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 +====== Scotsman Travel Trailer ======
 +Owners are looking for a nice large picture of the decal that went on the front of these trailers. ​ If you have one, please join the yahoogroup and add it in the photos section. ​ It would be greatly appreciated!
 +Here is a link with a pic of the logo:
 +sent to you by:
 +a proud owner of a 1966(?) Scotsman
 +UPDATE The logo has been recreated by Jim at for the Gardena California models.
 +===== History =====   
 +Jack Watts was the owner of the original Jack's trailer service and later Scotsman Industries in Gardena, California. ​ He was a native of Oklahoma who lived in Palos Verdes, California.
 +===== Manufacturer Information =====
 +Jack's Trailer Service, Gardena, CA
 +Coffeyville,​ KS
 +===== Years built =====
 +At least from 1947 till 1973, possibly later.
 +===== Models =====
 +14' Scottie,
 +15' Romer,
 +17' Highlander
 +===== Interiors =====
 +In the mid to late 1960s, the trailers were decorated with sheet vinyl flooring with a multicolored star pattern, gold flecked laminate countertops,​ diamond aluminum backsplash, plastic cone shaped electrical light shades, turquoise stove and matching refrigerator,​ and white washed walls, cabinetry and ceiling. ​
 +===== Standard Features =====
 +The Scottie, the Romer, and the Highlander featured "solid construction"​ of plywood (not framed in with studs). Sometime in the 1950s the models developed a distinctive "​roll"​ above the front window that was used for storage. Prior to that, Scotsman trailers had a more traditional "​canned ham" shape. The original version re-emerged with the 1970's Romers, as those found have been without the trademark roll. Interior features for these models included a table and two benches (early versions were upholstered in blue plaid) in the front, a fold out couch/bed in the back, and a claustrophobic fold-down bunk above the couch/bed. The kitchen had a stove top (3 to 4 burners) and an icebox (later a refrigerator). A closet was opposite of the kitchen. ​
 +Early windows were awning style. In the 1960s, jalousie windows were used for the operational windows.  ​
 +===== Unique features/​Options =====
 +===== Photos =====
 +===== Some owners =====
 +Claude W Smith - mailto:​
 +Charles and Virginia Diffey -
 +===== Clubs/Links =====
 +Scotsman Trailer Owner'​s Group: ​ http://​​group/​ScotsmanTrailerOwnersGroup/​join
 +Scotsman Trailer Facebook Group: