Since A Lot Of Us Are Stuck Inside, Here Are Some Cool Junkyard Cars That Aren't Going Anywhere Either
I can think of a few places where “social distancing” was the norm before our current global pandemic, but the You-Yank-It junkyard is definitely one. I masked and gloved up a couple of weekends ago and paid a visit to my local yard so I could see what treasures might be found. It turns out there were several.
Across the nation, the COVID-19 coronavirus has affected almost all service-oriented businesses, devastating many in its wake. Of course, that’s allowed a lot of DIY businesses to step up and fill certain gaps. If you consider, self-serve gas has long been the norm in many places (sorry, Oregon) and we pretty much are all used to using ATMs rather than tellers at the bank.
One place that’s kind of always been in the netherworld between service and self-serve has been the U-Yank wrecking yard. Well, I’m here to report that, at least in the case of my local yeard, they’ve got this.
Like many businesses in California, they won’t let you into the yard unless you’re wearing some sort of mask. All the yard employees are also masked and they wear gloves, which, if you’ve been to any yard like this you know is de rigueur even in regular times. You also have to stay six-feet apart in the line to pay, although when I was there, the lines were absent. Sweet!
Having not been to the yard in a long while owing to an unseasonably rainy late winter and ...
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