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A car is loaded into the crusher at Hillard Auto salvage.

Last call for parts at Hillard Auto Salvage in Michigan

Hillard salvage yard maintains stock of 1940-70s cars, but they’re going fast By Mike Buller, Vintage Chevrolet Club of America member Hillard Auto Salvage is crushing what is left of 66 acres of cars from the 1940s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.  I have been there five times in the last two weeks collecting stainless...

Displayed out front, this 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle SS hardtop advertised for sale was a calling card to the yard. The Super Sport’s $3,200 price includes a factory tach, four-speed manual transmission and a clear title.

LVAR salvage yard parks Model T’s to street rods

The pursuit of diversity has served Dan Barkley and his wife, Dee, well for 30 years as the operators of Little Valley Auto Ranch (LVAR) in Belton, Texas. The 10-acre property houses 500 vintage salvage vehicles, restoration shop and collector car sales outlet.

French Lake Auto Parts: ’50s Finds Galore

Last Friday, I went to one of my top five favorite places: French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This 100-acre salvage yard always has a great selection of early iron that ranges in the thousands of cars, and the inventory  is continually changing. Owners Floyd and Skip Nolan keep unearthing new stashes...