Exploring an Antique Junkyard in the Hills of West Virginia

Napier's Auto Parts and Salvage Yard

YouTuber Junkcar Willy explores the backroads and junkyards of Ohio and West Virginia and surrounding areas hunting for antique automotive gems and honey holes of project an part vehicles.

He’d heard of a junkyard, still in operation, over the course of the past 30 years, but it seemed like no one really knew exactly where it was. During another stop on his seemingly endless hunt, Willy ran into old-timer named Phil who is no stranger to hot rodding. The conversation rolled around to the yard somewhere in the hill of WV, and Phil passed Garland Napier’s info along.

Willy rang Garland and while the call was short, the message was “Come On Over”! So Willy saddled up and drove from one back road to another and finally found it…

Napier’s Auto Parts and Salvage Yard

  • 1930 Ford model A
  • 1930 Hupmobile
  • 1931 Chevrolet
  • 1932 Ford Model A
  • 1936 Hudson
  • 1937 Chevrolet Truck
  • 1937 Oldsmobile
  • 1938 Chevrolet
  • 1941 Plymouth
  • 1946 Plymouth
  • 1947 Buick
  • 1949 Chevrolet Truck
  • 1949 Oldsmobile
  • 1949 Pontiac
  • 1950 Plymouth
  • 1951 Chevrolet
  • 1951 Chevrolet
  • 1951 Ford
  • 1952 Plymouth Ambulance
  • 1954 Packard
  • 1955 Lincoln Capri
  • 1955 Plymouth
  • 1956 Ford Truck
  • 1959 Edsel
  • 1964 Ford Truck
  • 1966 Austin Healy
  • 1966 Chevy Corsair
  • 1968 Chevrolet Truck
  • 1971 Chevrolet Truck
  • 1978 Mercury Cougar
  • 1984 Ford Wrecker

Napier’s Auto Parts and Salvage Yard in Wayne County, near Huntington, WV

Garland Napier, now 80 years old but more active than men half his age, has operated his Auto Parts and Salvage Yard operation for nearly 60 years and has amassed more that 1,000 vehicles on his property, most from the 1930s to 1970s.

Many of the vehicles are proper project cars and trucks, while others are simply for parts. He also has several complete cars at any given time that are available for sale. Garland still actively buys, sells, and trades vehicles of all kinds, but mostly antiques.

He’s traded vehicles all over the United States and also runs a towing service that runs 24 hours a day.

Contact Napier’s Auto Parts and Salvage Yard

How To Get To Napier’s Auto Parts and Salvage Yard

From I-64:

  1. Take Exit 1, “Kenova/Ceredo”
  2. Turn Left at end of ramp towards Williamson
  3. Turn Right at Stop sign, go 100 feet
  4. Turn Left at that Stop sign towards US-52
  5. Take this road about 7 miles to Whites Creek Rd
  6. Turn Left onto Whites Creek Rd
  7. Go 10 to 15 miles and turn right at “Napier’s Auto Parts”

More from Junkcar Willy

Junkcar Willy spends a lot of time cruising the back roads looking for long hidden, abandoned, and forgotten antique and classic cars. Follow his travels and discoveries on his YouTube Channel or his Facebook Group where he posts videos and stories of his travels and finds.