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 was given to be old, and the structure no longer as stable as it uses 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 looked after the belongings and barn because of Jack’s passing. They had been seeking to get a person to help them get to the automobiles underneath the barn’s debris.
They reached out to the American Pickers to see if they would be interested in getting to the vehicles for their television show. Originally they’d agreed to return and movie the barn’s excavation for his or her show and get the vehicles out in the technique. Then plans modified.
Eddy Smith stated the American Pickers would 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 support 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 help them anymore. Now they’re attempting to find a person regionally to help them get the automobiles out of the collapsed barn.