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Wheels in the grass

1967 Mercury Monterey

1967 Mercury Monterey

On my way to Olean I spotted this 1967 Mercury Monterey sedan parked in the grass on Rt. 16 just south of Machias. A pretty rare find these days. Come to think of it, I don’t remember seeing that many on the road back in 1967, either. Fords, Chevys, Plymouths — they were everywhere. Ford produced 15,177 Monterey four-door sedans for the 1967 model year. Compare that to 130,063 Ford Galaxie 500 four-door sedans made the same year and you can see why you hardly see a ’67 Merc in this rust-prone part of the country some 40 years later. This one, if you’re interested, has a for sale sign on the window.


  • Max Planck

    Jim: enjoy your work. If there’s no one to capture these forgotten treasures, they disappear from memory. You’re helping to prevent that.

  • jim c

    Thanks – I’m having fun with it! – jim c

  • where exactly is this car and how much are they asking for it. Any information would be appreciated thank you

  • Anthony

    If you are interested I have one for sale with 103,xxx mi. in California. It is all original. it is rust free and has beautiful original interior. I just had the org. c6 transmission rebuilt. It has the marauder 410ci V8. I have plenty of pictures to share if anyone is interested. I just posted it on craigslist in Modesto Ca. you can contact me there if you have any questions.