Barn Find Stories

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»

Police Car Suspension: 1977 Plymouth Road Runner

After eight years as a mid-size muscle car, the Road Runner shifted to the new Plymouth Volare platform for 1976. It would be largely an appearance option through the duration of the compact’s run until 1980. It would no… more»

Container Find: Wrecked Lamborghini Countach LP400

We often talk about the fact that every great barn find seems like it could be the last of its kind. Surely, there can’t be any more significant cars or trucks locked away, waiting to be discovered. But time… more»

California Barn Find: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

From time to time, people will wonder if a reported barn find is really a “barn find”, i.e., a car that has been tucked away in a barn, garage or shed for many years. The layers and layers of… more»

Found! The Last Cunningham LeMans Corvette

Though not officially Chevrolet-sponsored, entrepreneur and auto enthusiast Briggs Cunningham entered three Corvettes in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans Grand Prix of Endurance with the support of Chevrolet engineers and Corvette icon Zora Arkus-Duntov. Two of the… more»

Story of a Field Find: Two Classic Chevrolets

Unlike so many reports here on Barn Finds, this is not a critique of a car for sale but the story of two cars that were rescued, with one of them currently undergoing a complete restoration. First is a… more»

Big Red Discovered! Turbine Powered Ford Trailer

It’s amazing to think of how many iconic vehicles have been lost, but also how many have been re-discovered years later. The original Bullitt Mustangs are a great example of this, especially given the actual chase car and one… 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»

Throwback Thursday: David’s Big Ol’ Barn Cat

Over the years, we’ve featured some really incredible stories and finds. With so many new readers joining us, we thought it might be fun to repost some of our favorite past finds. This week, we are taking another look… more»

Reunited! 1957 Chevrolet Finds Previous Owner

Many Barnfinds readers lament “the one that got away,” usually decades after selling a car that held sentimental value or appreciated immensely after they sold it. This 1957 Chevrolet coupe in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada caught the eye of Adam… more»

They Are Still Out There! 1957 Chevrolet 150

We love seeing the barn finds that our readers discover! This find comes to us from Larry B in Angleton, Texas. He actually sent us his find via mail, with physical photos! It was an awesome surprise, when was… more»

Lake Lucerne Discovery: 1954 Porsche 356 Pre-A

Every few months, a quick search for things like “cars underwater” can yield some pretty fascinating material. Most of the time, it’s just about a town dredging a local waterway, but every now and again, some solid gold appears… more»

The Witt Kitt Barn Find Update!

Back in March of 2018, we featured one fantastic barn find, which you can read about here. A 1957 Corvette that had been used as a drag car by Larry Witt back in the ’60s. After a few years… more»

14 miles! Dealer Stock 1976 Ford Thunderbird

Never titled, never sold, and never prepared for sale, this 1976 Ford Thunderbird in Brandon, Mississippi sat 44 years at a now-retired Ford dealership before its discovery by Auctioneer J.D. Pass. Presumably going to the highest bidder at some… more»

Australian Hot Rod: Battered 1967 Toyota 2000GT

It’s well known by now that the Toyota 2000GT is one of the foremost collector cars on the marketplace, and has been for years. Built-in exceedingly limited numbers in collaboration with Yamaha, it was a watershed moment when Toyota… more»

Awesome Garage Find: 1974 Volkswagen Type 181

For those of you that don’t know your VW nomenclature, the Type 181 is most commonly known as the Thing. And over the past few years, these unique little rigs have become quite popular. Finding one in solid shape… more»