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

Trailblazer

Trailblazer Trailblazer was a product of Spencer Sports Products of Spencer, WI. Spencer Sports Products began in 1956 as a producer of ice fishing huts. Over time, the company introduced… Continue reading Trailblazer

Sunline

Sunline Coach Company Manufacturer Information Sunline Coach Company, Denver, PA Sunline was started in 1964 by two men, Wayne Weaver and Lewis Martin. The very first Sunline was built for… Continue reading Sunline

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

Space Age

SPACE AGE CAMPER CO., INC. Manufactured first in Goshen, Indiana; later in Wakarusa, Indiana Years built: August 1965 through July 1969 (Acquired by Coachmen Industries, Inc.) Models: Pick-up Campers and… Continue reading Space Age

Corsair

Corsair Manufactured by Vought Industries or built by Divco-Wayne Industries Inc. in Marlette, Michigan A trailer company established in the 1960s, Corsair entered the marketplace with recreational vehicles starting at… Continue reading Corsair

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:    

Georgie Boy

Georgie Boy Manufacturer info: Made in Edwardsburg, Michigan Years 1971-72 John J. sent us this info: A brief history, years ago I posted this: Quote: My parents had a 1971… Continue reading Georgie Boy

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

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

Scamp

Scamp Years Built – 1972 to Present Produced in Backus, Minnesota by Eveland’s Inc History The Scamp Story “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success… Continue reading Scamp

Santa Fe

Santa Fe History Built in Sun Valley, California Years Built Mid 1950s to early 1970s Photos/Videos

Riviera

 Riviera 1964 Kamp King by Riviera Riviera Trailers were a small one at a time company built in Oakville Ontario. There was the model pictured here and a slightly longer… Continue reading Riviera

Revcon

REVCON Manufacturer Information  First of all, what is a Revcon? After driving many of the typical motor homes built on truck chassis, John Hall knew that this was not the… Continue reading Revcon

Travco

Travco Travel Trailer History RAY FRANK FATHER OF THE MOTORHOME In 1958, Ray Frank, owner of a small trailer manufacturing company in Brown City, Michigan, a small town north of… Continue reading Travco

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

Bell

Bell Coaches Manufactured in Kalispell, Montana From 1960s-1970s Bell trailers were manufactured in Kalispell, Montana. They went under the name Bell Coaches. They were built in the 60’s – 70’s… Continue reading Bell

PlayMor

Play-Mor History Unfortunately, the company suffered a fire and all information, serial numbers and pictures have been destroyed. At this time, they make modern “Toy Haulers”. Established in 1964, Play-Mor… Continue reading PlayMor

Penguin

PENGUIN Manufacturer Information Penguin Industries, Inc 2508 Middlebury St. Elkhart, Indiana 46514 Box 1284 Years built At least 1969 1970 & 1971 ,other years unknown ( Info on this Page… Continue reading Penguin

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

Nu Wa

Nu-Wa Nu-Wa Campers, Inc. / Nu-Wa Industries, Inc. Located in Chanute, Kansas NuWa (pronounced “New Way” as in “New Way of Camping” coined circa 1965) 1966-2013 These guys did it… Continue reading Nu Wa

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

Nomad

Nomad History Manufacturer Information Skyline’s Corporate Profile Skyline Corporation is one of America’s leading producers of manufactured housing and recreational vehicles. These products are built in plants located from coast… Continue reading Nomad

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

Mobilux

Mobilux Manufacturer Information Evergreen Alabama is where they were manufactured The designer – Emmett Dale I have seen only two other than the ones that I had and one still belongs… Continue reading Mobilux