Saturday, November 8, 2014

Old Car City USA Tour, Part 2: Museum or junkyard? (video)

Part 2: Old Car City USA tour. The Junkyard Life crew, consisting of, Jody Potter, Ron Kidd and Anthony Powell, continue their mission to see "The World’s Largest Junkyard," also known as Old Car City USA in White, Georgia. We had only 2 hours to cover Dean Lewis' legendary 35-acre, wooded playground of rusty relics (follow us in the video above).
  We found decaying carcasses of wrecked muscle cars stacked like ramshackle woodpiles. 1968 Camaro SS, 1969 Mustang Mach I, 1968 Pontiac GTO, 1973 Dodge Challenger, 1969 Plymouth Road Runner, 1968 Mercury Cyclone and 1972 Pontiac Trans Am examples were just some of the derelict, dream cars discovered beneath the pines in north Georgia. 
  It was impossible for us to see all of the 4,000-or-so, classic cars and trucks from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s along the 6-mile trail.

Price of doing business
  Dean Lewis’ outdoor, automotive museum attracts customers. Dean charges $15 per person. $25 if you carry a camera. Children ages 7 to 12 are $10. Children under 6 years old get in free. 

Museum, eye candy
  Old Car City USA is a treasure trove for those who love hunting classic cars and parts. Discovering models you never knew existed or just admiring a wide variety of automotive designs at your own pace is heaven for junkyard junkies. Witnessing Old Car City in person will definitely get your junkyard dream wheels spinning. 
  If you can’t wait to get home and find your own project car, several complete, restorable classics can be found for sale near the front office at Old Car City. Save the ones in the junkyard for future visitors.   

  Check out the Part 2 video, above, and see if you can spot your dream car in the rough.

Jody Potter
— Junkyard Life

Send photos, junkyard tips and stories to Junkyard Life

No comments: