We have all heard those piercing words at some point in our
day-to-day hunts for these classics vehicles, sometimes we get
lucky but more often than not we are told to check back later.
That later turns into years, years into decades and before you
know it, that once rust-free project sitting behind the barn is
beyond repair and sadly a photo is all that remains of what was
once a high hope.
Rusty Rides is a combination of
galleries dedicated to these photo snapshots and creating a lasting
legacy for these once proud pieces of iron. Enjoy the photos and
stories inside these pages, many of the vehicles are gone forever,
hauled off to the jaws of doom. Have a photo of a rusty ride you
would like to see in the galleries? Send your photos, along with a
brief description of the picture to:
These once shining gems served as family commuters, Friday night movie cruisers,
grocery getters and everything else in-between. Harder yet to imagine is that at
one time a proud new owner drove these classic beauties off the showroom floor.
You can chop it, channel it, lead the seams, toss the fenders, un-cork
the pipes, or replace the old flathead with some Olds power, whatever nostalgic
modification you want to make, these old potential hot rod pictures will get your
Ready for work! Trucks get used, and in some cases hard, though once retired
they often find themselves beacon's of the surrounding landscapes and in some cases
filled into the landscape, as evident by some buried truck photos inside this gallery.
Take a trip down memory lane when gasoline was $0.50 cents a gallon, the
attendant washed your windows and checked your oil and yes, you raced an old
warn out Auburn Speedster on a dirt track in your hometown!