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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Vintage Travel Trailer Slide Show

Take a trip down memory lane -- your own lane or your parents.' As Johnny Cash belts out a tune, see one old travel trailer after another, and scenes from early RVer camping trips -- back when RVers were mostly called "trailerists." This is a whole buncha fun to watch.

4 comments:

  1. That was an absolutely wonderful show!! Thanks!!

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  2. Many of the tow vehicles in the slide show have a straight 6 engine and 3 speed manual transmission. Now we think we need a diesel engine with an Allison automatic transmission. Maybe we need to get back to the basics with smaller campers and smaller engines.

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  3. Ruth-Ellen NeubergOctober 19, 2008 at 6:11 AM

    that was so enjoyable it reminds me of my first motorhome. I purchased an old stepvan painted green back in 1974. I fixed up the insid and out myself on a picnic table in a camp ground, the only thing it didn't have was a shower. It took a month and a half and so much fun. Then my 2 kids 5 cats and my boyfriend and me spent 2 months traveling from Virgina to california. We spent $300.00 a month for everthing. I guess at that time you might say we were Hippies or Flower children. I have waited all this time, and now I have a 36' Itaska Merridien 2007. This video has brought back such fond memories.

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  4. That was wonderful. My folks and myself came West from Wisconsin in 1948 pulling a 26 foot trailer behind a 1938 Buick Century 4dr. We lived in it for 4 years in Phoenix and Pasadena, Ca. I wouldn't have traded those memories for anything. Now my wife and I are living full time in a 35 foot fifth wheel and pulling it behind a 2001 Chev. Duramax/Allison. I have come full circle. Thanks so much for the memories.

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