While Dan Hershberger was doing some research for his upcoming Annual Gathering presentation “Michigan Puts the World on Wheels: The Model T and the Early Trailer Manufacturers,” He discovered/uncovered a… Continue reading Arthur Sherman’s first Covered Wagon
Early Loggers ” pictures. I especially liked the last two. Now that’s wood-be camping !! I think if one of those camper units showed up at next years Annual Gathering, they should… Continue reading Early Loggers made some interesting campers
This website has some history on pop-up campers and many advertisements and images. Nearly every manufacturer is covered – very impressive! http://www.popupcamperhistory.com/ Welcome! This web site is dedicated specifically… Continue reading Pop-up Camper History Website
Some great photos of how you camped in 1913 with your Model T http://www.flickr.com/photos/tbone2/sets/72157627744194281/
The bidding war on the Bowlus Road Chief trailer was one of the liveliest at the Gooding auction exceeding their estimate. Final price with buyer’s commission – $187,000! And to… Continue reading Bowlus Auctioned for $187,000
Festival Highlights America’s Love of the Road with Antique Autos/RVs – many TCT members are participating on Sept 11th. http://blueridgeparkway75.org/media/antique_auto/
Museum Nights at the Harn Join the Harn Museum of Art on August 12 from 6 – 9 p.m. for “Museum Nights: What I did on my Summer Vacation.” View… Continue reading Event at Harn Museum in Gainesville, Florida
I wish I had one of these!
A resolution declaring June as Recreational Vehicle and Camping Month was recently signed by Gov. Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet. The proclamation is in conjunction with the national RV… Continue reading June Is RV Camping Month in Florida
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… Continue reading 1927 Motor Coach, Flordellen
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… 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… 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… 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… Continue reading TCT Hall of Fame new member – David Thornberg
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.
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… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Meet in Sandusky