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Barstow, California: Vehicles from Hell

Mad Max-style vehicles made from wreck parts were the personal collection of the late proprietor of a body shop. They were constructed by Ed and Greg Parker and some have appeared in cheesy collapse-of-civilization SF films shot in the region.

30939 E. Hwy 58, Barstow, CA
I-15 exit 186. Drive west for 1.5 miles on Old Hwy 58, about 200 yards down the street from the drive-in movie theater on corner of Old Hwy 58 and Soap Mine Rd. Displayed behind a fence.
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Vehicles from Hell.

Vehicles from Hell

Vehicles from Hell -- still there, November 2022.

[Fritz Crawford, 11/17/2022]

Vehicles from Hell.

Vehicles from Hell

The Vehicles from Hell are still there! Worth checking out, the vehicles are so cool!

[Jen Bodhi, 08/03/2019]

They don't seem to have moved over the last decade.

Vehicles from Hell

They are still there! In all their gory glory! I don't know where the previous poster was looking, but these haven't moved at all and are easily seen from the road. The map pin is correct. Just look for the Shady Lane RV sign on the same corner. Unfortunately, the "cars" are behind a barbed-wire chainlink fence, with a menacing but misspelled warning about the "Gaurd Dog."

[Craig, 04/08/2018]

Vehicle from Hell.

Vehicles from Hell

They were absolutely still there when I was road-tripping from Vegas back to North Hollywood after Labor Day weekend. I have spent ridiculous amounts of time trying to figure out if they were created for Wasteland, which is held a few miles west of there. I'm glad to have found this site to explain them.

[Karina Wright, 01/28/2016]
Vehicles from Hell

This is no longer here. Nearby are a few fun things. A welding shop with old Route 66 gas signs and a place called Dickey's Mountain, but the cars are gone.

[Linda, 08/09/2015]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Fast Food Fake Train StationFast Food Fake Train Station, Barstow, CA - 2 mi.
World's Oldest Del Taco - OperatingWorld's Oldest Del Taco - Operating, Barstow, CA - 2 mi.
Route 66 MotelRoute 66 Motel, Barstow, CA - 3 mi.
In the region:
Calico Ghost Town, Yermo, CA - 7 mi.

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