Welcome to Life in the Yard
Joe Sharretts

junkyard

Writing the first of any new series of articles always seems to be the tough one, so I am going to do my best to introduce all of you to the world of the vintage truck salvage yard. In this first blog post, I will simply go over where to find vintage vehicles, rules of etiquette while in salvage yards, what types of vehicles we find, and hopefully clear up a few myths in the business. Plus, I will throw … Read the rest of the story…

1971 GMC 4X4 Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Erin McCarty

Jim Lawson’s 1971 GMC 4X4

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 Jim Lawson of Marion, Indiana, tells us about his 1971 GMC 4X4. 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 … Read the rest of the story…

GMC 1002 – Signed & Sealed
Erin McCarty

66 gmc

The 1966 GMC 1002 that appears in the September/October 2013 issue of Vintage Truck was purchased new by Melanie Noah Vincent’s father, Robert, and handed down to Melanie and her husband, Gene Vincent, under the condition that it not be sold. After 20 years of off-and-on amateur restoration, the truck was finally finished in 2012. … Read the rest of the story…

GMC – A Job Well Done
Erin McCarty

55 gmc

The 1955 GMC that appears in the September/October 2012 issue of Vintage Truck magazine was bought by Don Donley to be used as a beater, but instead of driving it around, he took it to Groton Area School in South Dakota so his students could use it for bodywork practice. With the help of Curt Merkel of Curt’s Bodyworks, the students finished the bodywork in May 2011. … Read the rest of the story…