Antique Truck Graveyard

Antique Truck Graveyard #1

Photo Spot Summary

Country: United States

Category: Automotive

State: Virginia

City: Columbia

GPS Latitude: 37.681007

GPS Longitude: -78.203400


The map directions will take you directly to the main office. Remember this is a private business, so be sure to ask permission before wandering around.

Photo Spot Details

The location’s name is P L Duncan Trucking Inc, but the photo spot consists of a few acres of land, on which you’ll find dozens of antique trucks from all different manufacturers. REMEMBER this is private property, so be sure to stop by the main office and ask permission to walk the grounds. The gentleman that owns the business was not 100% excited about my request at first. I offered him $20 as a “day pass”, but he let me walk around for free under the condition that I “don’t go into any of the vehicles”. I’d ask that you offer the same as a gesture of courtesy.

Best Times & Gear

Any time of day would be fine, but earlier or later in the day will give you warmer, more dramatic tones which will enhance the rusted subject’s color. Definitely bring a tripod as there are a number of poorly lit sheds which house a good number of the nicer vehicles.

Antique Truck Graveyard #2
NIKON D610 + 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 32mm, ISO 100, 1/1250, f/2.8
Antique Truck Graveyard #3
NIKON D610 + 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 32mm, ISO 100, 1/200, f/2.8
Antique Truck Graveyard #4
NIKON D610 + 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 42mm, ISO 100, 1/320, f/5.6

Reader Interactions


  1. Dan Beardsley
    November 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm


    Nice work, I actually have a home not far from Colombia and will be moving back in a few months. I may have to check it out. Colombia is one of those little towns that have, ah, past it’s prime. Thanks for sharing.


  2. shannon smith
    June 25, 2015 at 12:36 pm

    Nice images here

  3. Michael Colman
    June 25, 2015 at 11:59 am

    This looks amazing

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