Category 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.

Vintage Mobile Homes of 1953

We’ve found a treasure trove of facts and ads for vintage mobile homes of 1953 in an old magazine. These vintage mobile homes of 1953 are awesome! I don’t know what it is about vintage mobile homes that appeal to…

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Trailer Shows of the Past

Trailer Shows were popular events. A trade show gave you the opportunity to see all the current models of the year in one place and you were likely to see a celebrity or daredevil while visiting. It was a day…

Mobile Home Kitchens From 1955 to 1960

The late 1950’s and early 1960’s was a successful time for mobile homes. Record sales were broken year after year, and waiting lists for buyers were a common occurrence. Related: Vintage Mobile Homes. There are several reasons why the manufacturers…

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A History of American Trailer Parks

The history of the American trailer park is one of the most interesting aspects of our culture. History of the American Trailer Park The term ‘trailer’ is used to describe the original pulled camper concepts that came about in the…

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When Vintage Trailers Grew Up

The 1920’s and 30’s were the travel trailer’s Golden Age. They were the ultimate automobile fashion accessory and had yet to be labeled as a poor man’s refuge. The following article chronicles the innovations during the late 1930’s such as…

Worlds Oldest Mobile Home Owned By Dr Stables

Vintage Mobile Home Restoration; Worlds Oldest Caravan

The Wanderer, perhaps one of the oldest mobile homes in existence, recently went through an extensive vintage mobile home restoration. It’s now proudly displayed at the Cotswolds Caravan Club. Related: The History of Mobile Homes. Dr. William Stables, a wealthy Scotsman, commissioned…

1953 Spartanette Mobile Home Restoration

1953 Spartanette Mobile Home Restoration Video

Here’s a video that shows a great vintage mobile home restoration of a 1953 Spartanette.  Spartan’s are one of the most popular vintage mobile homes and for good reason; they’re well-built and beautifully designed. Plus, the Spartan Aircraft Company is…