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Darrell Dey has been collecting snowmobiles and memorabilia for about 25 years. He enjoys restoring the sleds and building scale models of them, but most of all, he said he enjoys the people he's met through his hobby. Brian Basham/Tribune

Vergas man collects, restores snowmobiles

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Darrell Dey is a self-described hoarder. He is also a collector and tinkerer of many machines.

He started out collecting and restoring old tractors and Maytag washers.


"I needed something for the winters," the Vergas man said.

And thus he started collecting vintage snowmobiles about 25 years ago.

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