Trotwood

Trotwood History Trotwood Trailers, Inc. began offering assembly line travel trailers to the public in earnest in 1930, however, a 1936 sales booklet also states, that, “More and more trailerists… Continue reading Trotwood

SunCruiser

SunCruiser Manufacturer Information United States Mobile Home Manufacturer of Osceola Indiana Years built 1957-1960 as far as I know Interiors Interiors of the 1959-1960 look much like the Shasta Airflytes… Continue reading SunCruiser

Streamline

Streamline Travel Trailer  In the 1950’s, Silver Streak partners Kenny Neptune and Frank Polido bought fellow partner “Pat” Patterson out, and Pat went off on his own to produce the “Streamline”… Continue reading Streamline

Sterling

Sterling Company Manufacturer Information Looking for source information. Sterling Company manufactured Corvette model trailers? Years made?: 1957, 1958, 1959 City of manufacturer? El Monte, CA? Any additional info appreciated. Hi… Continue reading Sterling

Chinook

Chinook/Trail Wagons, Inc. Chinook RV, a division of Trail Wagons, Inc. was a family-owned and operated manufacturer of relatively short-length, high-quality Class C (Class B+) recreational vehicles, once considered “The… Continue reading Chinook

Beemer

Beemer Manufacturer Information Built in Ortonville Michigan from 1952- to early 70s Built by Beemer and Grubb Enterprises Photos:    

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

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

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  

Continental Trailer Company

Continental Trailer Company Made in the 40s and 50s in Chicago, Illinois A Continental towed by a factory prototype CJ2  

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