Vintage Mobile Homes

Welcome to one of the largest collections of vintage mobile home information online.

2 story mobile home - movie set

Two Story Mobile Homes – Vintage Advertisments

Back in the good ole' days mobile homes were more prone to design innovation and experimentation. With hundreds of mobile home manufacturers competing for sales the first company to come up with bigger and better was more likely to succeed and become a nationa... Read More...
1955 Spartan renovation after

Awesome 1955 Spartan Imperial Mansion Remodel

Those that take the time and money to renovate and remodel vintage mobile homes are my favorite kind of people.  Bringing back the past is not an easy thing to do especially if you try to be as original as possible. Those that do this work, that takes the time... Read More...

How the Mobile Home Stigma Began

The early 1940's was a challenging time for United States of America and the trailer industry. Our country was headed to WWII and rations were put in place in order to produce the necessities needed for the war. The mass produced trailer was still in its in... Read More...
Buick Camper Tent

Tents of the 1920s and 30s

  The modern mobile home came  immediately after the first automobile was introduced. People had been carrying their homes around with them for centuries in the form of carriages, covered wagons, and vargos so it was only natural that these concepts be... Read More...
ventoura vintage mobile home remodel

1952 Ventoura Mobile Home Remodel

  Some people have the coolest stuff. Diane, a writer and blogger at the wonderfully entertaining blog called 'Tales From a Sears House' is one of those people. She has an eye for detail and naturally surrounds herself with unique items.  Diane, and... Read More...
Southwestern 35 ft 2 story 1955

Vintage Mobile Homes of 1955

  Vintage Mobile Homes from 1955 1955 was a great year for the mobile home. The vintage mobile homes were going through its adolescence, trying to find itself in a sense. The homes were transitioning from bubbly curves to mean and lean. The clean, sleek... Read More...
What type of vintage mobile home are you

What Type of Vintage Mobile Home Are You?

Are you a Spartan? How about a New Moon or a Kropf?   Take this short quiz and find out what type of vintage mobile home you are - or rather what personality traits best reflect certain vintage mobile home brands. It's silly but if Buzzfeed can do it, ... Read More...
Parsleys Trailer Park

Vintage Trailer Parks

Vintage mobile homes and mobile home parks go hand in hand! There couldn't, and shouldn't, be one without the other so it's only fair that we cover them equally.  Parsley Trailer Park This first few images are of the Parsley Trailer Park outside of St. Peter... Read More...
1961 boles aero mobile home

Vintage Mobile Homes

Our 2nd issue of Vintage Mobile Homes Throwback Thursdays takes a look at 1961. It was another great year for mobile homes! Lots of great advancements and beautiful homes were being cranked out.   Modern Mechanix, a great blog with a few vintage mob... Read More...

Vintage Mobile Homes of 1953

I don't know what it is about vintage mobile homes, and manufactured homes, that appeal to me so much. Perhaps it's the important role that mobile homes have played in our country  - providing housing to millions of families that otherwise wouldn't have had... Read More...