The appeal of the cars is different for each collector.
For Joe Campbell, his 1969 Road Runner has a deeply personal meaning. He
bought the car new and has owned it since. It was made two days before
his daughter was born. "Not too many people keep them that long," he says
with a smile.
The car cost him $4,200 in 1969, and he estimates it would be
worth $18,000 now.
But the worth of any vintage car is more than just monetary. "It draws a crowd, it has style," John Broussard says of his 1930
He might as well be speaking of any car in the parking
lot of the Silver Diner.