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 best way to build a motor home. In fact, it was a terrible way to build motor homes. The truck chassis rode too harshly over… 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 Detroit, on Michigan’s east coast, designed and built a small custom “house car”, as self-propelled RVs had been identified since they were first conceived about… Continue reading Travco

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 today to Mr. Dale. A total of about 300 were built, the first 200+ called Flxable and the final few called Mobilux Cruiser (exactly the… Continue reading Mobilux

Grumman

Grumman Grumman corporation in Garden City, New York History I really do not know much about the history of this RV, When I purchased it years ago, I called the Grumman Corp. and everyone that I talked to was not even aware that Grumman Had made a Motor home. Like Grummans Airplanes, this thing is… Continue reading Grumman

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 set out to design the ultimate traveling machine. Drawing on the excitement of the times, this vehicle had to exemplify the cutting edge of vehicle… 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 Detroit, on Michigan’s east coast, designed and built a small custom “house car”, as self-propelled RVs had been identified since they were first conceived about… Continue reading Frank/Travco

Ferber Coach

Ferber Coach Manufacturer Information Walter Miller had a 1969 brochure on the auction site titled “Presenting the Ferber Coach – The Aristocrat of Motor Homes.” And…the look, style, method of construction, materials and all other details confirmed that this was the 22-foot version of their Ferber Coach – the larger 27” Coach was pictured in… Continue reading Ferber Coach

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 Sports Car of Motorhomes” until the company’s demise in 2005. In January 2013, the intellectual property rights of the Chinook brand, including the nameplate, designs,… Continue reading Chinook