Beemer

Beemer Manufacturer Information Built in Ortonville Michigan from 1952- to early 70s Built by Beemer and Grubb Enterprises Photos:     No tags for this post.

Silverdome

Silverdome Manufacturer Information Second largest manufacturer (behind covered wagon) is Detroit’s Silver Dome, Inc., which last week tripled its floor space to 72,000 sq. ft. Producing 15 trailers a day,… Continue reading Silverdome

Zollinger

Zollinger Owned and operated by Adolph and Bernice Zollinger. Built in Elkhart IN.  Manufacturer Information Zollinger Trailer Company, Elkhart Indiana From Linda Wilhoit Zollinger: They started in Elkhart Indiana and… Continue reading Zollinger

Yukon Delta

Yukon Delta Manufacturer Information Possibly made by B & B Mobile Homes, Olney, Illinois Pictures: 1959 Yukon Delta 1963 Yukon Delta 1969 Yukon Delta Mark Kehoe’s 1959 Yukon Delta No tags… Continue reading Yukon Delta

Talisman

Talisman Manufacturer Information “The trailer with a touch of magic” Talisman was only around for 3 years (1958-1961) Made in La Verne, California. They were mid-priced trailers and ranged in… Continue reading Talisman

Siesta

Siesta 1940s-1981 Siesta Trailer Manufacturing Company, Inc. – Santa Clara, California Models 15,16,17 Unique Features Painted aluminum body with intersecting arrow design. Wrap around front and rear picture window. Pictures/Videos… Continue reading Siesta

Traveleze

Traveleze Manufactured in Burbank, Ca. History Traveleze was one of the very first companies to make and sell travel trailers. It was founded in 1931 by Kenneth Dixon in LA.… Continue reading Traveleze

Sportcraft

Sportcraft Travel Trailer History I received an email from the son-in-law of the founder of the company: Hi, My 85 year old father-in-law was the founder of sportcraft trailers and… Continue reading Sportcraft

Scotsman

Scotsman Travel Trailer 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… Continue reading Scotsman

Santa Fe

Santa Fe History Built in Sun Valley, California Years Built Mid 1950s to early 1970s Photos/Videos No tags for this post.

Schult

Schult History Wilbur Schult started in Elkhart, IN, in 1933 as a dealer for Covered Wagon Trailers and in 35 became the national distributor for Sportsman trailers also in Elkhart.… Continue reading Schult

Roycraft

Roycraft Coach Company 1929 – 1960’s Founder Joseph Antoine Roy, a pioneer manufacturer of mobile homes, was the founder and former president of Roycraft Coach Co., the oldest continuous manufacturer… Continue reading Roycraft

Red Dale

Red Dale Manufacturer Information Red Guthrie and Dale Martfeld began RV manufacturing in a building previously used as a chicken house. The first Recreational Vehicle they built was a fold-down… Continue reading Red Dale

Leisure Home

Leisure Home Manufactured in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1955-1961 Models: Photos: 1959 Leisure Home   No tags for this post.

Continental Trailer Company

Continental Trailer Company Made in the 40s and 50s in Chicago, Illinois A Continental towed by a factory prototype CJ2   No tags for this post.

PleasureCraft

PleasureCraft Manufacturer Information 1955-1958 Ontario Trailer Works, Inc. 9435 Archibald Ave. Cucamonga, California That started making canned ham trailers and then later made a very unique all fiberglass travel trailer… Continue reading PleasureCraft

Pathfinder

Pathfinder History Made by Pathfinder Mobilehome Inc in Spencer, Wisconsin starting 1953 to 1973 Named after Natty Bumppo, known as the Pathfinder. in “The Last of the Mohicans”. They used… Continue reading Pathfinder

Westcraft

Westcraft Travel Trailer 1932-1955 George T. Hall Company, Los Angeles, CA History Westcraft Trailer incorporated 3221 San Fernando Road Los Angeles 41, California Phone: Albany 1164 2nd location – According… Continue reading Westcraft

Palace

Palace 1934-early 1960s History In 1942 the Palace Corporation came out with a revolutionary new type of trailer (Palace Expando), one that expanded out on both sides. The model featured… Continue reading Palace

Norris

NORRIS History The NORRIS story begins in the 1950’s in Eastern Tennessee, where our entire operation still remains today. NORRIS was founded by the Gose family, whose members fished and trapped… Continue reading Norris

Oasis

Oasis History Donhal, Inc in Bellflower, California Began in 1957 producing vacation trailers, plant expanded in 1958. President: Donald Herfter, Vice President: Dwight Avery Manufacturer Information Donhal Inc. Bellflower, CA… Continue reading Oasis

Howard

ViviLnk

Howard Manufactured by Howard Industries in Saginaw, Michigan Pictures Links https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/repairingyesterdaystrailers/1942-howard-21-special-travel-coach-t4587.html No tags for this post.

Gilkie

Gilkie Travel Trailer Made in Terra Haute, Indiana in the 1920s-50s Campers who wanted to get close to nature — but not too close — loved fold-out tent trailers. These… Continue reading Gilkie

Silver Streak

Silver Streak Travel Trailer History 1949-1997 Silver Streak Trailer Company – El Monte, California From 1946 to 1948, the Curtis Wright Company (not to be confused with the Curtiss-Wright aircraft… Continue reading Silver Streak

Serro Scotty

Serro Scotty Manufacturer Information Serro Scotty trailers were built from 1957 until April, 1997, when the plant in Irwin, Pennsylvania burned down. The plant later reopened in Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania,… Continue reading Serro Scotty

Spartan

Spartan Aircraft Company 1945-1960 Tulsa, Oklahoma History The Spartan Aircraft Company was founded in 1928 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The history of Spartan has its roots in oil .Two years before… Continue reading Spartan