Field of Dreams: Vintage Ride

Treasure trove of old cars gets new start in Midwest corn field.
1:40 | 09/29/13

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shoulders. THESE CARS FROM THE '50s AND '60s LEFT IN A CORNFIELD IN Nebraska, but not forgotten. Tonight, in fact, these classics are about to hit the road, decades after they were supposed to. Here's abc's rob nelson. Reporter: Despite decades worth of dirt, dust and grime, this nebraska field is definitely no junk yard. But rather, a treasure trove. Hundreds of vintage american cars, some barely driven, others still covered in factory plastic, all of them up for auction. How often do you see 50-year-old car that's still new? Reporter: Car enthusiasts from around the globe have descended son the tiny town of pierce, nebraska, for a chance to grab the wheel of automotive history. 500 classic chevys from the '50s, '60s, AND '70s. From an era long gone. A lot of these cars, I had owned, I've driven. I had them when they were new! Reporter: It turns out these cars were all left over from a new closed chevy dealership. Ray and milldred retired in 1996. Many of the vehicles were put into storage, either in a warehouse or in this field, if they didn't sell in the first year. Been sitting for 50 years, collecting dust. It's just like it came off of the assembly line in 1963. Reporter: This sky blue 1958 cameo pickup has just one mile on the odometer and sold for a cool $140,000. This 1955 chevy 150 fetched more than 50 grand. And this 1963 impala sold for $97,000. It will make a nice old car. Reporter:50 years later, finding new owners. Rob nelson, abc news, new york.

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