Ready to Roll

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

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2013 Modernism Week Vintage Trailer Show

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

TCT Hitch Covers

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

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Music for Fall Gathering

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

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

Paige Bridges has a new “VINTAGE TRAVELS” calendar for 2012!

Here’s a link: 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!

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

Press Coverage for Williamsburg Rally,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

TCT Regional Representative for the Netherlands

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

TCT Geneva Rally Update

Greetings! I now have more information on the last minute Geneva Rally. Link to the Park we will be staying at: 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

Looking for ribbed aluminum

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   No tags for this post.

“TCT Geneva Founders Day RALLY”

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’s 1965 Travel Trailer at Vintage Car Show

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

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Vintage Trailer Campout – Washington St.

**(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.

2011 91st Winter Convention Pictures

The convention took place March 17th to March 20th, 2011 at Lake Manatee State Park in Bradenton Florida. Here are pictures of the event: Included this very unique trailer: No tags for this post.

Port Sanilac Antique Boat Show

*** 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

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Airstream Needed

If you can help out, contact Tricia Mears directly – Forrest and Jeri Bone Tin Can Tourists 4 High Street Bradenton, Florida 34208 Visit us at —–Original Message—– From: Tricia Mears [] Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 10:26 AM To: Subject: Florida State University Film School: Seeking Airstream Camper for Film Dear… Continue reading Airstream Needed

2011 Virginia Vintage Rally Registration is open

Registration forms – both paypal and by check are ready to go for the 2011 Virginia Vintage Rally, April 29-May1 at the Williamsburg KOA No tags for this post.

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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

Free t-shirts

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: Tags: TCT, Tin Can Tourists