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Junkyard Packard photo
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Snake Oiler
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Somewhere in a NJ wrecking yard.
A pic from wrecking yard thread on another site.

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Posted on: 7/28 13:58
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Re: Junkyard Packard photo
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Well, at least the motor and differential were made use of - maybe.

I remember cars being junked for the differentials to keep a preserved car mobile. After that it would either be available for free, cut up, or given to the local scrapper. We would throw a 50 gallon drum under it so it could be towed away to the junkyard.

Billy Hirsch used get the occasional call about a garaged car for $50 bucks or so. One day he brought in a 50 sedan (3 spd OD) that would have cleaned up really well. The interior was near perfect, but in those days it wasn't worth paying us to get it running. It went somewhere.

That's when Packard's were fun.

One call that came in was for a 31 Cadillac. "Does the top go down?" "No" so it was passed on. Turned out to be a special order fixed place convertible sedan that was running and driving. Mechanical brakes don't go bad from sitting.

Posted on: 7/28 19:46
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Re: Junkyard Packard photo
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Not sure if this pic has been posted here before?

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Posted on: 7/29 7:56
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Photo by this writer taken in the early 1970s at a junkyard in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

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Posted on: 7/29 8:54
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Re: Junkyard Packard photo
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Leeedy
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Quote:

Snake Oiler wrote:
Not sure if this pic has been posted here before?


I took that photo in the 1970s and the copyright to use it belongs to me.

Posted on: 8/1 12:42
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Re: Junkyard Packard photo
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Snake Oiler
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Umm,found pic on random thread.
Thought it would be of interest here.
Mods please delete thread

Posted on: 8/3 1:17
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Old car still looks pretty straight from just looking at it .

Posted on: 8/3 10:56
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Here's a few more which I hope are entertaining. The 1st image is a 1934 Packard Eight, as is one of the cars in the 2nd image. 3rd image is a 1930 Model B Pierce-Arrow. Sorry I can't credit the photos, but not mine.

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Posted on: 8/5 18:01
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