Mel's Last Ride in Ol' Blue

The story of 81-year-old Mel Kollmar from Thornton CO who was losing his vision but still yearned for one last ride in Ol’ Blue, his 1958 Ford F-100 that he’d driven for 50 years.

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Erik Light is a storyteller whose curiosity has led him to exceptional people living extraordinary lives. At the end of 2020, he quit his day job, bought an old truck and set out across the country, collecting stories of old iron souls and their deep connection with the families who keep 'em on the road. Rust Bucket Rembrandts is the long-awaited project that marks Erik’s journey towards an extraordinary life of his own.

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