Defending Boise as "Mayberry for computer geeks," noted
Boise personality "Lego-Man" recently purchased a 1969 BMW
his brother spotted "sitting out in the farmer's back
Twenty rusted vehicles sprawled on a weed-choked property 27 miles northwest of
Boise -- including a 1952 Dodge and a 1949 Hudson Hawk. Forgoing the
fifty-year-old Hudson was easy, Lego-Man reports. The 30-year-old BMW resembled
"an incarnation of my first car, a 1967 Datsun 4 door sedan."
"The interior was in good shape, other than the inch of mouse poop all over
With an eye to its re-sale value, Lego-man lovingly transported the found
American classic with a $400 car dolly -- after installing new tires. In a
heart-warming e-mail, Lego-Man recaps his unique assortment of only-in-Idaho
follies. "Put new rubber on the rear and away we went! Right over a
The proud car-owner is now taunting his wife that she is no longer the
household's only BMW owner.
His first stop? The car wash. "We were headed there anyways to vacuum some of
the mouse poop out."