Merrill's Junkyard in Piedmont

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Merrill's Junkyard in Piedmont

Post by vw57drvr on Fri Apr 04, 2014 1:58 pm

Anyone remember this place? It has been a few years since I have been out there, but he had more foreign and odd cars than I have ever seen. I was thinking about going out there to look for parts, but when they wouldnt answer the phone, I figured I would check out google earth. Looks like ALL of the cars are gone! Can anyone confirm this? Or is google earth leading me astray?
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Post by Gabass on Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:36 pm

Google maps shows some cars across the street but it looks like it's pretty much done.
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Post by vw57drvr on Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:43 pm

Thats a shame. They had a lot of VW's. Lots of good parts left for split busses. Most of the cars were collected by the old man. I wonder if he passed away and the son crushed it all.
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Re: Merrill's Junkyard in Piedmont

Post by mrfeather on Sat May 31, 2014 4:14 pm

There use to be a good size one going up to Ellijay I want to say it was near Hwy 5 on the right. Don't know if they are still there have not been that way in 30 years or so.
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Post by bakertim2 on Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:25 pm

I drove by there first of last month. It is definitely fewer cars there now. I know that Chadd bought a bunch of stuff from him last year.
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Re: Merrill's Junkyard in Piedmont

Post by ASBug on Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:56 pm

mrfeather wrote:There use to be a good size one going up to Ellijay I want to say it was near Hwy 5 on the right. Don't know if they are still there have not been that way in 30 years or so.
Gone about 15 years now...
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