CORYDON, Indiana (WAVE) -- While some may have called it a clunker, something about therusted exterior and the task of restoring the interior, partially eatenby mice and varmints, lured one man.

Dean Sparks purchased the 1959 Chevy Bel-Air at an auction in Nebraska and towed it to Corydon, Indiana.

Oncehis new project was home he began cleaning it out, "Pulled the frontseat out and laying in the midst of all the trash and seat cushions was aletter pretty much to tissue paper state," he said.