"If it's got some steel and some wood on it, there it is," said Dennis Baker, editor of the New Century Collector, which covers the Utah antique market.
Barker has been in the antique business for 25 years and previously owned his own store. He said mechanical items, things made of steel, old tools, hunting collectibles and old sports equipment are popular and bringing cash to those willing to part with it.
"It's the whole 'man cave' kind of idea," he said. "There are a lot of things in people's attics or garages that are only 30, 40 or 50 years old that are widely collected."