Photograph by Carla Sinclair


Located on a quiet street flanked by gigantic shade trees in Burbank, Calif., Mister Jalopy’s garage is like a portal into the past and the future at the same time. It’s fully stuffed from floor to ceiling with vintage tools, car parts, and movie memorabilia he picks up at garage sales.

“I would fill my dream garage with ice cream trucks, carnival rides, Helms Bakery trucks, funeral flower cars, Mercedes-Benz ambulance conversions by Binz, Unimogs, doodlebugs, flathead four-powered log splitters, Cadillac El Caminos, passenger buses from India, Air-streams, Model T fruit trucks, ...

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