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

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

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

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

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

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

Auto Kamp

1918 Ad Auto Kamp Equipment Company Trailer Camping Tent

Auto Kamp Manufactured by Auto-Kamp Equipment Co., Saginaw, MI 1914-1940 The Auto-Kamp trailer was among the first manufacturers and is very well known. According to May 17,1916 Motor magazine “the… Continue reading Auto Kamp

Howard

ViviLnk

Howard Manufactured by Howard Industries in Saginaw, Michigan Pictures Links https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/repairingyesterdaystrailers/1942-howard-21-special-travel-coach-t4587.html

LintzCraft

Vintage Camper 1947 Lintzcraft

LintzCraft 1947-1967 LintzCraft Trailer Manufacturing Company – Grand Ledge, MI According to the Grand Ledge, Michigan Historical Society, Lintzcraft Trailer Manufacturing was in business in Grand Ledge from the late… Continue reading LintzCraft

Kozy Coach

Vintage 1930'S Kozy Coach Travel Trailer Emblem

Kozy Coach Manufacturer From the late 1920’s to the onset of World War II, one segment of the transportation world that was growing, despite economic woes, was the travel trailer… Continue reading Kozy Coach

Ioni-a-home

Ioni-a-home 1959-1979 Ionia, Michigan Manufacturer Information Ioni-a-home travel trailers and campers were built in Ionia, Michigan from 1959 and 1979. The small manufacturer, located on 1200 S State Road, employed… Continue reading Ioni-a-home

Holly

1957 Holly Travel Trailer

Holly Holly Coach Company – Holly Michigan Holly Travel Coach company was in business after World War II starting about 1947-1948 until the early 1960s. It was in an old… Continue reading Holly

Tralette

Tralette Manufacturer Information Tralette, also known as a Peninsular, circa 1935. Very unique antique travel trailer. Built between 1932 to 1936. Designed to expand truck space and as a sleeper.… Continue reading Tralette

New Moon

New Moon In 1944 the Redman Trailer Company from Alma, Michigan was producing the New Moon line of trailers and claimed that they were the world’s largest trailers. These trailers… Continue reading New Moon

Tour-A-Home

Tour-A-Home Made in Flint, Michigan This is the start of a page on Tour-A-Home Vintage camper trailers manufactured in Flint, Michigan, starting I believe in the 1950’s and lasting up… Continue reading Tour-A-Home

GMC

GMC History A Brief History of the GMC Motorhome Genesis of a Design In the heady days after the United States landed a man on the moon, General Motor engineers… Continue reading GMC

Frank/Travco

Frank / Travco 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 Frank/Travco

Little Gem

Little Gem Manufactured in Grand Rapids, MI. History The Schiebout’s first built trailers in 1941. Schiebout Manufacturing Co. was started in Grand Rapids, MI. in 1947. In 1966 they incorporated,… Continue reading Little Gem

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

Covered Wagon

Covered Wagon Company Manufacturer Information From 1935 to 1945, Mount Clemens, Michigan was home to one of the largest travel trailer manufacturers in the United States, the Covered Wagon Company.… Continue reading Covered Wagon

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

Avalair

Avalair History Built in Baroda, Michigan – Avalair is a rare find. Not too many of these out there. I have had limited success in getting the history of these… Continue reading Avalair

American

1949 American Homecrest

American Travel Trailer History American Trailer Company was formed when Norman Wolfe bought the remains of the Ideal Manufacturing Company who made Stagecoach brand trailers in Mishawaka, IN after a… Continue reading American

Alma

Alma Alma Trailer Corporation Made in Alma, Michigan The Alma Trailer Corp. was formed in 1934 by William and Harold Redmond and Allen Hathaway who was the designer and patent… Continue reading Alma