Barn Finds

OHC Survivor: 1967 Pontiac Firebird Sprint – Jim O’Donnell @BarnFinds

1967 Pontiac Firebird Sprint Many assume that a Chevrolet Camaro and a Pontiac Firebird are essentially the same car. At their inception in 1967, they were very similar; the difference primarily being the engines and the notable Pontiac proboscis. The… Read More ›

Barn Find Bonanza: This Auction Includes Some 200 Collector Cars – Alex Leanse @MotorTrend

Think about your ideal car collection—how many vehicles could you reasonably live with? It’s probably fewer than this automotive armada of some 200 collector cars in rural Minnesota. Blessed with plentiful acreage and productive crops, a farmer by the name of James… Read More ›

A new Steve McQueen barn find surfaces: the ’79 Pontiac Trans Am from “The Hunter – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Trans Am is Life In 1979, Steve McQueen began filming what became his final motion picture, The Hunter, which tells the fictionalized story of real-life bounty hunter Ralph “Papa” Thorson. While the film’s chase sequences are nowhere near as memorable as… Read More ›

A Conversation with a Reverend Doctor and Car Collector – Tom Cotter Motor City Barn Finds: Detroit’s Lost Collector Cars

By definition, a barn find is a car-guy’s car that’s fallen off the radar of other car guys. They’re vehicles that were stashed away in and on properties that haven’t changed ownership in decades. Of course, Detroit, AKA The Motor… Read More ›

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