In 1927 Leonard S. Whittier, of Elmira, New York, had a custom built recreation vehicle, long before it became part of the American way of life. The traveling home was christened “Flordellen” using the name of his wife, Florence, son David Lane and his own. Although none of the pictures obtained thus far show any… Continue reading 1927 Motor Coach, Flordellen
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The Board of Directors is once allowing Jeri and I to handle the initial rental of site three at Braden Castle Park, Bradenton, Florida. The park was founded in 1924 by the Camping Tourists of America, a group of TCT members. Some material regarding the park and the site are attached. If you are interested… Continue reading Braden Castle Park Site 3 Rental
Bob Muncy has completed the book “Silver Avions and Cayos” and it can be ordered by phoning (828) 963-6487. Below is some information about the book’s content and the writing process. Bob and Jewel Dee have been great promoters of the vintage trailering through the Silver Avion Fellowship and TCT. A REVIEW AND SOME THOUGHTS… Continue reading “SILVER AVIONS AND CAYOS” by Robert J. Muncy
http://www.rvmhhalloffame.org/ If you have not been to the RV Museum in Elkhart, Indiana, you can take a tour by clicking on the link above and then on the tour button on the page. Jeri and I have spent a couple days at the Museum and are going back today. Forrest & Jeri Bone No tags… Continue reading RV Museum in Elkhart, Indiana
David and Janice Thornburg was inducted in to the TCT Hall of Fame at the Annual Gathering. Terry added a brief bio and note from David to our Hall of Fame listing. Added to our member page, at the bottom is the hall of fame… https://tincantourists.com/wiki-backup/doku.php?id=listing_of_tct_member_pages Tags: TCT
In this low-key, image-packed talk from 2002, designer Christopher C. Deam talks about his makeover of an American classic: the Airstream travel trailer. No tags for this post.
From August 3 to 17, 1936, the Tin Can Tourists of America had their summer convention at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Sandusky, Ohio. Over 1,500 members traveled with their trailers for the outing. The Sandusky Chamber of Commerce cooperated with the Tin Can Tourists in planning the event, and the city of Sandusky provided… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Meet in Sandusky