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 +====== 2008 11th Annual Rally ======
 +News Release
  
 +May 19, 2008
 +
 +Contact: Forrest Bone, Tin Can Tourists
 +
 +Phone: - 248-684-0393 - Cell 941-302-2415 E-mail: f23bone@earthlink.net
 +
 +Website: [[www.tincantourists.com]]
 +
 +**What: North American Vintage Trailer and Motor Coach Concours and Show**
 +
 +Where: Camp Dearborn, 1700 General Motors Road, Milford, Michigan 48380
 +
 +When: Saturday, May 17, 2008 - Noon to 4 PM
 +
 +Over 130 vintage trailers and motor coaches participated in the Tin Can Tourists, The North American Vintage
 +Trailer and Motor Coach Concours this past Saturday at Camp Dearborn, Milford, Michigan
 +
 +The trailers and motor coaches were judged in four classes:
 +
 +  * //Tiny Trailers and Teardrops (trailers under 15 ft.)//
 +
 +Best in Show: 1963 Yellowstone owned by Dean and Linda Apple of Dixon, Illinois
 +
 +Reserve Best in Show: A British Thompson Caravan owned by Carl and Bobby Clark of Colborn Ontario
 +
 +  * //Mobile Mansions (motor homes)//
 +
 +Best in Show: 1978 GMC owned by Bob and Rita Meredith of Cumberland, Maryland
 +
 +Reserve Best in Show: 1985 Tiffin Allegro owned by Jerry Cooper and Day Dobson of White Lake, Michigan
 +
 +  * //Silver Palaces ( Aircraft aluminum construction)//​
 +
 +Best in Show: 1948 Spartan Manor owned by Bob Bergman and Doreen Bailey of Lake Orion, Michigan
 +
 +Reserve Best in Show: 1961 Airstream Bambi owned by Tom & Sue Davis of Delaware, Ohio
 +
 +  * //Ready to Roll (Caravan models and those that do not fit the previous categories)//​
 +
 +Best in Show: 1932 Rear Porch owned by Chuck and Diane Schnieder of Lapeer, Michigan
 +
 +Reserve Best in Show: 1974 Argosy 24 owned by James and Jeannie Pender of Fort Wayne, Indiana
 +
 +  * //Tow Trailer Combo://
 +
 +Best in Show: 1946 Spartan Manor and Pontiac owned by Brian and Kim McCool of Delton, Michigan
 +
 +Reserve Best in Show: 1961 Airstream Bambi and Chevy SS owned by Ken and Petey Faber of Wyoming, Michigan
 +
 +//Awesome Interior Awards// were presented to Bob Bergman and Doreen Bailey of Lake Orion Michigan for their
 +1948 Spartan Manor and to Hardy and Terry Evans of Pleasant Prairie Wisconsin for their 1999 Hardy built
 +Wayzalot
 +
 +
 +In addition to the above, Tin Can Tourists awarded Special Interest Awards to Dan Hershberger and Maura
 +Johnson for their 1927 Auto Camp Trailer and period camping equipment. The GM Heritage Collection
 +displayed at 1925 Chevy House Car that has been beautifully restored. Thanks to Dick & Lynn Balsley of
 +Shelby Township for facilitating the display.
 +
 +Each of the categories is based on Doug Keister’s very successful vintage RV books