Friday, September 24, 2010

Cars in Yards: Kudzu covers classic cars Part 2

More cars in the kudzu. Wrapped in blankets of vines, dozens of cars were uncovered for the first time in decades. We tripped on Buicks and climbed across acres of four door cars trying to find an unaccounted for 1967 Camaro. Take a look at more photos from the kudzu expedition just west of Birmingham, Alabama. Read the story here.
'60 Buick, '59 Impala and '72 Gran Torino to be hauled to a junkyard.

1960 Buick Electra 225, a ship in a sea of kudzu.
1972 Buick Skylark with 4-doors and a painted roof.
1965 Buick Electra 225 convertible - top was new when it was parked.

1965 Buick Electra 225 convertible, that's a fender skirt on the quarter panel.
1962 Dodge Dart, first year for the downsize and one-year-only design, offered with Slant 6 up to the Ramcharger 413 cubic inch engine. It managed to escape the kudzu.

1962 Dodge Dart instrument cluster - dig the Dodge emblem in a pseudo gauge. When style trumped function.
This 1962 Rambler American was tucked under trees shrouded in kudzu.

Emblem on the moldy but complete 1962 Rambler American.
My tour guide, Ron Kidd, tries to pull an invisible 1972 Gran Torino out of the vines.

1965 Rambler Classic Cross Country station wagon – makes a great storage shed.

1965 Rambler Classic Cross Country station wagon – full of hub caps.
Kudzu crosses over this '65 Rambler Cross Country station wagon.
1966 Corvair Monza (front), 1975 Honda Civic hidden near the kudzu forest.
 
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