Monthly Archives: February 2017


Del Rey is the featured brand! 1

Del Rey http://tincantourists.com/wiki/doku.php?id=del_rey Manufacturer Information Del Rey (Not Del Ray) started in Bill Overhulser’s garage in the late 50’s as “Lil’ Camper” and then later changed to “Le Safari”. Airstream already had the name registered (Le Safari) so dad chose the name Del Rey, Spanish for “Of the King”. Nicknamed […]


Vintage Trailer Key Chains

Rene Perret does custom vintage trailer key chains that we think you’ll love! You need to  specify Trailer make (This will be printed on the front), Color choices are: Turquoise with Black or white lettering Red with Black or white lettering Orange with Black or white lettering Black with White lettering […]


Meet Sylvia and Larry Bell

Sylvia and I noticed a little Airstream trailer for sale in Chatham Ontario, close to where we lived. I mentioned to her that I heard that they were a well made trailer and that perhaps we should consider camping to replace our boating lifestyle. We contacted the owner and two […]


Is it a Vintage ‘Trailer’ or a Vintage ‘House Trailer’ or a Vintage ‘Mobile home’ or a vintage ‘Trailer Coach’?

By Tim Heintz (History Lesson 🙂 ) I have been getting a lot of messages and emails asking what the difference between a vintage ‘Trailer’, Vintage ‘House Trailer’, Vintage ‘Mobile home’, vintage ‘Trailer Coach’? Well basically historically they were all the SAME THING…..simply put….TRAILERS. Even the industry was unsure if […]