Salvage Yard Ron

Kansas salvage owner observes 50 years in business

OCW ‘salvage hound’ Ron Kowalke does it again. He finds a Dodge City salvage yard whose owner of few words has a yard full of old vehicles that speaks volumes about his 50 years in the business. More »

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A-1 Salvage: New Mexico yard lives up to A-1 billing

Old Cars Weekly’s long-time readers are treated to a return visit to A-1 Auto Salvage, Roswell, New Mexico. More »

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Junkyard treasures in Kansas

The Junkyard Dog has been out roaming the country again. This time, The Dog, aka Ron Kowalke, turned up in the northwest corner of Kansas, where he found that Wagoner & Sons Colby Wrecking Yard has anchored the local business landscape for almost 70 years. More »

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‘Junkyard Dog’ Ron Kowalke strikes again

Ron Kowalke, aka "The Junkyard Dog," loves salvage yards. We mean, he REALLY loves salvage yards. Frankly, he loves them a little more than a grown man should. So Ron was pretty much as close as he’s going to get to heaven here on Earth recently when he showed up at Klinger’s Auto Parts in Pine Grove, Pa. More »

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