This Is What A Rust-Free International Scout Looks Like

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. » 6/10/12 11:00am 6/10/12 11:00am

Here's Proof Rust Free International Harvesters Once Existed

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. » 5/06/12 2:00pm 5/06/12 2:00pm

1972 International Travelall Is One Dangerous Ebay Find

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. » 2/18/12 9:00am 2/18/12 9:00am

Your chance to own John Wayne's custom 1966 International Travelall

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… » 10/08/11 2:00pm 10/08/11 2:00pm

Inactive International

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. » 7/30/11 12:30pm 7/30/11 12:30pm

Why buy a car when you can buy an International Scout?

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… » 7/16/11 9:00am 7/16/11 9:00am

What is the perfect summer car?

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? » 5/28/11 4:00pm 5/28/11 4:00pm

The International Scout Fights Back Against Ordinary Car Warranties

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. » 11/06/10 1:30pm 11/06/10 1:30pm

Wisconsin Thresheree Brings Out The Ancient Engines

While I was paying homage to my Midwestern roots a couple weeks back, I did more than just drink Leinies and go to a classic Door County Peninsula drive-in. Vintage farm tractor show! » 9/04/10 5:00pm 9/04/10 5:00pm

1967 International Harvester Scout

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. We've seen quite a few Scouts in Alameda, but this one's older than all of them. » 8/21/10 9:00am 8/21/10 9:00am

Why Yes, That Is A Turbine-Powered Ford T-Bucket

Let's review what's going on here: This is a Model T. It's powered by a Boeing T50/Model 502 gas turbine, the same thing the government once put in helicopters and anti-submarine drones. Now you can buy it on eBay. Gah! » 3/05/10 9:00am 3/05/10 9:00am

Be a Good Scout for $8,500!

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. » 2/01/10 7:00am 2/01/10 7:00am

1979 International Harvester Scout II

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! » 11/07/09 9:00am 11/07/09 9:00am

Celebrating 450 Old Vehicles Down On The Alameda Street: The Non-Big 3…

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! » 7/11/09 10:30am 7/11/09 10:30am

Project Car Hell, Fun With Engine Swaps Edition: Hero Of Billetproof!

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! We haven't done a serious Engine Mix-&-Match PCH for a while, so let's burn! » 6/28/09 11:50pm 6/28/09 11:50pm

1972 International Harvester Scout II

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."
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DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, Rocky Mountain Edition: Golden Hits


This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. I've got Colorado photographs aplenty, so get ready for high-altitude survivors! » 4/19/09 9:00am 4/19/09 9:00am

Murilee's Down On The Street Favorites For 2008

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. » 12/31/08 4:00pm 12/31/08 4:00pm

Once I found the , I figured there'd be no way in hell I'd ever find a cooler street-parked Citroën on the…