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Rockwood, Ontario, Canada Vintage Wrecking Yard.

Saturday October 23, 2021

My brother Mike and I took in the little know antique wrecking yard in Rockwood, Ontario, Canada and absorbed the oldies there. Hope you enjoy these forgotten jewels of the past. The photos represent about 2% of the cars that are there. Yes it is sad but at least these jewels were not scraped to make jap scrap many years ago. Cheers.

1960's GM bus.

Mid 1970's Chevrolet truck.

1964 Dodge Dart.

1969 Chevrolet Impala.

1968 Chevrolet Impala.

1962-1966 Ford F 100.

1970-1973 Pontiac Lemans.

1974 Chevrolet Caprice Estate wagon.

1970 Chevrolet Impala.

1970 Buick LeSabre.

Chevrolet small block V-8 307.

1968 Pontiac (Canadian model).

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1961-1962 Ford full size.

1961-1962 Oldsmobile 88.

1950's International.

1971-1973 Chevrolet Townsman wagon.

Early 1950's Dodge pick up.

1964 Studebaker (Canadian model).

1960's Bug.

1966 Plymouth Fury.

Early 1960's Chev or GMC pick up.

1964 Pontiac (Canadian model).

1967 Dodge Monaco.

Early to mid 1960's Chevrolet panel truck.

1968-1970 ? Ford Econoline van.

1970-1970 ? Ford Maverick.

1971-1973 Chevrolet wagon.

1966 Pontiac (Canadian model).

Late 70's Dodge pick up and 70's Ford truck.

70's Ford trucks.

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1960-1964 Chevrolet Corvair.

1972-1973 Chevrolet full size.

1966 Pontiac (Canadian model).

1970-1973 Pontiac Lemans.

1961 Buick Lesabre.

Mid to late 1960's Chevrolet van. With custom made extended top.

50's on word tanker.

1973-1976 Chevrolet El Camino.

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air sedan.

1969 Pontiac (Canadian model).

1970's Ford Pinto.

1958 Vauxhall. British built for Canadian GM dealer.

261 in line six cylinder in 1962 Pontiac. (Canadian model).

AMC Pacer.

Late 70's Chevrolet Nova.

1962 Pontiac (Canadian model).

1972-1973 Chevrolet full size.

1969 Chevrolet Bel Air.

1960's International truck.

1962-1963 Ford Meteor.

AMC Pacer.

1970-1973 Pontiac Lemans.


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57timemachine on Oct 23, 2021 said:

Yes a very sad state of affairs but at least these cars were not scraped many years ago to build cheap **** jap cars and products. They are still there as opposed to being gone for future JUNK. I took many more photos than these but my camera goofed up and these are the ones that came up. Cheers.

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Mario on Oct 24, 2021 said:

Amazing George! How many acres do you think are holding these poor vehicles?

So sad that at one time these were new cars and trucks giving their owners wonderful memories and now they're laid to rest.

RIP beautiful Oldies! Cheers.

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57timemachine on Oct 25, 2021 said:

I am not sure of the actual size of the whole yard but it is real easy to get lost if you forget your bearings. It is really more a various number of yards that adjoin one another to make the whole yard. You have to remember various markers or you will be lost in massive maze of old wrecks. Cheers.

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Mario on Oct 26, 2021 said:

What an amazing place to explore! You never know what you're going to find walking around. Great post and if you go back add some more pictures, they're unbelievable! Cheers.

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57timemachine on Oct 24, 2021 said:

I have added some photos. Look at that 1956 Chev that the floor and trunk are the earth. That 56 was there for a very long time. This yard is a haven for photo hogs. There were so many folks there taking serious photos. Cheers.

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Mario on Oct 27, 2021 said:

Thanks for more photos and that 56 Chevy certainly has been there a looooooooong time! Incredible! Post more pis if you can, I love it! Cheers.

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azmusclecar on Oct 31, 2021 said:

Can we play NAME THAT CAR? Some of these had me scratching my head and going what the heck is that?

I won't tell you my score. It's embarrassing. Just when you think you know a lot, you know not much at all. Humbling.........very.

Fun to look at though. Thanks George

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azmusclecar on Oct 31, 2021 said:

Mario, may your very words be used to describe US someday: I just changed the order of words a bit.

So sad that at one time these were wonderful people giving their cars and trucks wonderful memories and now they're both laid to rest.

RIP beautiful Oldies! Cheers.

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Mario on Nov 8, 2021 said:

Beautiful words Rob, should be on our tombstones instead of "Here Lies What's His Name".

Does this car cemetery accept people too? I wouldn't mind being laid to rest under a 1969 Camaro SS350 4sp. Cheers!

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57timemachine on Nov 2, 2021 said:

I added some more photos of this vintage yard outing. I have thought of maybe adding the years and names of these cars as I know them. Cheers.

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azmusclecar on Nov 3, 2021 said:

Well George I see an AMC PACER....a Pontiac Lemans, Chevy A body, a chevelle, who can miss that Pinto? Pontiac A body, Buick with no top, El Camino, A Maverick....quite a collection

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57timemachine on Nov 19, 2021 said:

A collection of rusting relics but I am glad they are still there. These old rusted gems could have been crushed countless years ago. For now they are still there, resting in peace..... or pieces, I prefer peace. Cheers.

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