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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  • 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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  • Galloping Bungalows — Selected Excerpts

    Selected excerpts (1921 – 1988) from Galloping Bungalows by David A. Thornburg, Shoestring Press Inc., Connecticut, 1991: “Indeed motor-camping is the only way in which many people can afford to travel at all.” —Elon Jessup, The Motor Camping Book, 1921 “A census last Sunday on the Daniel Webster Highway of Laconia disclosed that 20 per cent of passenger

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