Military

30 Years In A Barn: 1961 M422 Mighty Mite

Even though it has been repainted, this 1961 M422 Mighty Mite manufactured by AMC was formerly a Marine vehicle and it was originally olive drab. It can be found here on Craigslist in Chloride, New Mexico. The seller is… more»

Aim High: 1965 Ford F-100 Stepside

“Off we go, into the wild blue yonder, Climbing high into the sun..”.. Try getting that song out of your head now. This is a former Air Force truck – a 1965 Ford F-100 Stepside. It can be found… more»

War Time Shorty: 1941 GMC Radio Truck

If you desire a rare and unique “Cab Over Engine” truck, then look no farther as this war time ’41 GMC Radio Truck is about as rare as you can get in the COE world. Having last run in… more»

Head-Turning Hauler: 1968 Belly Tank Trailer

Sometimes a vehicle without an engine really draws my eye, this is one of those cases. This is listed by the seller as an “Unspecified 1968 Belly Tank”, but it’s basically a custom belly tank trailer for a motorcycle…. more»

Ex-Marine 1985 HMMWV “Humvee” H1 Slant Back

Before the civilian “Hummer,” there was the M998 Series High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, pronounced “HumVee”). This particular 1985 HMMWV served the Marines for some time before entering civilian service. Currently located in Lompoc, California this early Humvee… more»

Americans Drive Jeeps: 1942 GPW

America started off World War II in a bad way.  Our peacetime armed forces were woefully unprepared for a global conflict.  The military had spent the years following World War I with little funding, and a budget that allowed… more»

War Time Warrior: 1941 Dodge WC-6 Command Car

By 1941, World War II was already two years old and was about to ramp up with the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December of that year. During most of the war, the American auto industry was transitioned into… more»

Made in St. Paul, MN: 1942 Ford M20 6×6

One of my favorite George Carlin skits is where he says, “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” You won’t have to worry about… more»

New Daily Driver: 1971 M-792 Gama Goat

Your new daily driver is this 1971 M-792 Gama Goat. Traffic jam? Slow left lane driver? You get the idea. This traffic monitor is on eBay with a current bid of $2,500 but the reserve isn’t met and there are almost… more»

Mighty Marine: 1962 AMC M422A1 Mighty Mite

Here’s a rare one: a 1962 AMC M422A1 Mighty Mite. It’s located in Vista, California and is on eBay with an unmet opening bid of $12,500! That’s a mighty price but these are mighty rare.

Mystery Hauler: 1950 Military Truck

The seller of this big old military truck claims it is a GMC “deuce and a half.” However, when I saw this truck, which is located in Durham, Connecticut and for sale on craigslist, I thought this might be… more»

Tough Trike: 1960 FN AS 24 Paratrooper Trike

This is a bit of history here, although I guess all of the things shown on Barn Finds are a bit of history. This unusual vehicle is a 1960 Fabrique Nationale AS 24, a paratrooper’s trike that was used… more»