Sears and Roebucks (Allstate)

Sears and Roebucks (Allstate) Manufacturer Information Sears, Roebuck and Company sold many products under the Allstate name, one of which was the 1-wheel trailer. So far at least 4 different models of the Sears (Allstate) trailers have been discovered. The most popular model is affectionately known as the “Tag-a-Long” single wheel trailer. Sears also sold… Continue reading Sears and Roebucks (Allstate)

Sears and Roebucks (Allstate)

Sears and Roebucks (Allstate) Manufacturer Information Sears, Roebuck and Company sold many products under the Allstate name, one of which was the 1-wheel trailer. So far at least 4 different models of the Sears (Allstate) trailers have been discovered. The most popular model is affectionately known as the “Tag-a-Long” single wheel trailer. Sears also sold… Continue reading Sears and Roebucks (Allstate)

Great Western

The Great Western 1947 It was made in California, and is so rare the owner has only been able to located three others around the US. The trailer is said to have been designed by Aeroflite designer, Frederick C Hoffman. Wallace Collection The Great Western has a one of a kind, space age style, window located in the back… Continue reading Great Western

Lighthouse

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

Holiday House

Holiday House Manufacturer Harry & David Fruitiers. Medford, Oregon. David Holmes, President of “Harry and David” (mail-order fruit baskets and gifts) was looking for ways to keep his workers busy during the January to July “off season”. Capitalizing on his life-long interest in travel trailers and modern design, he decided to employ his skilled workers… Continue reading Holiday House

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 the Metropolitan Airport in Van Nuys, California. They were a repair company for aircraft out of the airport and decided to start a travel trailer… Continue reading Aero Flite

Eriba Puck

Eriba Puck Manufacturer Information http://www.typ3.com/puck/ Source of original German. German speakers please help translate!! There was once a ERIch BAchem … No doubt heard the caravan type PUCK of the world’s most successful models of the vehicle industry. Possibly, this small compact and excellent driving characteristics besitzende Caravan in this category of recreational vehicles the most… Continue reading Eriba Puck

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 turn a member of the Swift Leisure Group. The first production of 50 units from the Eccles factory in Birmingham is believed to have commenced… Continue reading Eccles

Curtiss

Curtiss Manufacturer Information A fifth-wheeler for a financier The fifth-wheeler floats between the world of the trailer caravan and that of the motorhome, not quite fitting into either. Whichever side of the divide you choose to classify this unusual outfit, however, it certainly deserves its place in the broader history of caravans. The makers were… Continue reading Curtiss

Avalon

Avalon Alliance Machine Co. Bristol, IN No tags for this post.