Time Ticks Away On HMV Salvage Yard Find.The G 506 is a desirable truck, especially with the early style … On a recent trip to Kansas, Kowalke made an unplanned stop at C. R. Chevy made about 160,000 of the all-wheel-drive G-506 trucks during WWII. There were a number of different bed configurations that could be installed.
Although pictures can be deceiving, it is obviously missing the rear bed, and looks as if something has been altered on the back. Kowalke reported that the owner of the yard is under pressure to sell as much of the inventory as possible to pay bills. Many of the vehicles that have had parts removed still maintain donor-quality parts, mainly in the way of fender panels and chrome pieces. There is a handful of tow trucks with complete booms, as well as a few dozen big-rig tractors ranging from the 1930s on up, including several blunt-nose Fords that served as haulers for a Joplin, Mo., Hours of operation at the yard are 9 a. m. To contact the yard, call 620-856-3368 or FAX 620-856-2105.