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-We live in a small village named Union, located in Ontario, Canada. {{canandaflag_sm.gif|}} ​  We are the parents of two daughters, Dawne and Deanna and the grandparents of two boys and a girl, [[http://​www.dadnsonracing.com|Greg]],​ Kailee and Connor. ​ We own and operate an automotive restoration shop - [[http://​www.hindleysgarage.com|Hindley'​s Garage]] - and have been in business for over 50 years. ​+We live in a small village named Union, located in [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Ontario|Ontario]][[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Canada|Canada]]. {{canandaflag_sm.gif|}} ​  We are the parents of two daughters, Dawne and Deanna and the grandparents of two boys and a girl, [[http://​www.dadnsonracing.com|Greg]],​ Kailee and Connor. ​ We own and operate an automotive restoration shop - [[http://​www.hindleysgarage.com|Hindley'​s Garage]] - and have been in business for over 50 years. ​
  
-We are the proud owners of a 1936 Curtiss Aerocar travel trailer and it's tow vehicle - a custom built 1938 International D15. We enjoy hearing from anyone with similar interests or any others who own or have knowledge of the CURTISS-AEROCAR 5th wheel travel trailer. ​+We are the proud owners of a **1936 Curtiss Aerocar** travel trailer and it's tow vehicle - a custom built **1938 International D15**. We enjoy hearing from anyone with similar interests or any others who own or have knowledge of the CURTISS-AEROCAR 5th wheel travel trailer. ​
  
-We are active members of the [[http://​www.tincantourists.com|Tin Can Tourists]] vintage trailer group and enjoy spending ​time camping ​and touring with fellow club members. In June of 2006, we participated in a [[http://​www.tincantourists.com/​hnr/​|vintage caravan tour]] to celebrate the 200 Year Anniversary of the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Historic_National_Road|Historic National Road - Route 40]]. Along with other Tin Can Tourist members, we travelled Route 40 beginning in Maryland and ending in Illinois, stopping at selected cities for photo opportunities,​ open houses, and presentations.+We are active members of the [[http://​www.tincantourists.com|Tin Can Tourists]] vintage trailer group and enjoy our time spent at rallies ​and touring with fellow club members. In June of 2006, we participated in a [[http://​www.tincantourists.com/​hnr/​|vintage caravan tour]] to celebrate the 200 Year Anniversary of the [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Historic_National_Road|Historic National Road - Route 40]]. Along with other Tin Can Tourist members, we travelled Route 40 beginning in Maryland and ending in Illinois, stopping at selected cities for photo opportunities,​ open houses, and presentations.
  
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 Shortly after World War II ended, Wm. Gray sold his business, Colonial Traders and decided to retire. The city of Chatham persuaded him to postpone his retirement and take on the role of Industrial Commissioner. It was while serving in this position that Mr. Gray used his trailer extensively to treat many U.S. industrialists to exciting camping holidays. Wm. Gray was instrumental in engineering the growth of Chatham’s industrial base to more than twice its original size, However, in 1958, due to failing health, Mr. Gray decided to sell his prized possession. ​ Shortly after World War II ended, Wm. Gray sold his business, Colonial Traders and decided to retire. The city of Chatham persuaded him to postpone his retirement and take on the role of Industrial Commissioner. It was while serving in this position that Mr. Gray used his trailer extensively to treat many U.S. industrialists to exciting camping holidays. Wm. Gray was instrumental in engineering the growth of Chatham’s industrial base to more than twice its original size, However, in 1958, due to failing health, Mr. Gray decided to sell his prized possession. ​
  
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 In the late 1930’s, a model such as the 1938 Curtiss Aerocar travel trailer would sell for about $5,000.00. In the late 1930’s, a model such as the 1938 Curtiss Aerocar travel trailer would sell for about $5,000.00.
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 [[http://​www.tincantourists.com|Tin Can Tourists]] ​ [[http://​www.tincantourists.com|Tin Can Tourists]] ​
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