Vintage Truck on the Radio
Patrick Ertel

Classic Car Garage radio interview

A couple of weeks ago, Vintage Truck publisher and editor, Patrick Ertel, gave an interview to Classic Car Garage’s radio show about the vintage truck hobby. We are very proud to be consulted to share our thoughts and information about the hobby. If you have some time, take a listen to the 9-minute interview.   … Read the rest of the story…

March Shows Are Back in Full Swing
Karen O’Brien

The Eventer

Don’t let those frigid temperatures fool you—spring really is right around the corner, and there are a lot of events happening in March. It seems like everything except cruise nights are back in full swing across the country, and you won’t have to look far from home to find a great weekend event. Roanoke, Virginia Head over to the Berglund Center (710 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24016) on March 6–8 for the 35th Annual MDA Car Show. Hosted by the … Read the rest of the story…

1968 Dodge A100 Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Erin McCarty

1968 Dodge A100

During the 13th Annual Vintage Truck Show on August 2, 2014, we interviewed several truck owners about their vintage vehicles. We learned a lot of neat information and heard many interesting stories. In this video, truck owner John Steiner of Marion, Ohio, tells us about his 1968 Dodge A100. We have more videos to come, so keeping checking the website for the latest video from VT TV. If you missed this year’s truck show, be sure to bring your old truck to the … Read the rest of the story…

Slipped Under the Radar… Until Now
Joe Sharretts

junkyard

It’s amazing how if you don’t call every single salvage yard within 200 miles of your home, the one you missed is almost certainly the one you are looking for. Years ago, I undertook such a project, and, after several yards told me that there was nothing in the area at all anywhere, I gave up on the Pottstown area of Pennsylvania. Also, Pottstown is only about an hour from where I lived, so I figured that if there were … Read the rest of the story…

Buick Roadmaster – The Buick Plant Pickup
Patrick Ertel

40_buick

The 1940 Buick Roadmaster that appears in the March/April 2015 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was built specially for use within the Flint plant and is owned by Marvin Stephenson. Historian Gary Hopcraft discovered that this particular pickup was able to escape destruction on more than one occasion, first from a salvage yard and later from a fire in the building where it was being stored. … Read the rest of the story…

20 Years A Watchdog
Al Rogers

Al Rogers, the Lensman

Some people rely on an old four-legged guard dog. However, a clever muscle car owner in Georgia relies on his weathered four-wheeled pickup truck to protect access to his prized possession. In early January of this year, I received a phone call from a good friend, Jason Thompson. He’s a car and truck enthusiast from Tennessee. Our friend Floyd Garrett, owner of Floyd Garrett’s Muscle Car Museum in Sevierville, Tennessee, had a lead on a significant muscle car barn find. … Read the rest of the story…