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

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

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

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

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

Mallard

1963 Mallard Drift Wing 19.5' Travel Trailer AD Reprint

Mallard Manufacturer Information The Mallard trailer was manufactured in West Bend, Wisconsin. The Mallard Coach Corporation was founded in 1952 by Sylvester W. “Vesy” Hron and was located in West… Continue reading Mallard

Layton

1967 Layton Vintage Camper

Layton Manufacturer Information Skyline who builds Layton is the only UL certified travel trailer and have been building them since 1950! Skyline Corporation – Makers of Nomad, Layton and Aljo… Continue reading Layton

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

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

Holiday Rambler

Dream Home Fully Renovated Vintage Holiday Rambler with Beautiful Modern Interior

Holiday Rambler Wakarusa, Indiana 1953- Present Manufacturer History and Firsts Holiday Ramblers are often overlooked as the vintage classics they truly are. The Holiday Rambler Company was founded by Richard… Continue reading Holiday Rambler

Hi-Lo

Hi-Lo Manufacturer Information Hi-Lo Trailer Company, Inc. was founded in 1955 as Snyder’s Hi-Lo Trailers. In 1957 they dropped the “Snyder’s” and became Hi-Lo Trailer Company, Inc. They have been… Continue reading Hi-Lo

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.)

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

Golden Falcon

1963 Glendale Golden Falcon Length: 18 feet-ft

Golden Falcon History Skyline produced a Golden Falcon from the late 60s into the early 70s in Elkhart, Indiana Glendale also made a Golden Falcon in the 1970s – 1990s… Continue reading Golden Falcon

Go-Tag-a-long

Go Tag-a-Long Manufacturer Information Built in Washingtonville, Ohio, south of Youngstown, Ohio. Years built mid 1960’s thru mid 1980’s Model sizes ranged between 14′ thru 22′ Interiors Stove, oven, sink,… Continue reading Go-Tag-a-long

Giles

Giles Manufacturer Information First sold during the 1960s, Giles built a range of fifth wheel and travel trailers up until the 1985 model year. In the 1980s, the vacation trailer… Continue reading Giles

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

Field & Stream

Field and Stream Travel Trailer Manufacturer Information Vacation Industries, Inc. – Gardena California Years built 1971 – 15′ 1980 – 13′ 1967 – 13’w/birch interior 1965 – 13′ with Ash… Continue reading Field & Stream

Fibre Stream

Fiber Stream A 16“ fiber glass trailer similar to boler. Manufactured in Southern California (San Diego 1975-1977, Mira Loma 1978-1980, Fontana 1981-1986) by the Fiber Stream Company. It has a… Continue reading Fibre Stream

FAN

FAN (Franklin A. Newcomer) History FAN Coach Company was founded by Franklin A. Newcomer on May 16, 1954, and chose his initials for the company name. The “factory”, at first,… Continue reading FAN

EXCEL

Excel RVs Excel was originally formed in North Hollywood, CA in 1966; the factory address was 11491 Vanowen St., North Hollywood. (Visited the factory in August of 1967); my Parents… Continue reading EXCEL

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

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

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