BROOKVILLE — Jack Smith amassed antiques and vintage vehicles for a great deal of his existence, constructing up pretty the collection. He lived along Route 36 with a massive barn on his assets. In that barn he saved his collection of antique vehicles.
The barn were given to be old and the structure no longer as stable as it use to be. It collapsed some months returned with all of the cars inner of it. Jack Smith passed away on September 6 at the age of a hundred.
Before its fall apart and Smith’s passing, there was speak that the American Pickers had stopped at Smith’s at some point of their journey thru Pennsylvania in August. However, no person may want to affirm if the famend television duo of Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz had visited the Brookville vicinity. They visited Clearfield County in 2015 and acquired an antique VW Beetle from a Mahaffey guy.
Smith’s brothers, Dean and Eddy Smith, were looking after the belongings and barn because Jack’s passing. They had been seeking to get a person to help them get to the automobiles underneath the debris of the barn.
They reached out to the American Pickers to see in the event that they would be interested by assisting to get to the vehicles for his or her television show. Originally they’d agreed to return and movie the excavation of the barn for his or her show, and get the vehicles out in the technique. Then plans modified.
Eddy Smith stated the American Pickers will not be those excavating the barn. The show referred to as and desired to trade what had at first been agreed to, so the Smiths said they had been now not fascinated. Eddy says the American Pickers changed from wanting to get all the vehicles out, to best supporting with two.
The Smiths would love to be able to get all the motors out before iciness arrives.
The brothers haven’t heard from the American Pickers in about a month now, so they figure the TV show is not looking to negotiate or to help them anymore. Now they’re attempting to find a person regionally to help them get the automobiles out of the collapsed barn.