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: [email protected] .