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.

Lil Bigfoot travel trailer, sitting on lawn.
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Vintage RV: 1990’s Lil Bigfoot (Boler-style) Trailer

The Lil Bigfoot travel trailer is almost a clone of the iconic Boler trailers - even upon close inspection, the differences are hard to spot. 

A Winnebago Warrior motorhome parked on city street.
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Vintage RV: 1990’s Micro-Mini Winnebago Warrior

Winnebago saw the Micro-Mini Winnebago Warrior motorhomes as an entry level unit for first time RVers. 

A 1974 Clark Cortez motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1974 Clark Cortez Motorhome

The Clark Forklift Company began making these small motorhomes in 1963 in Battle Creek, Michigan. 

An Aristocrat travel trailer, owned by Ken Vanderburg.
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Vintage RV: 1976 Glendale (Blue) and Aristocrat (Green) Trailers

The Aristrocrat travel trailers are always popular with the vintage RV crowd. 

Karl Proude's 1967 Vanguard hard side pop-up.
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Vintage RV: 1967 Vanguard Pop Up Camper

Karl Proude of Prince Edward Island recently shared his love of vintage RVs and his Vanguard camper with us. 

A circa 1970's Triple E motorhome with yellow stripes.
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Vintage RV: Classic 1970’s Triple E Motorhome

There definitely seems to be a lot of these early Triple E motorhomes still around—a testament to their quality construction.

A vintage Scamper travel trailer.
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Vintage RV: Tracking down the Scamper Travel Trailer story

The Scamper trailers were manufactured by a Lethbridge, Alberta-based company called Prebuilt Industries. 

A vintage RV painted bright green.
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Vintage RV: Could vintage RVs help solve the homeless crisis?

Refurbishing vintage RVs may be a novel approach to help solve the homelessness problem in cities and towns across Canada. 

The two sons of Kustom Koach founder Carl Carstensen standing in front of trailer.
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Vintage RV: Meet the sons of Kustom Koach Founder, Carl Carstensen

RVwest reader Eric Hicks owns a 1965 K Koach and met the sons of Kustom Koach founder, Carl Carstensen.

A vintage Winnebago Chieftain motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1984 (?) Winnebago Chieftain Motorhome

There are very few RV iconic brands that have the name power and legacy associated with Winnebago. 

A 1970's Shamrock travel trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s (?) Little Shamrock Canadian-made travel trailer

This 1970's Little Shamrock travel trailer is another mystery RV unit. 

A vintage 1970's Sprinter motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s (?) Sprinter Motorhome made in Elkhart, Ind.

Do you have more information on this mystery early-vintage Sprinter motorhome?

A Boler-style trailer
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Vintage RV: UNIK Boler-style trailer made in Quebec

A local ski hill isn't the usual place to spot a vintage trailer, so spying this little Boler-style beauty came as a surprise. 

A Winnebago Indian motorhome with the distinctive 'Flying W' design.
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Vintage RV: Classic 1973 “Flying W” Winnebago Indian Motorhome

It’s not every day that you come across a sweet-looking “flying W” Winnebago classic motorhome.

An Okanagan RV Vandura motorhome.
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Vintage RV – 1970’s Vandura Motorhome

RVWest reader Rod Bell of Williams Lake, B.C., recently shared his new acquistion - an Okanagan RV Vandura motorhome. 

A 1982 Triple E motorhome.
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Vintage RV: 1982 24 foot Triple E Motorhome

RVwest reader Andy Murray travels alone and he says this little motorhome is the perfect size for himself and his fishing boat tagging along behind.