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About Joshua Mortensen

I've been a classic car nut for most of my life. When Jesse told me about his idea for this site, I was more than a little excited. Before he had even finished the site, I was already writing the very first posts!

THROWBACK: Entombed 1954 Chevrolet Corvette

UPDATE – As we continue to celebrate 10 years of Barn Finds, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of our favorite finds over the years! Being a great find is always just… more»

THROWBACK: Hitching Post 1967 Shelby GT500

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years. 2012 was a big year for Barn Finds! Not only were there lots of incredible finds… more»

THROWBACK: The Barn Bug Herbie Movie Collection

UPDATE – To celebrate Barn Finds’ 10th Anniversary, we are taking a look back at some of the top posts over the years! If you happen to know the current status of any of these Bugs, please let us… more»

From Barn Find To Beauty: 1962 GMC Stepside Update

Way back in 2016, we helped reader Paul N find a new home for his 1962 GMC Stepside. It sold quickly, with a deal begin made just 3 hours after we featured it (you can list your vehicle with… more»

Get Your Barn Finds Gear!!!

We are excited to announce that we are adding a bunch of new items to the Barn Finds Store and a ton of new color options for our Classic Logo t-shirts! We’ve seen a few classic cars sporting Barn… more»

1960 Austin-Healey 3000 Barn Find Success Story!

One of the best parts of running this site is hearing from readers about their Barn Finds success stories! We started this site to help save classic cars, so hearing that we helped rescue one, even in some small… more»

Abandoned Classics Found In New Mexico

From Gregg W – I was on a road trip back to Minnesota from Tucson recently and while driving on Highway 54 through Vaughn, New Mexico, we stopped in front of a church my sister wanted to check out…. more»

Rusted Out Porsche 356 In California

As Porsche values have continued to climb, we’ve seen some pretty rusty and rough examples saved from the scrap heap. It’s actually amazing what people will spend on a rough project, but when nice examples are fetching huge amounts… more»

Roadside Sighting: One Of A Kind Gullwing!

On my way into Barn Finds HQ this morning, I decided to take a different route than usual in hopes of avoiding some of the crazy traffic that’s taken over Boise recently. Not only did this new route save… more»

Barn Find Stash Hiding In Small Town Idaho!

A few days ago, I mentioned making a trip down to a small nearby town here in Idaho to pick up a hardtop for our Triumph TR3, which you can read about here. Casey, the owner of the hardtop… more»

Can You Identify This Vintage Intake?

As some of you are aware, we recently found and bought a Triumph TR3 barn find. Well, one of our readers in Southern Idaho saw our post about it and that we were wanting to find a hardtop for… more»

427/4-Speed: 1969 Chevrolet Corvette

This Corvette sure checks a lot of boxes! It’s equipped with its original 390 horsepower 427 V8, a 4-speed manual transmission, looks fantastic, and is ready to hit the street. The seller notes that a ton of work has… more»

Barn Finds In Bahrain!

Finding an American Classic sitting in a barn here in the US isn’t exactly surprising, but finding one in a barn in the Kingdom of Bahrain is downright incredible! That’s a long way for a heavy American car to… more»

Rare AstroRoof: 1986 Buick Grand National

While we come across Buick Grand Nationals quite frequently, rarely do we find ones with the AstroRoof option. It’s been over a year since we last featured one with this option and that one wasn’t nearly as clean as… more»

We Bought A Triumph TR3A Barn Find!

There’s nothing quite like pushing back barn doors to find a dusty classic car parked inside! It’s even more of a rush when you have no idea what to expect when you see the find for the first time…. more»

BF Podcast: We Talk Synth Fuel And Our New Find!

We did it, we bought the Daimler SP250 we found in Florida! In this episode, we talk about whether it was a good buy and we talk a little about Porsche’s commitment to synthetic fuel. It could very well… more»