The rescue and restoration of a vintage trailer named Cujo   

Submitted by Chris Billings Hello TCTers, I just joined as a new member and thought that I would share our story about the rescue and restoration of Cujo. You may be wondering who and why in the heck someone would name their 13ft.1968 Avalon travel trailer Cujo.  I (my wife was not on board at… Continue reading The rescue and restoration of a vintage trailer named Cujo   

Photo Contest

We are currently running a photo contest and the most votes in each category will win Tin Can Tourists memberships for a year! To enter – click on “Photo Contest” on the main menu or here is a direct link: https://tincantourists.com/virtual-open-house-photo-contest/ The Categories for the Photo Contest: Silver Palaces – for Aluminum riveted trailers Mobile Mansions… Continue reading Photo Contest

Classy Chassis – A vintage alternative

Anyone shopping around for tiny, lightweight trailers might suffer a few heart palpitations while looking at the prices of brand new campers. Greg and Lisa Patterson of Classy Chassis in Mattoon, Ill. have designed their own line of vintage-style campers that start at an unbelievable price and can be customized for any customer. “Grace” is… Continue reading Classy Chassis – A vintage alternative

Photos from the Bend Classic Rally this last weekend

Dal Smilie hosted a wonderful rally at J Bar J Youth Ranch. Event page: https://tincantourists.com/event/bend-classic-vintage-trailer-rally/ The Bend Classic Vintage Trailer Rally was held at the J Bar J Ranch just East of Bend, OR. Camping was on a grassy field with the Cascade Front in full view. This was the same weekend as the HUGE Flashback… Continue reading Photos from the Bend Classic Rally this last weekend

April’s Roadtrip

Enjoy Larry Davidson’s facebook posts for the month of April! No tags for this post.

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Take a trip back in time

With Larry Davidson’s daily pictures posted in our Facebook Group No tags for this post.

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I’d rather camp

You see this types of images all the time but we absolutely agree. Camp fires, friends and the outdoors are effective forms of therapy! No tags for this post.

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Larry Davidson’s Facebook Images for December

We have a member in our facebook group that uploads a vintage photo a day of trailer nostalgia. They are wonderful photos that bring us back to a simpler time. Here are the December pictures:   No tags for this post.

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State Theater Adventure!

We want to share with the Tin Can Tourists   the unexpected fun we had with our 1973 Travco motor home in December. My husband decided to “exercise” the motor home  since the weather was still good (no snow yet). He was driving downtown South Bend, Ind., when he heard a tap on the window at a… Continue reading State Theater Adventure!

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 24, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Today is a promise of much a bit warmer weather, but awoke to 30 degrees when it was only forecasted to reach 38 so it is not looking good so far! I walked down to St Agatha’s Church once again for a hot… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Meet Karen Campbell – TCT Southwest Regional Representative

What is your name, location and TCT position? I am Karen Campbell your Tin Can Tourist SW Regional Representative.   My husband Kenny and I live in Albuquerque, NM and have a lake house at Elephant Butte, NM, we share with our retired German Shepard service dog-Duke. What trailer and tow vehicles do you own? Currently,… Continue reading Meet Karen Campbell – TCT Southwest Regional Representative

TCT Member Profile – Meet John Clayton

Names and location John in the California Central Coast. Trailer and tow vehicles Scotsman trailer and a 1952 Dodge Panel … also my daily driver work truck.    Where did you find your trailer/tow vehicle? Truck found in San Diego took one year to finish. Trailer was a basket case found in Orcutt CA. It also… Continue reading TCT Member Profile – Meet John Clayton

TCT Member Profile – Mike and Wendy Dager

Who are you and where are you from? We’re Mike and Wendy Dager and we live in Simi Valley, California, a bedroom community in Ventura County, just a few miles northwest of Los Angeles County.  We’re California natives who grew up in the San Fernando Valley. We’ll be celebrating our thirtieth wedding anniversary – January 27,… Continue reading TCT Member Profile – Mike and Wendy Dager

Hostel in Bonn is a warehouse full of old restored trailers and campers

Hostel in Bonn is a warehouse full of old restored trailers and campers Lloyd Alter Design / Modular Design October 1, 2013 © BaseCamp TreeHugger has shown a couple of hotels that are made from old trailers such as Berlin’s Hüttenpalast and a few in California. However we have never seen anything on the scale of Base Camp in Bonn. © BaseCamp Leah Gonzalez… Continue reading Hostel in Bonn is a warehouse full of old restored trailers and campers

Classic gleaming trailers at Willard Bay State Park

http://www.standard.net/slideshows/2013/09/15/classic-gleaming-trailers-willard-bay-state-park Tin Can Tourists took over Willard Bay State Park this weekend, Sept. 15-16, 2013, during the first Watt’s Up by the Bay Vintage Travel Trailer Rally. Tags: Tin Can Tourists

NORTH AMERICAN VINTAGE TRAILER AND MOTOR COACH CONCOURS/SHOW

AWARD WINNERS Ready to Roll Best in Show – Bob & Doreen Bergman 1947 Alma Silver Moon Reserve Best in Show – Steve & Julie Lisiscki 1968 Century Travelcade Silver Palaces Best in Show – Steve & Gail Powell 1955 Airstream Safari Reserve Best in Show – Jim & Patty Croninger 1971 Airstream Overlander Mobile… Continue reading NORTH AMERICAN VINTAGE TRAILER AND MOTOR COACH CONCOURS/SHOW

Mysterious Emblem

We were recently contacted by Motor Trend to see if we can help identify this emblem – if anyone has a clue, please respond to Alex Nishimoto – his contact information is listed below… Hello, I found your club through a google search (I’m fascinated with its history, by the way), and thought perhaps you might… Continue reading Mysterious Emblem

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