split Window Project: 1963 Chevrolet Corvette

The ’63 Corvette could be the most iconic American car ever built. Sure, the ’57 Chevy and GTO were good but the one year only split-window Corvette has attracted the attention of collectors for decades. Current values prove that… more»

SOLD: 35k Mile 1974 Pontiac Formula SD-455

Sold For: $53,500 UPDATE 4/17/2020 – A few days ago, Reader Larry L made an offer on this 1974 Pontiac Formula SD 455. Well, after lots of messages, we helped them come to a price both parties could be… more»

No Reserve Driver: 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1

As fun as it is to bring a barn find back to life, sometimes it’s nice to start with something you can drive home. This Mustang is a little rough around the edges but the seller has done a… more»

COVID-19: What Barn Finds Is Doing

With the effects of COVID-19 currently sweeping across the globe, we want to wish all our readers well. Many people are cooped up at home whether by choice or by illness so our top priority is to keep Barn… more»