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

Rod and Reel

Rod and Reel Manufacturer Information Macoma Engineering Inc. 9115 ARTESIA AVE BELLFLOWER, CA The ad for the 1955 Sportsmen’s show in Los Angeles said that a Rod and Reel trailer… Continue reading Rod and Reel

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.)

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

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

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

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.

Deville

Deville Manufactured by Catolac Corporation, 9573 East Garvey Boulevard El Monte, California USA, GIlbert9-4319. History Looking for more historical information on DeVille trailers. Please post here if you can add… Continue reading Deville

Dalton

Dalton Manufacturer Information Built in El Monte, California USA. Years built 1955-1961 Pictures Some owners Paul Lacitinola www.vintagecampertrailers.com Cody Main www.old99w.weebly.com Clubs/Links www.cannedhamdecals.com Dalton decals for late 50’s early 60’s.

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

Corvette

Corvette Manufacturer Information Looking for history source information. Corvette trailers were made by the Sterling Company located in El Monte, California, a suburb of Los Angeles(“Teardrops and Tiny Trailers” by Douglas… Continue reading Corvette

Compact Jr.

Compact Jr. Manufacturer Information The trailer was made by a company in California by the name of “Hunter Structures”. They only made trailers for a few years in the 70’s.… Continue reading Compact Jr.

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

Calcraft

Calcraft Manufacturer Information Ideal Industries, 2328 North Chico Avenue, El Monte, California, Forest 8-9817 Years built 1956-57 Pictures: 1957 CalCraft trailer – owned by Kit Maira kit.maira@gmail.com Some owners Dave… Continue reading Calcraft

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

Avion

1957 Avion Regal

Avion Travel Trailer History 1955-2002 Built in Benton Harbor, Michigan This history of Avion begins not with its founder Loren Cayo but with his father Julius N . Cayo. Julius… Continue reading Avion

Aristocrat

ARISTOCRAT History Built by I.B. Perch Company in Morgan Hill, Ca, Weiser, ID 1956-1974 Irving Perch manufactured Aristocrat trailers in California from 1956 to 1974. The Lo Liner model was… Continue reading Aristocrat

Aljoa

Aljoa, Aljo; Modernistic Industries This page sure brings back memories from about 1957. Aljo (at the time)helped me thru college, working on 135th Street in Gardena and going to college… Continue reading Aljoa

Airstream

Airstream Travel Trailer History 1936-Present Built in Jackson Center, Ohio and Los Angeles, California Wally Byam, airstream’s founder, was practically born a traveler. As a young child he traveled extensively… Continue reading Airstream

Airlight

Airlight Made in Los Angeles, California in 1954-1955 Airlight manufactured a few small aluminum airframe trailers (12+ ft. body) in 1955; in the following year they morphed into El Rey… Continue reading Airlight

Airfloat

Airfloat Coach Manufacturing Co History 1930-1957 Airfloat Coach Manufacturing Co, Los Angeles, California Omar Suttles put the Airfloat travel-trailer into production in Los Angeles in 1930. His port-hole window Airfloat… Continue reading Airfloat