Historical News Items

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Historical News Items

Here you’ll discover excerpts from old book and magazine articles, pictures, and ads for the purpose of understanding the values and history of the folks that were pioneers in the fields of trailer manufacturing and design.

View and think of it as an educational element; these trailers were not vintage when they were originally built . . .

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  • Huell Howser Archive Museum @ Chapman University

    Chapman University is located at 1 University Dr, Orange, CA 92866 The following information, in italics, is taken from https://blogs.chapman.edu/huell-howser-archives/ The joy that the late TV legend Huell Howser shared with generations of Californians infuses a new permanent exhibit, sponsored by the Automobile Club of Southern California, housed in Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries. The exhibit includes images, text, and artifacts, which

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  • Trailer Life Magazine, May 1954

    Here are a few selected trailer manufacturing advertisements from the May 1954 issue of Trailer Life Magazine. Trailer Life, May 1954, Vol. 14, No. 5 ~ The original painting along with the magazine hangs in our family room. About the cover (quote): The lure of the mobile home is travel and right now the vacation trailer market is booming. The

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  • Vintage Travel Trailer Ads When They Were Not Vintage

    1936 – 1951 Trailer Ads . . . Sampling 1936 Kozy Coach * Trailer Travel Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 1936 (1st issue) 1937 Indian * Trailer Travel Magazine, January 1937 1937 Schult * Trailer Travel Magazine, September 1937     1938 Zimair            1938 Elcar Trailer Travel Magazine, June 1938   1938 Travelo                

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  • 2nd Retro Reunion Annual Bash Lake Havasu Windsor Beach

        NEWS-HERALD Newspaper Article Lake Havasu City, Arizona Saturday, February 6, 2016 Edition Overview page: The gracious and cheerful hosts: Cherri & Mike with their 1952 Viking Chris & Mike in their 1972 Argosy 20′ Sharon & Ron in their 1967 Fleetcraft Ken with his 1935 Masterbilt & 1936 Buick   (For more vintage trailer pictures at Windsor Beach,

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  • 1947 Drexler Coach Advertisement

        1947 Drexler trailer coach advertisement ~ Trailer Travel Magazine, November 1947

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