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.

1971 16’ Sportsman Travel Trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1971 16’ Sportsman Travel Trailer

Whether a Serro Scotty or not, this little Sportsman trailer looks to be in great condition, with lots of amenities. 

A vintage 1970's Lodestar motorhome, made by Champion.
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Vintage RV: Early 1990’s Lodestar Motorhome by Champion

The Lodestar motorhome generally came loaded with just about every conceivable option and amenity that an RVer might want.

A Travelmaster motorhome.
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Vintage RV — 1988 Travelmaster Signature Series Class A Motorhome

The Signature Series ranged from 28.6 feet long to a huge 36 foot long, and that’s a lot of motorhome.

A snapshot of RVwest reader, Randy Filipovic's motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1974 Chevrolet Conestoga

Here’s an interesting vintage RV photo we received from a reader — he calls it a Chevrolet Conestoga. 

A 20th Century trailer trailer.
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Vintage RV — 1962 20th Century Travel Trailer

This 1962 20th Century Travel Trailer may have been produced at one Glendale’s early manufacturing facilities in London, Ontario. 

A Vanguard Trailer, owned by Thomas Carver.
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Vintage RV: 1975 (?) Vanguard Travel Trailer

RVwest reader, Thomas Carver, is restoring a 1975 Vanguard trailer and is looking for advice on sourcing parts from fellow readers. 

This SunKamper 5th Wheel trailer was spotted in a storage yard outside of Calgary.
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Vintage RV (Roadside Relic): 1973 AMF SunKamper 5th Wheel Trailer

The Skamper line was known as the SunKamper line in Canada, based out of Paris, Ontario.

Bigfoot trailer.
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Vintage RV: Late 1980’s Bigfoot Travel Trailer

Despite some setbacks, Bigfoot is once again producing a full lineup of fiberglass trailers and campers, based at the company headquarters in Armstrong, B.C. 

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.