AUGUST 2014 FALLEN STARS: HIDDEN TREASURE IN A MINED OUT SALVAGE YARD

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imgp9915Most auto wreckers have drastically modified their business plan so the really old stuff is long gone.

The vintage iron becomes a victim of time, enviro-cops, space limitations and metal prices.

Simply stated, you can’t wait ten years for one guy to come in for a ’58 Mercury front bumper when there are thousands of guys who want a 2009 Dodge truck fender.

That’s the reality of the auto recycling game.

There are pockets of gold in some yards and Alix Auto Wreckers in Alix, Alberta Canada is a great example because they still have a few classics kicking around their property.

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They even have a number of retired tow trucks in the yard and there were many unique old pieces in the mix.

Hidden treasure…

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