Tin Can Tourists Rally Outside Detroit

RV Business visited the Annual Spring Gathering – They talked with Forrest Bone, Hunt Jones,

The Tin Can Tourists, the vintage RV owners group that can trace its roots back to 1919, participated in the 19th Annual Official TCT Gathering May 19-22 at Camp Dearborn in Milford, Mich. Forrest Bone, credited with reviving the group in 1998 after a 14-year period of dormancy, took time during the rally to discuss the origins of Tin Can Tourists and the appeal of vintage RVs with To view the video scroll to the right side of the home page.

John Culp’s 1947 Westcraft 9

As I mentioned in the spring edition of Tin Can Tales, we were going to establish a procedure by which John “Canner” Culp‘s 1947 Westcraft would be awarded to a TCT member to see that it got back on the road. It had been on display at the RV Heritage Museum for […]

1935 Steamline

Doug Keister has been doing some research for a little video he is making. In the process, he stumbled on this clip dating from 1935 that is quite unrelated to the research he is doing, but he thought some of my trailer-centric friends might enjoy it

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Flippin’ RVs

Hello!  I thought you and your club members and/or website followers would be interested in this: Flippin’ RVs is a new television show about the incredible world of vintage and collectible travel trailers.  Featuring Justin and Anna Scribner from Flyte Camp Vintage Trailer Restoration in Bend, Oregon, Flippin’ R Vs follows our trailer-obsessed husband and wife […]


A few years back I made a ONE HOUR long video titled MOBILE MANSIONS detailing the history of Motorhomes and Trailers (I’ve authored four books on vintage RV’s). I spent hundreds of hours making the video. I’ve decided to explore a form of Crowdsourcing by offering it FREE on YouTube. If you like it, please consider a small donation via PAYPAL to Regardless, I hope you enjoy it. I’ve been able to capture an important and little known part of American history and culture

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Alex’s 1965 Travel Trailer at Vintage Car Show

Alex Alexander was interviewed at a car show last weekend. She showed her Aristocrat Travel Trailer at the Rosemary Beach Car Show. —————————————————– For those of you who don’t use facebook (or don’t check your facebook account with any regularity), here is a link to the interview that was done last Saturday […]

Fiberglass Travel Trailer Documentary

Matt is a guy who is filming a documentary on fiberglass travel trailers. He has been traveling Canada and the US, taking part in rallies where a bunch of strangers camp together with their trailers. The film seems to be focusing on small 13′ fiberglass trailers, especially those made in […]