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.


Lighthouse 1937-mid 1950s Light house Trailer Company – Chicago, IL Mr. T. D. Thomas built the first lighthouse trailer in 1937 and did it all in his backyard. It didn’t take long for them to be manufacturing 1000s of trailers a year. By the end of WWII, they were producing over 5000 a year and… Continue reading Lighthouse


Indian Trailers History Made in Chicago, Illinois Produced in late 1930s and until the mid 50s During the early years of the mobile home, production was concentrated in the Midwest. In 1942, Illinois ranked fourth among mobile home-producing states. Chicago was the center of the Illinois mobile home industry. Two of the largest early producers… Continue reading Indian


Glider Trailer Co The company was founded in 1932 Manufacturer Information Chicago, Illinois Factory: 1824 W. Kinzie St. General office: 17 S. Wells St. The mobile home evolved out of the travel trailer of the 1920s and 1930s and the house trailer of the 1940s and early 1950s. Conceived as a mobile and temporary form… Continue reading Glider