Sightings

Junkyard Find: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

With over a 21 million Beetles sold, you’d think the junkyards would still be littered with them. When was the last time you saw one though? We hadn’t seen one in a long time so when we spotted this… more»

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302 Equipped? 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Any time you spot a Corvette parked out in the elements, you can’t help but wonder what the story is and how it ended up being left out. Well, Reader Bill B in Central Florida just spotted this 1969… more»

Barn Find Sighting: Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder

As a tow truck driver, Reader Randall L gets to see all kind of interesting vehicles. He recently got a call to move a client’s most recent purchase. When he arrived at the pickup location, he discovered that he… more»

Black Plate Bonneville Stretch Sighting!

From Bluebird – I really enjoy the sightings posts and thought I’d send mine in. I pass this car often and thought that maybe my fellow Barn Finders would like to see pictures of a long car that probably… more»

Junkyard Find: Low-Mile 1982 Honda Civic Hatchback

This generation of Honda Civic may have littered junkyards all across America two decades ago, but they are a rare sight today. Especially, clean low-mileage ones like this! It’s a shame that this car ended up here because once… more»

Roadside Sighting: 1950 Spartan Royal Mansion

It’s fun to hunt for cars on your local craigslist, but sometimes the best finds are discovered along the roadside when you least expect it. Our managing editor, Josh, found this one driving around and we knew we had… more»

Identifying Eddy’s Back Yard Finds

Reader Eddy O needs your help! His Father-in-law has several cars parked in his yard in California. Unfortunately, he passed away last year and know his family is trying to figure out what all he had here. Since Eddy… more»

April Fool’s or Actual Muscle Car Stash?

There’s a junkyard that’s near me up in Walpole, Mass., called Goldie’s that has a good track record of bringing in neglected classics. I wrote about them a few years ago when I still had the ability (re: pre-children)… more»

Mystery Buick Dynaflow Roadside Sighting

Reader Art P recently spotted an interesting find parked along the side of the road near Thatcher Park in New York. He decided he had to stop and get some photos of it to share with the BF community!… more»

Tennessee Roadside Sighting!

We love a good roadside sighting! There’s just something exciting about seeing a collection of classics parked out in the open that’s probably never been posted online and that you might not ever get to see in person. So,… more»

Drive By Sighting In Western New York

From Reader Mark S – My sister Nancy being a photographer was out looking for old barns to take a snap of, here in Western NY. While traveling through York, NY she came across this small collection of old… more»

Going to Need a Bigger Magnet: Lake-Find BMW M3 S14 Motor!

Just when you think you’ve seen everything, some guy on Facebook confesses he drags a magnet around local lakes and found a motor. An interesting motor, at that. A random post on Facebook caught my eye when I realized… more»

Visit to RI Junkyard With Fellow Barn Finders!

Recently, we profiled a Cadillac Eldorado coupe which had been photographed several times over the years as part of large junkyard collection in Rhode Island. You can read the full post here on Barn Finds, and today, a few Barn Finds readers… more»

Gray Market Field Find! 1981 Mercedes 280SL

Barn Finds reader Sean S. sent in these photos of a long-forgotten R107-chassis Mercedes-Benz 280SL, parked on a farm in Georgia many years ago. It’s a desirable Euro-spec car, complete with a manual transmission, crank windows, and glass headlights, but… more»

Junkyard Finds: Classics at Yank-A-Part Yard

One of the comments I make most frequently to salvage yard owners is that they should put their most unusual or special parts cars and trucks online, somewhere, anywhere, in order to drive foot traffic and phone calls. Few… more»

Trailer Park Sighting: Million Dollar Bugatti!

We’ve seen a Superbird in a trailer park, but this is our first Bugatti! Just because someone chooses to live in a mobile home that doesn’t mean they don’t have fine taste when it comes to automobiles. I suppose that… more»