Kozy Coach

Vintage 1930'S Kozy Coach Travel Trailer Emblem

Kozy Coach Manufacturer From the late 1920’s to the onset of World War II, one segment of the transportation world that was growing, despite economic woes, was the travel trailer… Continue reading Kozy Coach

Kit

1947 Kit Manufacturing teardrop camper trailer

Kit 1945-2008 Kit Manufacturing Company – Long Beach California Kit was founded in October 1945 in Long Beach, California. Its first product was a small “teardrop” trailer, so-called for its… Continue reading Kit

Kenskill

Kenskill 1946 to mid-70s Kenskill Manufacturing Company – Burbank California The origin of this company was back in 1946 in Burbank, California with ‘KenSkill Kustom Kamper’. Bill Kennedy made about… Continue reading Kenskill

Ideal

1958 Ideal

Ideal History Ideal Industries, El Monte, CA Ideal of Idaho, Inc. Caldwell Idaho Manufacturer Information Ideal and Cal-Craft trailers, Ideal Industries, 2328 N. Chico Avenue, El Monte, California USA FOrest8-9817… Continue reading Ideal

Holly

1957 Holly Travel Trailer

Holly Holly Coach Company – Holly Michigan Holly Travel Coach company was in business after World War II starting about 1947-1948 until the early 1960s. It was in an old… Continue reading Holly

Higgins

The Murphy Auto Museum-1946 Higgins

Higgins Camp Trailer History 1946-1948 Located in New Orleans Higgins, Inc. was founded by Andrew Jackson Higgins in January 1946 with the intention of manufacturing commercial boats and other leisure-time… Continue reading Higgins

Terry (Coach Industries, Inc.)

Known for its two-tone canned-ham travel trailers, Terry Coach Industries woos RV show-goers in the days of Marilyn Monroe.

TERRY, COACH INDUSTRIES, INC. “You can take it with you!” Manufacturer Information Manufactured by: Western Trailer Service/ Terry Coach Industries, Inc. Huntington Park, California Noted for building travel trailers and… Continue reading Terry (Coach Industries, Inc.)

Indian

Indian Trailers History Made in Chicago, Illinois Produced in late 1930s and until the mid 50s During the early years of the mobile home, production was concentrated in the Midwest.… Continue reading Indian

Aero Flite

Aero Flite Started in 1945 and only produced trailers for 4 years. Ended production in 1949. Made by Aero Lines in Van Nuys, California Aero Services was a company at… Continue reading Aero Flite

Shasta

Shasta Travel Trailer History The Shasta Trailer Company started out in 1941 by building mobile home trailers for the US Armed Forces in a Los Angeles, California plant. After WWII,… Continue reading Shasta

New Moon

New Moon In 1944 the Redman Trailer Company from Alma, Michigan was producing the New Moon line of trailers and claimed that they were the world’s largest trailers. These trailers… Continue reading New Moon

Hanson

Hanson Love Bug Hanson Trailer Sales was started by Henry M. Hanson Sr. in 1948. They not only built the Love Bug trailer line, but also built larger trailers known… Continue reading Hanson

Glider

Glider Trailer Co The company was founded in 1932 Manufacturer Information Chicago, Illinois Factory: 1824 W. Kinzie St. General office: 17 S. Wells St. The mobile home evolved out of… Continue reading Glider

Franklin

Vintage 1964 Franklin Camper Trailer

Franklin Franklin Coach Co. Nappanee, IN 46550 Ph. 574-773-4106 Founder: Paul Abel Manufacturer Information Taken from the company’s website http://www.franklincoachrv.com/ Franklin Coach Co., Inc. is one of the oldest R.V Manufacturers… Continue reading Franklin

Fleetwing

1968 Fleetwing Wren

Fleetwing Fleetwing Traveler / Fleetwing Mobile Homes, Inc. Manufacturer Information Elmer Weaver, founder of Yellowstone Coach in 1945 in Wakarusa, Indiana, sold that company sometime in the 1940s and moved… Continue reading Fleetwing

Fleet Manufacturing

Fleet Manufacturing CabinCar

Fleet Manufacturing Models 1946 Cabin Car – large style teardrop, looks like a woodie

Empire Trailers, Inc.

EMPIRE TRAILERS, INCORPORATED This Wiki is about Empire Trailers, Incorporated, 1949-1960. NOT Empire RV, Empire Recreational Vehicles, Incorporated, 1974-1994. NOT Empire Heavy Equipment Trailers, extant. Empire Trailers, Inc. was an American manufacturer of… Continue reading Empire Trailers, Inc.

Eccles

Eccles Manufacturer Information Eccles is one of the oldest and most respected names in British Caravanning, still manufactured 80 years on, nowadays as part of the Sterling Caravan range, in… Continue reading Eccles

Yellowstone

Yellowstone Built 1945-1990 Yellowstone’s Slogan – “Good on the go and great when you get there” In 1945, Elmer Weaver organized the Yellowstone Coach Co. in Wakarusa. The Yellowstone travel… Continue reading Yellowstone

Little Gem

Little Gem Manufactured in Grand Rapids, MI. History The Schiebout’s first built trailers in 1941. Schiebout Manufacturing Co. was started in Grand Rapids, MI. in 1947. In 1966 they incorporated,… Continue reading Little Gem

Detroiter

Detroiter Manufacturer Information Built in Detroit Michigan Years built Detroiter was started in 1947 and stopped (sold out) somewhere in the mid 1980s. The very early trailers were little travel… Continue reading Detroiter

Curtis Wright

Curtis Wright Made by Curtis Wright Industries’ Aircraft & Trailers (no relationship to the Curtiss-Wright Corporation) If you are an owner of a Curtis Wright, please add your contact name,… Continue reading Curtis Wright

Cree

Cree Manufacturer Information Cree Coaches, Inc. Made in Marcellus Michigan by Howard Cree Cree had operated a travel trailer and cabin campground, Cree’s Log Cabin and Trailer Court, and had… Continue reading Cree

Covered Wagon

Covered Wagon Company Manufacturer Information From 1935 to 1945, Mount Clemens, Michigan was home to one of the largest travel trailer manufacturers in the United States, the Covered Wagon Company.… Continue reading Covered Wagon

Comet

Actually, as I am the youngest daughter of one of the owners, Comet was started in 1947 in Wichita, Kansas. It was there that they were produced until 1956 when… Continue reading Comet

Columbia Trailer Co

Columbia Trailer Co Manufacturer Information Built in Glendale California Years built 1949-1959 Models unknown Interiors 1br, 1ba in rear, u-shaped kitchen Some owners tsbenson@nrsweb.com Jo1C@hotmail.com

Boles-Aero

Boles-Aero Travel Trailer Boles-Aero 1947-1980 Boles Manufacturing Company / Boles-Aero Inc. Burbank, California History DON BOLES A dedication to quality In 1939, Don Boles, an enthusiastic young southern Californian, was… Continue reading Boles-Aero

American

1949 American Homecrest

American Travel Trailer History American Trailer Company was formed when Norman Wolfe bought the remains of the Ideal Manufacturing Company who made Stagecoach brand trailers in Mishawaka, IN after a… Continue reading American

Alma

Alma Alma Trailer Corporation Made in Alma, Michigan The Alma Trailer Corp. was formed in 1934 by William and Harold Redmond and Allen Hathaway who was the designer and patent… Continue reading Alma