Not what a can collector likes to see. The pallets stacked and lined up behind that truck were all crushed cans! The day could only get better from there.
Not far from there I rounded a bend in the road and saw a glorious Big Lots store! I have referenced Big Lots several times before after finding discontinued drinks there. So I stopped and ran inside and sure enough, I walked out with six new cans:
So the day wasn't a total bust. And I'm ready for the next road trip.