Restoring the Shiny Hiney & Other Vintage Trailers

Spend a few miles of road time following this vintage travel trailerand you’ll soon see why it’s nicknamed “The Shiny Hiney.” The glare off the silver aluminum exterior is nearly blinding, explains Orbie Mungall having spent countless hours polishing the 1947 Boles Aero to its glowing state. Mungall also refers to his old-style round-shaped trailer […]

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Vintage Airstreams a Rolling Bit of Americana

Several times a year, Chris Hildenbrand and Jim Lane hitch a 1967 Airstream Globe Trotter trailer to their 1969 Cadillac Coupe de Ville and embark on a road trip. They also own five other Airstream models in various stages of restoration. The Wheat Ridge, Colorado, couple’s foray into mid-century American road tripping comes courtesy of […]

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Liz Taylor’s ‘Cleopatra’ Trailer Sells for $51,660

A vintage travel trailer, customized as a lavish dressing room for Elizabeth Taylor during the filming of Cleopatra in 1963, has sold at auction for $51,660, WhatSellsBest.com reports. According to the auction listing “Twentieth Century Fox spent a rumored $75,000 in 1960s dollars ($560,000 in today’s dollars) to build a fully customized 36-foot dressing room/trailer for […]

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Happiness Comes in the Shape of a Teardrop Trailer

Jack Gerber, owner of Tiny Trailer, believes happiness on the open road comes in the shape of a teardrop trailer. The former cabinet-maker said his sleek teardrop camping trailers, handmade from the axles up, help satisfy travelers’ wanderlust in a low-cost, high-style package that are perfect road adventures, reports wenatcheeworld.com. “These trailers were popular 60 […]

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