1950s Pickups Take to the Big Stage
Al Rogers

Al Rogers, the Lensman

  2014 goes down as a breakout year for the classic pickup truck at the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s. My yearly car show/event coverage includes several concours d’elegance shows around the country. Usually things kick off with the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Florida in early March. This year was no exception. I made my way to the event with a plan to cover the show and focus on the 10 Packard dream cars from the Ralph Marano … Read the rest of the story…

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

junkyard

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…

1935 International C-1 Owner Interview – 2014 Vintage Truck Show
Erin McCarty

1935 International C-1

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 Lloyd Boyer of Rockford, Ohio, tells us about his 1935 International C-1. 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 next … Read the rest of the story…

Prime Cuts from the Springfield Meet Market
Bill Holder

swap-meet

Every Labor Day weekend, the Cars & Part Springfield (Ohio) Swap Meet and Car Show, held at the Clark County Fairgrounds, addresses everything automotive—old and new, big and small. The event always brings a number of used, and ofttimes abused, vintage trucks. Owners gave a number of different explanations about why they were letting their vehicles go, such as “it’s too much work” or “too much money,” or “my wife’s mad because I bought it,” and many others. Whatever the reason, here are six … Read the rest of the story…

International L-110 – A Yellow Tale
Erin McCarty

51 ihc

The 1951 International L-110 that appears in the September/October 2014 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Bob Roelofs who purchased the half-ton shortbox at an estate auction. As the founding member of the West Michigan Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society, Bob has been involved with trucks for over fifty years. He has been an AHTS member for over 20 years – and has led his chapter for the past 12–14 years. … Read the rest of the story…