Jerry Porter of Battle Creek, Mich., is this week's Take Us Along winner. He took Michigan Auto & RV along on a trip to Nashville, Tenn., and is shown with the magazine near the entrance of Antique Archaeology.
The business is owned by a man named Mike Wolfe, who has a second location in Le Claire, Iowa. He is seen on TV on The History Channel in the show American Pickers. Many of the items on display in the shop are seen on the show.
American Pickers is a reality TV series that had it's beginnings in 2010. It follows Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they travel around the country looking for items for resale. Danielle Colby runs the office from Antique Archaeology in Le Claire. Fritz is from Savanna, Ill.
Wolfe is the creator and producer of American Pickers. He and his wife, Jodi, have a daughter, Charlie. They live in Leiper's Fork, Tenn., but also have a home in Le Claire.