Class of 1990 Trucks Become Classic
Rich Truesdell


What defines a classic? In music, it’s a song that’s iconic, a song you still remember the first time you heard it, and sometimes, the person you were with at the time—especially if you find yourself still married to that same person. In the case of automobiles, it is when a model reaches its 25th birthday that in many states you can apply for classic or heritage license plates. By this standard, trucks, pickups, and SUVs from 1990 have reached … Read the rest of the story…

B&L Auto Salvage Has Got the Good, Old, and Odd
Joe Sharretts


For our first of many salvage yard profiles, I have decided to begin with B&L Auto Salvage located in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. This is not one of those yards that you will see all over the Internet, or advertising in every magazine. It is a very small yard located way off the beaten path known only by the locals, but there you will find a great collection of unusual pieces. B&L was started back in 1960. It is currently owned and … Read the rest of the story…

Welcome to Life in the Yard
Joe Sharretts


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…