A visit to the Jack Sisemore RV MUSEUM * Amarillo, Texas * 2019

A visit to the Jack Sisemore RV MUSEUM * Amarillo, Texas * 2019
May 19, 2019 Toni Miltenberger

I always wanted to visit the Jack Sisemore RV Museum in Amarillo, Texas — for quite a few years anyway. We road tripped to Kansas to pick up a part for our 1936 Ford pickup truck. Chuck surprised me with a side trip to the museum on our return home. Yes! it fulfilled my expectations and more . . . situated inside Jack’s RV dealership, TRAVELAND. This small but efficiently utilized space held a welcoming and hands-on exhibit worth every moment of our time spent there. Not only were there vintage trailers hanging from the ceiling/walls and stationed on the floor, but there were cases of various collectible items and a notable exhibit of one of a kind, historic motorcycles. Posted signs simply and expertly explained the origin or history of the displayed items. Many had been owned by family members and locals — very personalized.

Here’s a small sampling to enjoy:
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1941 Westcraft Pullman Trailer:
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Before the Westcraft restoration —
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Numerous street bikes and motorcycles were on display:
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We were excited to view The Oldest Airstream built from Airstream’s DIY plans; which actually made it on the road in 1937:
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1967 VW Bus:
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1948 Flxible Bus
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1936 Alma Trailer:
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1937 Kozy Kamp Tent Trailer:
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1975 Itasca Motorhome:
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1970 Avion Camper:
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1973 Winnebago:
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1946 Tear Drop Kit:
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1973 Tow Low Trailer:
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1976 Argosy:
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1966 Kenskill:
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1962 Airstream:
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1973 Starcraft:
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1976 FMC Motorhome:
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1955 Airstream:
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1953 Fleetwood:
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More reminiscing and stepping back in time:
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hanging from the ceiling  just in case you didn’t notice in some of the previous pictures:IMG_1610 IMG_1612

As we left and walked through the parking lot, one last vintage trailer (Avion) picture:
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And a very special moment for us:
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Hope you enjoyed your visit to this “must see” museum!!!