Doug Keister let us know of the re-release of READY TO ROLL. It has been a bit updated and some corrections made (specifically the Curtis Wright/Curtiss-Wright confusion). Although the pub date isn’t until the end of October, I think it will be out before then. I’m glad it is back in print. I think it… Continue reading Ready to Roll
On an absolutely beautiful morning in sunny Palm Springs a group of volunteers and friends waited in anticipation for the first vintage trailer to roll into the Hilton Hotel parking lot. One by one, as they started to arrive from California, Nevada, Oregon and Utah, the parking schematic I’d spent hours perfecting started to come… Continue reading 2013 Modernism Week Vintage Trailer Show
Here is an email we recently received – kinds words for the TCT and a trailer for sale: I’ve pulled my hair out trying to figure out why my old camper I just bought didn’t have the “Wings” like the older Shasta Aeroflyte campers did; I figured that someone just removed them. When I started… Continue reading We get letters (ok – email)
When your unhitched, you can still be cool! To order, send a check for $30 (includes shipping) to: Forrest Bone, 1700 General Motors Rd., Milford, MI 48380 Make sure to specify which hitch cover you’d like – Circular or Diamond! Tags: TCT
PRESS RELEASE 2011 Detroit Music Awards Nominee for “Outstanding Rhythm & Blues Band”! – bugs Beddow sings and plays the trombone & flute. His awesome band play iconic Rhythm & Blues and Funk over 100 nights a year and have won the Detroit Music Awards for Best R&B Band five times. Beddow has shared the stage with Boz Scaggs,… Continue reading Music for Fall Gathering
Retro Revival Weekend August 18-21, 2011 Evelyn Malloy – has put information together for this opportunity…. While not an official TCT gathering – if you are looking for a last minute “staycation” Give this a thought… and contact Evelyn at Evelyn Malloy Thanks Evelyn! Here’s some more information: BE THERE OR BE SQUARE Groveland Oaks… Continue reading Retro Revival Weekend August 18-21, 2011
Backus Heritage Village Gathering Pictures http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/sets/72157627222379119/ No tags for this post.
Here’s a link: www.currentcatalog.com/900008.html Vintage Travels 2012 Calendar Save! Any 2 or More Only $4.99! Beautifully painted scenes take you back to those good times on the road! Old-fashioned cars and trailers add a fun classic look to every month. Don’t pay bookstore prices when you can spend so much less on a gorgeous, top-quality calendar… Continue reading Paige Bridges has a new “VINTAGE TRAVELS” calendar for 2012!
Title: International Tin Can Tourists Vintage Trailer and R.V. Show Date: Saturday July 30 and Sunday July 31, 2011 Time: as previously published in the Calendar of Events: Saturday 10am – 4 pm / Sunday 10 am – 1 pm (at the meeting we had discussed an 11am start time, but this will need to… Continue reading Backus Event Press Release
Tin Can Tourist Camp Dearborn Rally Spring 2011, a set by Two Dancing Crows on Flickr. No tags for this post.
http://www.examiner.com/city-buzz-in-detroit/tin-can-tourists-spring-rally-has-perfect-weather-for-drawing-turnout Camp Dearborn proved to be an attractive destination last weekend, when the annual spring rally for the Tin Can Tourists enjoyed perfect weather. The vintage trailers that turned out ranged from one of the smallest trailers ever made (by U-Haul for a couple years), to the Provost Motor Home, the Palace (which was manufactured… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists spring rally has perfect weather for drawing turnout
http://www.dailypress.com/features/family/dp-fea-tin-can-tourists-20110513,0,1608601.story Nice article on the Tin Can Tourists Williamsburg Rally run by Peggy Mason Vintage aluminum Airstream- and Spartan-brand trailers bring back pleasant memories for baby-boomers who vacationed in them in the 1950s and 1960s. The smaller Shastas and Scottys, affectionately described as “canned ham” models, also can produce a wave of warm feelings. Tags:… Continue reading Press Coverage for Williamsburg Rally
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/sets/72157626512913707/ Photographer: Dave & Ellen Silva 1965 Boles Aero No tags for this post.
The link below has the tentative schedule for the annual gathering in May. Changes from previous years – entertainment is scheduled for Friday night (Steve King and the Dittilies) at the Canteen Period dress is encouraged for the open house – reflect you trailers vintage Multiple Model A Clubs will be bringing their vehicles to… Continue reading Annual Gathering Tentative Schedule
We are very happy to announce that the Tin Can Tourists has a Regional Representative for the Netherlands. We asked Rene’ Leenders to send along a brief Bio to introduce himself to the membership. My name is René Leenders, 48 years old, father of 2 beautiful sons and known in this part of the world… Continue reading TCT Regional Representative for the Netherlands
Greetings! I now have more information on the last minute Geneva Rally. Link to the Park we will be staying at: http://www.usgennet.org/usa/fl/county/seminole/Geneva/fort_lane_park.htm Rally will be from May 5th-8th, TCTers can arrive anytime after noon on May 5th, or anytime May 6th. On May 7th the Geneva Heritage Center will provide us with a pot luck… Continue reading TCT Geneva Rally Update
I am having trouble finding .025 shiny aluminum with a ribbed pattern pressed into it every 2″ horizontally for the side of my Holiday House trailer. I’m almost done with the resto. and am at a stand still. Thanks a lot, Steven Katkowksy firstname.lastname@example.org No tags for this post.
The Tin Can Tourists have been invited to camp and show their trailers in Geneva Florida’s Founders Day Celebration. This will be great fun with lots of activities as well as plenty of leisure time to enjoy all the surrounding area has to offer.(Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center are very close and there… Continue reading “TCT Geneva Founders Day RALLY”
Alex Alexander was interviewed at a car show last weekend. She showed her Aristocrat Travel Trailer at the Rosemary Beach Car Show. —————————————————– For those of you who don’t use facebook (or don’t check your facebook account with any regularity), here is a link to the interview that was done last Saturday at the Vintage Car Show… Continue reading Alex’s 1965 Travel Trailer at Vintage Car Show
**(THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL TCT EVENT** Hear ye, Hear ye! Vintage Trailer Campout First time event, invitation to Alpine RV Park 60751 State Route 20 Marblemount, WA 98267 (Located between Mile post 107 and 108 outside of Marblemount) Camp out from July 15th thru July 17th, but may come as early as July 12th… Continue reading Vintage Trailer Campout – Washington St.
The convention took place March 17th to March 20th, 2011 at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton Florida. Here are pictures of the event: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/collections/72157622322464027/ Included this very unique trailer: No tags for this post.
Congratulations to the follow people – they won a free Tin Can Tourists T-Shirt during our membership contest in February! John and Wendy Abbott Pete and Cindy Fullerton Ralph and Sherry Hall Page Erickson Tags: Tin Can Tourists
If You’ve Ever Pulled a Trailer…and needed to know how to do a U-turn! No tags for this post.
*** Not an official TCT event *** Brief description of Event: Vintage Boats, Tractors, RV’s and Motor cycles all at the same location. Trophies, Prize Awards, Music and Tours. Date: August 19-20, 2011 Location: Port Sanilac Boat Harbor – Port Sanilac, Michigan Number of units allowed – to be determined Registration procedure – contact Ann… Continue reading Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show
If you can help out, contact Tricia Mears directly – email@example.com Forrest and Jeri Bone Tin Can Tourists 4 High Street Bradenton, Florida 34208 Visit us at www.tincantourists.com —–Original Message—– From: Tricia Mears [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 10:26 AM To: email@example.com Subject: Florida State University Film School: Seeking Airstream Camper for Film Dear… Continue reading Airstream Needed
Or a rolling skyscraper? No tags for this post.
The pictures have been posted in the Tin Can Tourists Flickr Collection http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/sets/72157625976148439/ Tags: Tin Can Tourists
Registration forms – both paypal and by check are ready to go for the 2011 Virginia Vintage Rally, April 29-May1 at the Williamsburg KOA https://tincantourists.com//rallyregistration1.php No tags for this post.
DEAR Sir. Forrest and Jeri Bone. So Sorry my late reply,!always. Thank you so much for your keeping communications as TCT, Also ! In NEW year,,I am very busy for deverop many project for Vintage Trailer PARK. Please see these pics,It is Muy LOT, Many Trayer will set in location for “estabrish Vintage Trailer apartment…with… Continue reading TCT JAPAN News
Only a few more days until the drawing for the free t-shirts. We will draw on March 1st. Special Tin Can Tourists Membership offer to our social media fans. Become a TCT member and have an opportunity to receive a free TCT t-shirt. Details here: https://tincantourists.com/membershippromotion.php Tags: TCT, Tin Can Tourists