Saturday, March 5, 2011

2011 Modernism Week Vintage Travel Trailer Show

A recent addition to Modernism Week is the Vintage Travel Trailer Show. In only its second year the show has more than doubled and the quality of the trailers on display is truly amazing. The setting for this year's show was the Riviera Resort.


The line-up for the 2011 show was as follows:

1935 Bowlus Road Chief
1960 Airstream Caravel
1959 Airstream Globetrotter
1962 Airstream Flying Cloud
1962 Airstream Globe Trotter
1961 Airstream Bambi
1960 Holiday House
1950 Airfloat Landyacht
1973 Airstream Safari
1969 Airstream Tradewind
1948 Airstream Trail Wind
1948 Spartan Manor
1958 Airstream Caravanner
1936 Airstream Clipper
1948 Westcraft
1965 Airstream Caravel
1955 Spartan Manor
1948 La Cosse Vacationer

1935 Bowlus Road Chief

Bowlus Road Chief detail

Bowlus Road Chief interior

1960 Holiday House


Whenever the guys from Funky Junk Farms show up you're guaranteed to see something cool.


Stove inside the 1948 Spartan Manor

1960 Airstream Caravel

Interior of the 1950 Airfloat Landyacht

Exterior of the 1950 Airfloat Landyacht

We had a great time at the show and wanted to say thanks again to the organizers, the trailer owners, and everyone that stopped by the Vintage Roadside booth!

See you again next year,

Jeff & Kelly

5 comments:

Christopher Pinto said...

What a great line up. I had a 1957 Fan camper a long time ago. Miss that little goofy thing.

Nora said...

I love the Holiday House trailer. It looks a lot like the "popcorn wagon" that came to football games and such when I was in high school, except the wagon was motorized. I love the old vintage trailers and cars. I work at a truck stop and I get to see some really cool ones sometimes.

Madeline said...

Enjoy your photos (travel trailers and your vintage road signs). Looking forward to next year's "Travel Trailer Show" in Palm Springs, so I can see the beautiful trailers in person. Thanks so much for sharing.

Vintage Roadside said...

Chris - It's never too late for another one! :-)

Nora - It does look a bit like a popcorn wagon. I bet you do see some great things passing through your work - must be fun never knowing what might come through each day!

Madeline - Thanks for taking a look. Glad you enjoyed the photos. Hope to see you at the show next year, it's a wonderful show and it's always nice to feel a little sun in February!

Mod Betty / RetroRoadmap.com said...

Oh what inspirations! I'm curious if the trailers were as buffed to a shine when they were new back in the day, or is that a modern application? Luckily we don't have to worry too much about that with our new Serro Scotty :-)

Have fun kids!