1965 Chevrolet Truck
1965 Chevrolet truckThis may not be the most desirable generation but it sure looks handsome. I particularly like how the truck’s roof has a type of awning that stretches out in front of and behind the the cab’s frame.

1965 Chevrolet truckNotice with the hood raised how much of the fender goes up with it. It permits greater access to the engine bay. (There are more pictures in the gallery.)

1965 Chevrolet truckThe interior was pretty beat up but the dash panel itself looked to be in okay shape.

Unknown Year International Pickup
International pickup truckI was unable to find any information on this old and disassembled truck. It certainly seems to have survived too long to be rotting in the desert sun.

International pickup truckYou can see some of the other parts of this historical pickup in the gallery.

International pickup truckHere is a picture of the spartan interior. I’m guessing, but could be way off, that the crank in the middle of the dash is to manually operate the windshield wipers.

(Update: the dash-mounted crank operates a vent located at the base of the windshield, on the cowl. Thanks to GMI member balthazar for this tip!)

1953 Chevrolet Bel Air Coupe
1953 Chevrolet Bel Air coupeSeeing cars like this in a scrap yard is painful. But this Bel Air is likely too far gone in all respects to be worth much more than a picturesque object in a flowering field to gaze upon. I can’t imagine the stories it could probably tell.

1953 Chevrolet Bel Air coupeI love the large, chunky detailing of this period.

1953 Chevrolet Bel Air coupeNot much of the interior left on this one. But you can still make out the pastel blue trim that was so popular back then.

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