I have seen a lot of posts on the TCT Group on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/tincantourists/ over the last few months asking questions like “Will my 1977 Chevette pull at 16ft Avion. “Will my new Fiat 500 pull that cute little 17ft trailer”. This is a great hobby and we have all been there and have had… Continue reading Trailer Towing Information
Every now and then we check out the statistics on the classified ads and are always blown away. There have been 1991 trailers listed for sale and an amazing 5,999,298 views of the ads. This is why it is better to use a service like this then post on Facebook. You get a targeted… Continue reading Vintage Trailer Classified Ads
Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 25, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL After a good nights’ rest, I was happy to awake to a much warmer and sunny morning! I fixed the coffee for the morning and set out all the donuts I had for the members out under my awning. All the other members… Continue reading 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
Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 21st 2014 Brooksville, FL I slept very well last night after such a long day of travel and roadside tire problem on the way down. The rest of the family slept in, but I went ahead and got up for breakfast at the pavilion to see everyone who… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention
Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention February 20th 2014 Panama City, FL – Brooksville, FL I spent all day yesterday packing all the vintage trailer parts and antiques that I want to bring for the flea market on Saturday at the TCT Rally. Since I am not bringing a vintage trailer this time I may… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Winter Convention
Preparations are almost complete. Jeri and I are stopping by P&S in Helena to see if we can get an appointment for later in the summer to have the ’48 Spartan Manor clear-coated, then on to Hayesville, Ohio. The Bolen’s have organized a great weekend for the Caravan participants. Couldn’t ask for a better kickoff… Continue reading Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration Carvan
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
Read about one of the Tin Can Tourists favorite artists: http://sentimentaljourneyz.com/tag/tin-can-tourists/ He recently designed the Tin Can Tourists “Rolling History” t-shirt (buy one here – https://tincantourists.com/tshirts.php#.T9eFrtVfFLc) and brought his latest painted trailer to the Annual Gathering at Camp Dearborn… Tags: Tin Can Tourists
Terry and Hardy Evans gave us a tour of the Wayzless. A beautiful sibling of the Wayzalot (http://www.wayzalot.com/about%202.html). They incorporated all of the best features of the Wayzalot and took it to a whole other level of style, comfort, art, and craftsmanship. You can check it out in person at the Annual Gathering of the… Continue reading Quick tour of the Wayzless
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TCT Hall of Fame Member Daniel Hershberger will be a featured exhibitor this weekend, September 10 & 11, at the Old Car Festival held at Greenfield Village/The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan. In addition to his 1927 Auto Kamp folding tent trailer, his 1920s motor camping exhibit will include a Model T with a lean-to auto tent… Continue reading Old Car Festival
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org No tags for this post.
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”
If you can help out, contact Tricia Mears directly – email@example.com Forrest and Jeri Bone Tin Can Tourists 4 High Street Bradenton, Florida 34208 Visit us at www.tincantourists.com —–Original Message—– From: Tricia Mears [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2011 10:26 AM To: email@example.com Subject: Florida State University Film School: Seeking Airstream Camper for Film Dear… Continue reading Airstream Needed
The article below was found at NYTimes.com Ken and Petey Faber are long standing TCT members. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/05/automobiles/05RV.html?_r=1&emc=eta1 Tags: TCT
Great setting for a show. Space limited – register today – form attached. Port Sanilac Information Port Sanilac Registration No tags for this post.
http://www.michigan.gov/som/0,1607,7-192-45414-239325–,00.html Port Crescent State Park Hosts Vintage Camper Show July 8-11Contact: Betsy Kish 989-738-8663 Agency: Natural Resources and Environment June 24, 2010 Vintage travel-trailer enthusiasts are bringing the glory days of “trailering” to Port Crescent State Park in Huron County as it hosts its second “GO-Get Outdoors” Vintage Camper Show, which begins on Thursday, July… Continue reading Port Crescent Show
Forrest,hoping you can send this to all the Canners,1964 17′ Bambi 2 stolen from Gowen,Mi. ser# so17410073,vintage Michigan plate,white propane tanks.Reward offered,info call Patrice 616-633-9949. Thanks ,Dave Naples,Fl. No tags for this post.
(This is not a Tin Can Tourists event) The Sacramento Zoo has invited a few vintage trailer owners to their car show on Thursday June 24th. This is one of 7 “Twilight Thursday” concerts they have from 5:00-7:30 p.m. Each night has a different theme i.e. grandparent’s 50’s night, British Night, Old Skool lowriders etc…… Continue reading Vintage Campers needed at the Sacramento Zoo
August 20th, Friday and 21st Saturday – 12 units will be selected for this show. Contact Doreen Bailey-Bergman at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information 248.505.8968 PDF about the show and details No tags for this post.
Here is the latest schedule TCT 13th AG Schedule2010 Handout On Friday night Al Hesselbart will present on the History of the RV Industry. John Long will follow Al with the “Bowlus Trailers: The Origin of the Species” The Bowlus is the feature trailer for the 13th Annual Gathering and John will be showing his… Continue reading 13 Annual Rally Schedule of events
A couple of reminders: For the bikers among us. The bike path just out side the camp entrance has been completed. Helmets are required to use the path. Call for door prizes – please bring an item to be used as a door prize. Reminder – The Chili Cook-off will be on Friday. Pizza will… Continue reading TCT 13th Annual Gathering
Campout Details Vintage Trailer Campout August 19-21 2010 Deming Log Show grounds in Washington State Information attached. Tags: Vintage Trailer
An RV caravan from the Tin Can Tourists will tour Pennsylvania Highway 6 this June. The caravan of classic trailers will travel across at least half of the highway with stops in several communities and campgrounds along the way. From June 4 to June 14, a caravan of approximately 30 classic vehicles and camping trailers… Continue reading Vintage travel trailer caravan to tour historic Pennsylvania highway
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The Annual Gathering at Camp Dearborn was the event that renewed TCT. During the past year, we have gotten a commitment from both our Southwest Representative, Karen Campbell and our Northeast Representatives, Bill and Denise Fletcher to develop a Regional Rally in their Region on the same weekend as the Annual Gathering. We want to… Continue reading TCT Regional Gathering
Due to health problems, a TCT member has this for sale on EBAY. I thought a member might be interested. 2004 Airstream Bambi International CCD – 16′ FOR SALE on EBay #300383124540 Excellent exterior condition, no dings. 6,000 miles. Smoke & pet free. Original owner. Beautifully customized to be towed behind a show truck to… Continue reading 2004 Airstream Bambi International CCD For Sale