Recent Features

About Joshua Mortensen

As the Managing Editor and co-founder of Barn Finds, I spend my days tracking down finds to feature, helping our team of writers perfect their articles, and provide sellers with guidance on how best to find a good home for their classic. In what little spare time I have, I spend it wrenching in the Barn Finds Garage.

BF Exclusive: 1967 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser

The Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser is one of those oddly iconic vehicles. It isn’t well known because of its performance or rarity, no it’s well known because so many of them served as hard-working family haulers. If you grew up… more»

BF Auction: 1972 Ford F250 Camper Special

When reader Tiffany M was left this 1972 Ford F250 Camper Special by her late father, she wasn’t exactly sure what to do with it. He had started restoring the truck but was never able to finish it. So,… more»

Success! 1964 Dodge D150

One of the best parts of our job is hearing from readers who have found a new home for their classic vehicle using our Classifieds or Auctions! So, we were super excited to hear that this 1964 Dodge D150… more»

BF Auction: 1991 Chrysler Lebaron Convertible

There was a time when Chrysler K-cars and their derivates were everywhere, but these days you don’t come across nice ones often. This 1991 Lebaron Convertible is a driver that’s just about ready to enjoy. The seller has owned… more»

Huge Land Rover Stash!

The seller’s asking price of $460,000 might sound high for a group of old Land Rovers, but the seller has more than just a couple of cars. They are offering 37 of these British off-roaders, plus several storage containers… more»

BF Auction: 1982 Chevrolet Suburban Silverado C-20

As the seller puts it, this 1982 Chevrolet Suburban is a beast! They definitely aren’t wrong, with plenty of space to carry the entire family and a freshly rebuilt 454 V8 to move it down, it’s kind of a… more»

BF Project: 1962 Morris Mini Cooper Update

After posting about our current project, this 1962 Morris Cooper, we got a lot of great feedback and requests for video updates. So, I filmed a short video (vlog) of what I’m currently working on. Rather than rehash what’s… more»

BF Project: 1962 Morris Mini Cooper 997

A while back, we listed and sold our Lotus Elan barn find right here on the site. What we failed to mention was that when we found and purchased it, it came as a package deal with two other… more»

BF Exclusive: 1965 Ford Country Sedan

If you grew up in the days before minivans and SUVs, there’s a good chance you road around in the back of a big American station wagon. Even into the late ’80s and early ’90s, station wagons were the… more»

BF Exclusive: 1965 Chevrolet Impala Convertible

We all have our own tastes and interests, but in my opinion, the 1965 Chevrolet Impala is one of the best-looking designs to come out of the ’60s. As iconic as the ’63-’64 Impala design is, the less boxy… more»

What Is It? Mystery 3-Wheeler

There’s nothing quite like the mystery of what might be hiding in a barn. Typically, if you find something in the barn it’s a well-known classic, but once in a while, you find a vehicle that keeps the mystery… more»

Just Out Of Storage: 1934 Pierce-Arrow 836A Brougham

Prior to seeing a Pierce-Arrow in person, I viewed these cars as just another big pre-war classic, but after seeing one in person at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, I learned how impressive these machines really are. As a… more»

BF EXCLUSIVE: 1951 Dodge Meadowbrook

SOLD We’ve seen over the past few years a definite surge in interest for 4-door classics. While they still aren’t as desirable as their two-door counterparts, lots of people are starting to see the benefit of saving their money… more»

BF Auction: Ravenna Green 1973 Porsche 914

About five years ago, we set out on a quest to find a Porsche 914. We really wanted a 911, but prices were already skyrocketing. After reading about the 914, we realized they offered a lot of that Porsche… more»

Martin’s Corvette: 1970 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Update

We love hearing from the Barn Finds Community, especially when it’s an update about a classic car that we featured! Reader Martin A spotted Adam’s feature on this 1970 Corvette Stingray and decided to bid on it. It was… more»

BF Auction: 1967 Ford F250

Sold For: $1,800 We love classic trucks here at Barn Finds. They are loaded with practicality while being stylish and fun to cruise in. We especially love unrestored examples, as most trucks lived hard lives from day one. This… more»