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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

No Picking Allowed

No Picking Allowed

McGaugh Yard Sells Whole Vehicles

Johnie V. McGaugh moved back to Benton County, Arkansas, in the early 1940s. While cars were hard to come by in Arkansas because of the war, they were more plentiful in Illinois and Michigan.... more

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Leroy Drittler - April 26, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Jerry’s Auto Salvage

Jerry’s Auto Salvage

Kentucky Home for Hard-to-Find Cars

Jerry Rodgers started buying cars for his auto salvage business in 1977. As his inventory increased, he also bought more land to accommodate the vehicles.... more

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Leroy Drittler - March 15, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Columbia too Auto Wreckers

Columbia too Auto Wreckers

A Home for Unwanted Cadillacs

In 1968, Nadie and Paul Hill purchased the existing Columbia Auto Wreckers in the town of Port Murray, New Jersey. Instead of changing the business name, they simply added the word “too”, which is the name that has carried through.... more

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Joe Sharretts - February 16, 2012 10:00 AM - Comments

Cagle's Salvage & Auto Crusher

Cagle's Salvage & Auto Crusher

You’ll Get a Giant Greeting

The first thing you see when approaching Cagle’s Salvage & Auto Crusher is a statue of Paul Bunyan holding an axe handle.... more

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

Rossman’s Auto Salvage

Rossman’s Auto Salvage

100 Vintage Cars Survive a Major Crushing

When the value of scrap metal is up, we hear it: “Prices are up. Let’s crush all of these picked over vintage vehicles”.... more

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Joe Sharretts - December 22, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Horn's Auto Sales & Salvage

Horn's Auto Sales & Salvage

50 Years in Business

Leroy Horn is a mild-mannered friendly individual who started Horn’s Auto Sales & Salvage at his home in 1961 as a part-time business. In 1975, he decided to make it his full-time job. Horn lightheartedly recalls that it seems he made more money working it as a part-time business.... more

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Leroy Drittler - November 17, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Maryland’s Hammond Auto Exchange

Maryland’s Hammond Auto Exchange

An Uncertain Road Ahead

Lifelong auto enthusiast George Hammond started his business, Hammond Auto Exchange, in 1971 near the town of Williamsport, Maryland, outside of Hagerstown.... more

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Joe Sharretts - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments

Tennessee’s Denton Auto Parts

Tennessee’s Denton Auto Parts

Taking a Trip to Tennessee

A few years ago, Denton decided to count and number the vehicles in his salvage yard. Along the way, he lost count and really doesn’t know exactly how many vehicles are in the 25-acre yard, but it appears there are at the very least a couple of... more

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Leroy Drittler - September 09, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments

Pennsylvania's B & L Salvage

Pennsylvania's B & L Salvage

A Visit to B & L Auto Salvage

We find that the smaller salvage yards on back roads all over the country are usually worth checking out if you are shopping for old car parts. Recently, we paid a visit to one such yard located in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.... more

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Joe Sharetts - August 19, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments