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Junkscape: 1941 and the story of Shorpy- @ShorpyPhotoArchive

Junkscape: 1941 and the story of Shorpy- @ShorpyPhotoArchive

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August 1941. “Conservation. Scrap iron and steel. An automobile graveyard outside Baltimore. Scrapped cars are collected in such yards in every state. Usable parts are stripped from the chassis and the remainder of the car is sent to scrap iron dealers for processing and shipment to steel mills.” Acetate negative by “Danish,” Office for Emergency Management.

The story of Shorpy Higginbotham

Rare glimpse inside Blake’s Auto Salvage | Barn Find Hunter – Ep. 57 – Hagerty

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While in St. George, Utah, Tom Cotter learns of a junkyard with hundreds of solid old cars, where the owner never sold anything and never allowed anyone inside. In classic Barn Find Hunter fashion, Tom makes a few phone calls and sweet-talks his way into Blake’s Auto Salvage. It is indeed a veritable fortress of forgotten cars. Many are only good for parts, but among them Tom finds an R-code Torino, a vintage White 706 tour bus from Yellowstone, and a low-mile Lincoln Continental Mk III. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel! | http://bit.ly/2iooBxJ

Salvage Yard Photos from the EPA Documerica Project — The Old Motor

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The Documerica Project began in the early-1970s after the start of a national movement to clean up the environment, and after President Nixon directed the US government to form the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency.) Over one-hundred photographers were hired by the Agency to document instances of air, water, and ground pollution for study and to…

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