Trucks and More

As many of you know, Minter’s Farm is a home for all things rusty. Some things run and some things sit. But all things here have a sentimental value that makes them irreplaceable. Each one of us have adapted some sort of love for an old, loud 4-speed flatbed here at the farm, but it’s not always about the trucks. There are many toys here at the farm… from tractors to engines, and cars to trucks; nothing goes unloved here at the farm! And in his love of all things rusty, Rick has decided to do a periodic blog to keep everyone up to date on his progress. Check out the posts that will tell you what is going on here at the farm and what is happening with these old relics too.

Rusty Relics: Back in action!

Rusty Relics: Back in action!

Years ago, a friend gave me a flat bed body that came off a pick-up truck.  I didn’t have an immediate use for it, so when my friend Ken Scurry asked if he could have it to put on his truck, I said OK, with one provision. If he ever decided to get rid of the bed,...

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Rusty Relics: New life to an old favorite

Rusty Relics: New life to an old favorite

  At first glance, this rusty old truck might seem to be just another hunk of old iron.  In reality, it’s a piece of Fayette County history.  According to Travis Hardy, who appreciates old tractors, cars and trucks as much as anyone around, this 1955...

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Rescued from the Junkyard

Rescued from the Junkyard

 This battered old 1971 Ford F350 has been a fixture around south Fayette County since back in the 1990s, when the late Bub Carden bought it. It was passed on to his son Frank, who used it up until about a year ago when a major fire under the hood put it out of...

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