Although the condition of most remaining examples would suggest International Scouts left the factory already in the process of rusting, this 1963 Scout 80 currently listed on Ebay is proof these early utilitarian SUVs once existed with clean sheet metal.
These days finding a rust-free International Harvester is a nearly impossible task, but as this vintage photo from 1973 shows finding a clean Scout was once as simple as driving down to your local IH dealer.
It isn't exotic or fast, but this 1972 International Travelall is a somewhat rare and very cool reminder of how dangerous compulsively searching the internet for cars can be.
Laying eyes on any International Travelall in excellent condition is a rare treat on its own, but this is far from just any International Travelall. This particular 4x4 was built to late actor John Wayne's custom specifications for use on his ranch. If putting the Duke's Travelall in your garage seems like an…
From the looks of it this old (1959 or 1960) International Harvester Travelall saw some serious work duty before it ended up in this Alabama Junkyard. Without any remaining signage to give us a clue we can only wonder what trade this rare IH was employed in before it retired.
Not only was it small on the outside and roomy on the inside, the 1974 International Scout still had a lot of space for a lot of things. For this reason, it seemed only sensible to replace your compact car, luxury car, or station wagon with an International Scout as demonstrated in this piece of vintage advertising…
Even though the first day of summer is still several weeks away warm temperatures combined with Memorial day weekend have us with summer on the brain. This weekend we want to know what you think is the ideal vehicle for warm weather cruising. What is the perfect summer car?
What's the problem with cars today? According to International Harvester in 1980, the problem was the ordinary car, expressed through some excellent Malaise era frustration. The solution? Why, the International Scout of course.
Boy Scouts do good deeds — like helping old ladies across the street. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a Scout that'll get you across, whether there's a street or not. And it doesn't matter how old you are.
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Lots of Scouts on the island!
We're actually up to 482 Alameda street-parked classics in this series, but I'm still working on chronicling the 450-machine milestone. The Server Hamsters resist in all their maddened rodential fury, but we press on!
Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We might as well call Alameda "Island Of The Scouts."
Every weekday in 2008- except for Christmas Day- we saw another cool street-parked vehicle from the streets of Alameda, California. Now I'm going to share my personal favorite ten DOTS finds of the year.