Vintage RV

Vintage RV lovers, you're in the right place—and you're not alone! The trend of restoring and travelling in these old-school gems is increasing, and has resulted in some of the most innovative RVs on the road.

A New Horizon motorhome.
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Vintage RV: Short lived 1985 New Horizon Class B Toyota Mini-Motorhome

When the 1970’s and 80’s RV boom hit North America with it came the creation of motorhomes and camping trailers of every size and shape.

A Rialta motorhome.
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Classic RV: 1996 (?) Winnebago/VW Rialta

The Rialta’s decade of production has left a rich legacy and many passionate fans who continue to own and operate the popular Class B units.

A white trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1960’s (?) Glendale Travel Trailer

Like so many travel trailer manufacturers of yesterday, it would appear that Glendale had a colourful history and legacy as well.

A Road Ranger trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1972 Road Ranger Travel Trailer by Kit Manufacturing Co.

Evidently, the Road Ranger travel trailers were one of the Kit Manufacturing Company’s most popular lines.

A powder blue Shasta trailer, spotted in a local dealership.
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Vintage RV: 1950’s Shasta Travel Trailer

The iconic Shasta travel trailer has been a common sight on roads across North America since the 1950s. 

This Chinook Sportsman Class C (Class B+) motorhome was spotted in a backyard in Nelson, BC.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s Chinook Sportsman Class C (Class B+)

Years after the company’s demise, the Chinook RV still remains a recognizable icon on the road today.

A Spartan Mansion trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1955 Spartan Mansion — “The Cadillac of Travel Trailers”

This particular model, a 1955 Spartan Mansion trailer, has been ravished by weather and time but it's ready for an ambitious renovation.

This RV is an oldie - a Platt-Trail-A-Home spotted in Montana.
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Vintage RV: Early model (1950’s?) Platt Trail-a-Home Travel Trailer

From the purchase of a struggling trailer works factory back in 1935, to the success that became Platt Trailer Co. Inc, the story of this unique and innovative RV is an interesting one. 

An Argosy trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s Argosy — “the almost Airstream”

Argosy trailers look a lot like Airstreams. Instead of the iconic shiny shell, though, Argosy trailers sport an eye-catching paint job. 

An Avion truck camper.
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Vintage RV: 1960’s Avion C-10 all-aluminium truck camper

Inspired by the all-aluminum design of aircraft, the sleek and aerodynamic look of an Avion camper is eye-catching. 

A Diplomat motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1975(?) Diplomat II Motorhome (complete with bucket seats)

The Diplomat name first came on the market in the early 1970s under Executive Industries. 

A VW Microbus.
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Vintage RV: 1979 VW Microbus/T2 Camper Van

The camperized VW Microbus would become the ultimate expression of freedom for the counter-culture idealists of the 60s and 70s. 

A Class B van conversion.
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Vintage RV: 1970/80’s GMC VanDura Class B Motorhome

These little van conversions were popular with RVers looking for mobility and flexibility in their travel and camping.

A 1967 Tee-Pee trailer owned by Terri Mason.
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Vintage RV: 1967 Tee Pee Trailer

An upcoming Tee Pee Trailer Homecoming is scheduled for August 17-19, 2018 in Claresholm, Alberta.

A Security motorhome, spotted in a backyard in Alberta.
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Vintage RV: 1980’s Security Class C Motorhome

A producer of truck campers, fifth wheel trailers, travel trailers and Class C motorhomes, Security was a recreational vehicle manufacturer based in the state of Idaho. 

A circa 1970s motorhome built by the Bendix Corporation.
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Vintage RV: 1979 (?) Bendix Corsair GMC Motorhome

Bendix evidently built a number of models of RVs under the names Corsair, Citation, Centurion, Aristocrat and Lifetime.