Vintage mobile homes and trailers are the coolest things to ever hit the asphalt.
Vintage Mobile Home Articles
I love vintage mobile homes! Over the last 8 years, I’ve been collecting vintage mobile home memorabilia. I have a huge collection of magazines, books, and images and it’s time I shared! I’ve pulled all the vintage ad articles into this section and tried to organize by decade.
Postcards were almost as important as the trailers when travel trailer first hit the scene. They were essentially the Facebook of the time. Families and friends traveling in their campers would send postcards to everyone they knew to let them know they were safe and
The history of mobile homes is fascinating and far better than any soap opera you could watch. The mobile home industry has faced more twists and turns and valleys and peaks than any other industry that I know. There have been political and social injustices,
A travel trailer was the ultimate accessory for the automobile owner in the early 1930s. Unfortunately, it wasn’t so easy to buy a one. You could build your own trailer or you could pay someone to build one for you but both options were expensive.
This retro mobile home is what the modern tiny homes wish they could be! You won’t find the character or class that’s in this 1962 Skyline single wide in any modern tiny home. It’s a true vintage mobile home beauty. It’s no secret that vintage mobile homes
Fleetwood has been a well-known builder of entry to mid-level mobile homes since the early 1950’s. Their homes were among the first to offer different floor plans and designs to meet the needs of families. This original 1955 Fleetwood Custom Mobile Home is amazing – the owners
The 1930’s gave us plenty of good books about vintage mobile homes. These small little homes being pulled by fancy new automobiles gave both professional and amateur writers something to write about. Those that had the money could travel about the country with their home