Tag Archives: Shasta

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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Shasta RV Introduces Phoenix Fifth Wheel

Middlebury, Indiana-based Shasta RV, a division of Forest River Inc., introduces their all new Phoenix mid-profile and Super mid-profile fifth wheels, to rave reviews, at this year’s Elkhart Open House. Chadd Johnson, most recently of CrossRoads RV, is the Product Manager for … Continue reading

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Shasta RV Introduces 2013 Product Lineup

Middlebury, Indiana-based Shasta RV, a division of Forest River Inc., announces the introduction of its completely redesigned lineup of products and newly assembled management and sales team. “We’ve built an enthusiastic and highly qualified team, with long-standing dealer relationships,” said … 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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An Airstream for the Birds

When Chris Cummings started making birdhouses in his spare time six years ago, he thought he was just combining his love for Airstream trailers with his lifelong passion for art, the ReporterNews.com recently reported. Little did he know the Airstream … 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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Vintage Travel Trailers Get New Purpose

A true classic car buff, Richard Nash never imagined that he would be restoring 1960s era travel trailers. His wife, Vicky brought home the first vintage trailer in 2005 and so the obsession began. Four trailers have made their way … Continue reading

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Top 10 of 2011

Time glides with undiscover’d haste The future but a length behind the past. —John Dryden Hello, RVing friends! The year is turning over, and another 12 months of RVing, photography, hiking, and birding has flashed by. Thank you for reading, … Continue reading

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Shasta RV Achieves Major Milestone

Earlier this year I reported that Elkhart, Indiana-based Forest River Inc. was reviving an iconic nameplate with the launch of Shasta RV Manufacturing, a stand-alone business unit, and that the new product would be a “significant departure” from the distinctively … Continue reading

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Shasta: New Memories from an Old Icon

During the past year I reported that Elkhart, Indiana-based Forest River Inc. was reviving an iconic nameplate with the launch of Shasta RV Manufacturing, a stand-alone business unit. At that time, industry veteran, Brad Whitehead, president of Shasta noted that … Continue reading

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