Wilson County man's old car collection is a sight to behold
A Wilson County man has hundreds of old cars on his property in need of some tender loving care. Our Tar Heel Traveler says here's Studebakers and Hudsons and Packards (oh my), and some amazing stories behind the vehicles. To learn more, contact Ed Everett at (252) 315-5447.
GO TO EZGI.ORG FOR MORE. >>> NEXT, A CAR COLLECTOR. WE FIND OUR TAR HEEL TRAVELER WITH THE STORY OF HUNDREDS OF FORGOTTEN CARS. >> Reporter: MORE THAN 30 ACRES OF EMINENT DOMAIN CARS. IT WAS HIS DAD WHO BOUGHT AND SOLD CARS. GROVER JONES BROUGHT HIS SON ON BOARD. >> HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN SITTING OUT HERE IN THE WOODS? >> SOME OF THEM 20 YEARS, SOME OF THEM 50 YEARS. >> Reporter: THERE ARE OLD BUSES AND TRACTORS AND CORVAIRS. >> WE HAVE 25 OF THOSE. >> Reporter: THEY ARE STILL HIS LIVELIHOOD. >> I BOUGHT A 28 BUICK HERE, 48 HUDSON, A CHRYSLER. >> JUNIOR IS 81 AND STILL DRIVING A FORKLIFT. >> THERE ARE ABOUT 200 CARS UNDER THIS PILE? >> THERE'S A FEW. >> Reporter: AND THERE ARE HUNDREDS MORE IN THE WOODS. >> ARE PEOPLE BUYING THE PARTS OR THE WHOLE CAR? >> WHOLE CAR. >> THESE ARE ORIGINAL PARTS ON ORIGINAL CARS. YOU CANNOT BUY THESE PARTS. >> THESE CARS RANGE ANYWHERE FROM $300 TO $1,000. I BET ALL OF THEM HAVE MORE THAN ONE STORY. >> KEEP GOING. KEEP GOING. KEEP GOING EVERY DAY. TRY TO KEEP GOING. >> WHAT A STORY. WE WANT TO WISH A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO JUNIOR JONES, TURNING 82 TOMORROW. GO TO WRAL.COM FOR MORE AND