Vintage Mobile Homes

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We love vintage mobile homes and like to share articles about their history. From tents to the huge manufactured homes we have today, there were a lot of cool models and awkward steps in between. Learn about a few of them here.

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9 Unique Vintage Mobile Homes that Were Ahead of Their Time

There have been dozens of unique vintage mobile homes over the years, some more awesome than others. In this article, we take a look at vintage mobile homes that were ahead of their time. Understanding Trailer Shows Trailer shows were popular events all over the nation. Movie stars and performers entertained attendees while builders showed …

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3 Marvelous Mid-Century Modern Mobile Homes

If you’ve paid any attention to home fashion recently you’ve probably heard the term mid-Century modern a time or two. When you think mid-century modern it’s only natural to associate it with vintage mobile homes. That’s probably because mobile homes hit their golden age in 1950s. Mobile homes were born of the petrochemical age as …

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“Wish You Were Here!” 35 Vintage Mobile Home Postcards

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 having a wonderful time. A little deliberate bragging was always …

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The History of Mobile Homes is Fascinating

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, volatile and cyclical economies, and fighting and competition of all …

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1936 Travel Trailers: Fastest Growing Industry in US History

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. Thankfully, The Covered Wagon Company changed that when they began …

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This 1962 Skyline Single Wide is a Vintage Mobile Home Beauty

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 are cool again. And they should be – very few …

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This Original 1955 Fleetwood Custom Mobile Home is Amazing

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 have kept it in its original glory for over half …

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Free Vintage Mobile Home Books You Can Read Online

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 trailing right behind. The automobile and those accompanied palaces were, …

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Where and How to Find Vintage Travel Trailers For Sale

Where and How to Find Vintage Travel Trailers For Sale

Trying to find vintage travel trailers for sale? In this article, we’ll show you our 12 favorite websites that have vintage travel trailers for sale and an arsenal of free tools that will help you search for your favorite vintage trailers.  You don’t have to look on eBay or Craigslist every day, you don’t have to …

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