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Vintage Mobile Homes

Welcome to one of the largest collections of vintage mobile homes online!

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.

Mobile Mansions – A Vintage Mobile Home Video

If you enjoy vintage mobile homes, RVs's, and campers you're going to love this video, 'MOBILE MANSIONS: The History of RV's and Trailers." Mobile Mansions Travels the Road of Mobile Home History Mobile Mansions is a full one hour video by Douglas Keister. It travels the timeline of mobile homes with great historical accuracy. The narrator walks…
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1959 Spartan Mobile Home

A Spartan Mobile Home is a favorite of most vintage mobile home fans and for good reason. The story of the company is as fascinating as the homes they produced.  It's a true American tale of innovation and the ability to adapt during difficult times. Related:  Check out this Shabby-Chic Spartan. Did I mention how awesome Spartan Mobile  Homes are?…
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An Awesome (and Very Unique) Airstream Remodel

Awesome Airstream Remodel This Airstream remodel will curl your hair! Literally! One of the greatest benefits of mobile homes, campers, travel trailers, and RV's is unlimited potential. They can become anything you can imagine and in this case the owner imagined an upscale business that could be easily transported. We've seen lots of great…
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9 Awesome Vintage Buses Converted Into Beautiful Mobile Homes

Mobile homes come in all shapes and size, so do vintage buses. These vintage buses have all been converted into beautiful mobile homes! In my opinion, you can call anything a mobile home as long as the unit is mobile and has an area for sleeping, eating, and/or living and buses are a great option for anyone wanting their own mobile home. Buses …
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1964 Mobile Home Gets a Crafty Makeover

Please welcome Dianna Wood. Dianna has completely remodeled a vintage single wide mobile home with amazing DIY projects and was kind enough to write a bit about her single wide mobile home here on Mobile Home Living. By Dianna Wood Mobile Home Owner at Mobile Country Club, Rancho Cordova, California Let’s face it, anyone who has enough money, or…
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Two Story Mobile Homes – Vintage Advertisments

Back in the good ole' days, mobile home designers were not scared of innovation. Hundreds of mobile home builders were competing for sales and the first company to come up with the newest, biggest, or most unique mobile homes were going to be most successful. Several well-known and respected builders released two-story mobile homes in the 1950's …
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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 and money to renovate a vintage mobile home, and bring it back to its glory, are doing us…
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How the Mobile Home Stigma Began

The early 1940's was a challenging time for United States of America and trailers 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 infancy - factories had just begun producing trailers in 1936 so there were only a few companies…
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Vintage Trailer Parks and Campground Images

Over the years we have collected quite a few great  Vintage Trailer Parks and Campground Images. So we thought we would share them with you! Related: A look at some Unique Vintage Motor Homes. The following images were found on Flickr. The poster describes the photos as being in Fort Benning, GA in 1953 or 1955. All Images Above-Property…
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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 modified for automobile travel. When a history-changing invention like the automobile is made it…
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