The Car Graveyard

The first weekend in June 2014 I visited my friend Dom in Trochu, Alberta. She's lived there for almost 10 years now and I have been many times to see her. This was the first trip however that I got to go adventuring into the Heavy Metal Auto Wreckers where her fiancee works. 

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Driving up, there's this huge sign pointing you down a curved gravel road. As you approach the shop the road opens up. There's a house to the right and the garage on the left. Looking towards the house you can start to see the drop down into the bad lands beyond. Flat prairie that just falls away, leading to the river below. 

At this point, you can see some cars that are being worked on, etc. It's not until you get on foot and start the trek into the back of the yard that some real old treasures can be seen. We walked around, seeing the biggest pile of tires I've ever seen, along with the largest collection of literal old beaters. It's kinda neat seeing these old big cars, once the height of luxury, desired by so many, now tireless, smashed and overgrown with grass.

It was a spectacular day to adventure and I thank Domy for taking us to see everything! Love you lady! And everyone else, enjoy the pictures!

-Andrea

The Half-Assed Hobbyist

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