Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Lucsko, David N., 1976-

Title Junkyards, gearheads, and rust : salvaging the automotive past / by David N. Lucsko
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2016]
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages : illustrations)
Contents The automotive salvage business in America, 1900-2010 : an overview -- Parts, parts cars, and car enthusiasts : the art and practice of direct recycling -- "Arizona gold" : enthusiast-specialty salvage yards, 1920s-2000s -- "Junkyard jamboree" : hunting for treasure in the automotive past, 1950-2010 -- Not in my neighbor's backyard, either : junkyards, gearheads, and zoning and eyesore ordinances, 1965-2010 -- Of clunkers and Camaros : policymakers, enthusiasts, and old-car scrappage, 1990-2009 -- Something old, something new
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Automobile graveyards -- United States.
Automobile wrecking and used parts industry -- United States -- History.
Automobiles -- Parts -- United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421419432 (electronic bk.)
9781421419435 (electronic bk.)