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The Search for El Dorado

The Search for El Dorado

Finding Treasure at Rusty Acres

El Dorado is defined in the dictionary as “a legendary city that is supposed to be full of gold and treasure.”... more

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Leroy Drittler - March 07, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Vast Reduction

Vast Reduction

After the Crusher

Porchtown Auto Recyclers, located in Newfield, New Jersey, currently houses over 50 vintage cars and trucks, ranging from a 1940 Chevy to a 1975 Nova.... more

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Joe Sharretts - January 31, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Mississippi Finds

Mississippi Finds

T n T Auto and Recovery

The Mississippi Delta is known for its historic plantation mansions, blues and jazz music, and delicious food, including BBQ, crawfish and fried catfish.... more

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Leroy Drittler - January 10, 2013 10:00 AM - Comments

Parts in Perkasie

Parts in Perkasie

Pennsylvania Place for Picking

These days, it is very rare to find a salvage yard that has been run by the same family for over 50 years.... more

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Joe Sharretts - December 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Otting & Sons

Otting & Sons

A Family Business

According to Tim Otting, his dad Larry started the business 45 years ago.... more

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Leroy Drittler - November 01, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Finding Rare Parts

Finding Rare Parts

You never know what you might see

After working in the auto salvage business near Philadelphia for most of his life, Frank Jakob moved to south central New York and started Borden Bridge Auto Wrecking in 1988.... more

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Joe Sharretts - October 11, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Oklahoma Treasure

Oklahoma Treasure

Hunter’s Corner Auto Sales & Salvage

Benny R. Durrett began Hunter’s Corner Auto Sales and Salvage in 1981 near Checotah, Oklahoma.... more

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Leroy Drittler - September 06, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

B&B Auto Parts

B&B Auto Parts

Mostly Mopar

B&B Auto Parts is a common name.This one, though, is unlike the others in many ways.... more

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Joe Sharretts - August 09, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Open Air Collection

Open Air Collection

A Restorer Who May Sell A Few

The first thing Nelson Bandy will tell you is that he does not have a salvage yard business, even though at first glance it may appear to be one.... more

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Leroy Drittler - July 12, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Zeb's Salvage Yard

Zeb's Salvage Yard

Zeb’s Salvage

Recently, salvage yard owner Mike Kasperek of Tigerton, Wisconsin, told us all about his 2,000-plus vehicle salvage yard.... more

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Story Joe Sharretts / Images Mike Kasperek - June 07, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments