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Kay Hottendorff at the wheel of Michel Dovaz' unrestored 1937 Cord 812 SC Custom Berline
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Field of 40's Fords :
Article on a field full of rusty 1940s Fords and other cars.


barnfinds.org
:
Site specialized on US muscle cars. And here a lot of photos from the same guy.

barnfinds.com :
Nomen est omen.

1953 Buick
:
Photos of unrestore Buick with a lot of patina.

Unrestored 1911 Oldsmobile :
Rare classic in wonderful picturesque status of decay sold for 1.65 million dollar.

Ferrari 166MM Barchetta
:
Million dollar desert barn find before and after.

Huff Report
:
Photos of "Diamonds in the Rough".

The last Horch
:
Article on a Horch barn find in Texas (French language).

US car dealer
:
... selling unrestored cars.

British unrestored car forum :
Forum with many photos of derelict / unrestored vehicles..

Blog entry
:
Interesting article on unrestored cars

Barn find photo gallery
:
Various barn find photos on site of British newspaper "The Telegraph".

Various European scrap yards :
Lots of photo from a German photographer.

Unrestored Bugatti racer
in action:
Video:  unrestored Grand Prix Bugatti with a lot of Patina in action.

Rotten collection in Germany :

Video on grandpa Förster's rotten car collection in Northern Germany.

Gullwing Mercedes barnfind
:
1955 Mercedes Benz alloy bodied gullwing coupe found in California after 40 years of garage storage.


Chasseur d'Epaves ("Wreck Hunter") :
Giant thread showing thousands of abandoned cars and barnfinds (French language).

www.sleeping-beauties.de :

"Rust in it's most beautiful form.". Website inspired by the original Sleeping Beauties photos (German language).

The
Tinhunter Archive :
Homepage hunting for old tin (English language).

www.extraordinarycarcollections.com :

Homepage of my friends and co-authors Ard und Arnoud op de Weegh (English language).

Portuguese Barn Find :
Website with photos of the "Portuguese Barnfind" which made the headlines in 2007.

Stunts with classical cars :
Historic video showing stunts with classical automobiles (... and
another one).

Crash 1959 Chevy vs. 2009 Chevy :
Video showing crash between a 1959 Chevy and a 2009 Chevy.

Affordable model cars in barn find condition :
"Maisto Old Friends". My favourite is the 1955 Mercedes Benz 190 SL on the second page.

Bugatti find in the Lago Magiore :
Photos of the Bugatti rescued from the italian Lago Magiore in 2009 after some 70 years on the ground of the lake (text in German language).

Virtual Car Museum :
Website containing a "rust in peace" chapter.

Jay Leno's Garage :
Homepage of US talkmaster Jay Leno, who is a car collector (several Bugattis and Duesenbergs!) and a passionate barnfind hunter. The stories on his Duesenberg barnfinds are really trilling.

Epaves en Liberte :
Wonderful realistic car cemetaries built out of model cars (text in French language)..

Curboys Auto Salvage :
Captain Tailfin's photos of an US salvation yard in Sturbridge, MA. Part 2. Part 3. And Improbcat's photos of the same location.

Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing gardenfind :
Article on King Hussein of Jordania's Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing, rediscovered after decades of outdoor storage in a garden (text in German language).

Mercedes SL found in riverbed :
Article on a Mercedes SL Pagode rescued from the German Neckar river, after 30 years in the mud. Currently the car is used as a display object, e.g. at the 2007 Technoclassica fair in Essen, Germany (text in German language).

1963 Corvette Stingray barnfind :
Photos of an abandonned 1963 Corvette Stingray split windows stored outdoors in Spokane, WA, USA since 1975.

Dreamstime :
Photo portal containing photos of rusty classics (various pages!).


You happen to know other interesting links, dealing with barnfinds, unrestored cars or automotive treasure hunts ?


Don't hesitate to send me an email !
mbwestwood@hotmail.com
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