Decades ago, someone drove this ’65 Galaxie 500 XL, drove it hard, listening to eight cylinders banging away in a 352-cubic-inch block. No longer. The V-8 i is gone, the car resting in red dirt on a forgotten stretch of U.S. 1. Norlina, N.C., 435 miles northeast of Atlanta.
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No. 107: Time’s Arrow
A 1940 International pickup is a rusty reminder that time takes a toll on everything.Royston, Ga., 85 miles north of Atlanta.
No. 106: Cruising 17
No. 105: An Old Hooker
No. 104: Isn’t That Special?
No. 103: See the USA, in Your Chevroleeeet…
This orange behemoth once pushed snow for the Alpine Motel. It looks sort of Jeepish, but I don’t know. Gearheads, what say you? It awaits another blizzard in West Yellowstone, Mont., 1,930 miles northwest of Atlanta. (Photo by Junkyard Correspondent Jordan Shenefield)
No. 102: A Doodle-What?
Agrarian Edition No. 7: Rusted, Busted, a Machine Once Trusted
No. 101: What’ll It Be?
Whoever owns the remains of this ’67 Ford Galaxie 500 Ranchero is so proud of it that he’s left his engine on view for passersby to admire. What is it, gearheads? A 289? 390? 428? Blairsville, 90 miles north of Atlanta.