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Vintage Travel Converted to Mobile Art Gallery

Take one vintage 1966 DeCamp travel trailer in near-mint condition, combine it with a dose of creative enthusiasm and elbow grease, mix in the contemporary paintings of one artist, and you get the Happy Camper Mobile Art Gallery. Kristina Wentzell, a … Continue reading

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Vintage Camping Trailers & Retro Hobby

Residents of Cleveland, Texas, Niki and Teresa Coats, have restored vintage camper trailers for much of the past five years. This retro hobby stems from an extreme curiosity of Teresa’s, which led to the purchase of their first travel trailer … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Flyte Camp: Restoring Vintage Trailers a Work of Art

You see an old ’50s-era travel trailer sitting forgotten in a field somewhere and wonder what it would be like to fix it up and have your own mobile vacation home. That’s the dream, anyway. In reality, restoring that vintage … Continue reading

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Texas RV Dealership Opens Museum

They rumble through the Texas Panhandle by the thousands to get to New Mexico and Colorado, and now, recreational vehicles have their own museum, right off Interstate 27. Jack Sisemore and his son, Trent, opened the RV Museum this spring … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Vintage Shasta Sits Poolside

Larry Fletcher, a welding supply salesman, spotted the Shasta near Longview, Texas. It was just the sort of vintage travel trailer his wife, Sherry, wanted to park poolside as a cabana at their home in Richardson, north of Dallas. After Fletcher bought … Continue reading

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RV Museum Opens in Texas

The Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum recently opened to the public in Amarillo, Texas. According to a news report in the Amarillo Globe News, the museum has already attracted more than 400 visitors. Traveland RV Museum encompasses up to 7,000 … Continue reading

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