Had a small but a big hearted group of trailer folks show along with the antique tractor gang. Friday afternoon proved that the Wyoming winds never sleep too long. Soon the canopies were packed and we “huddled” behind a shelter and made the best of it. Saturday the tractor gang showed up with donuts and… Continue reading 2018 Terry Bison Rally Recap
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
Hiroshi Okamoto sent us this beautiful picture of a snow covered Airstream in Japan. Tags: TCT
That’s about a 1938 V-Twin Indian springer used in that conversion. There is some serious history right there!! I see at least one Shasta trailer and what looks like an Aloha and either an Avion or a SilverStreak in the background of the second photo. No tags for this post.
Thanks to all who participated. It was a good way to learn about the new software. I’ll email the winners a $20 coupon to purchase a membership or anything else they’d like to buy off of the TCT website. The winners are: “Maggie Pie” by MARY RODZEWICZ – Category: Ready to Roll This picture was… Continue reading Congratulations to Photo Contest winners!
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
Some fantastic matching trailer and vehicle images: No tags for this post.
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
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
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Enjoy Larry Davidson’s facebook posts for the month of April! No tags for this post.
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It’s National Park Week which means you can visit any of this great nation’s national parks for free all week! No tags for this post.
With Larry Davidson’s daily pictures posted in our Facebook Group No tags for this post.
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.
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.
Our Tin Can Tourists Facebook group posted some wonderful trailers decorated for the holidays. Here are some samples. Merry Christmas! Tags: Tin Can Tourists
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 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
Below is the “Call for Submissions” for the 2015-2016 TCT calendar to be printed. Click on the images below for a larger view: Here is a PDF version of the call for submissions Please submit your best vintage trailer photos for consideration in the 2015-2016 Tin Can Tourists Calendar. The theme is “Home Sweet Home Away… Continue reading 2015-2016 TCT Calendar
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
Names and location My name is Randy Cummins. I live with my wife, Melanie, and our two children, Ava and Aiden. We live in Alpine, Utah. Trailer and tow vehicles The trailer is a 1958 Shasta Airflyte. It came with a refrigerator, water tank, Princess stove and a porch light! The tow vehicle is a… Continue reading TCT Member Profile – Meet Randy Cummins
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
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
From Don Stucke – Finally found time to get my photos from the 2014 TCT Northeast Regional rally posted to Flickr. Here’s a link to my Album and I’ve also added to a bunch of them to the TCT “group” there. Not many human interest shots but some good shots of the rigs despite the rainy… Continue reading 2014 TCT Northeast Regional rally pictures
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
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
We always have a lot of new faces and first timers at our rallies and the 2012 Annual Gathering was no exception No tags for this post.
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
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