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A yellow and brown striped trailer sitting on a sales lot.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s 15 foot Bell Travel Trailer

The history of the Bell travel trailer is a bit of a mystery - they were made in Montana in the 1970's, but beyond that, information is scarce. 

1960 Aristocrat trailer, painted aqua blue and white.
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Vintage RV: 1960’s Aristocrat Travel Trailer

The Aristocrat trailers were manufactured in California for almost 20 years, from 1956 to 1974. 

Winnebago motorhome with orange and yellow 'Flying W' logo on side.
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Vintage RV — 1970’s Winnebago Brave Classic “Flying W” motorhome

Owner Frank Miller says he is planning to renovate and restore his classic “Flying W” Winnebago, but for now it runs just fine.

A blue and white Cozy Cruiser trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1950’s Cozy Cruiser Travel Trailer

The Cozy Cruiser line was originally designed as mobile housing for the military - after the war, the trailers were highly sought after as an inexpensive means of recreation for young families. 

An Aloha trailer, spotted in a consignment lot.
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Vintage RV — 1963 Aloha Travel Trailer

Aloha's sales slogan was "Built in the Northwest... for the Northwest" so these Northwest beauties included special features for the "damp" climate in the area

Matching 1965 Galaxie convertible and 1972 Boler.
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Vintage RV: A passion for renovating RVs

Tina Myers, of Penticton, B.C., is the proud owner of an Esta Villa trailer - turns out, her love of vintage RVs extends to more than one.  

Outside of restored Esta Villa trailer.
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Vintage RV – 1963 Esta Villa Travel Trailer (restored)

A big shout out to Tina Myers for sharing her Esta Villa project photos – the before and after pictures are very dramatic. 

Front view of Esta Villa trailer.
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Vintage RV: 1960’s Esta Villa Trailer by Estevan Industries

This colourful little trailer was manufactured by a Canadian company called Estevan Industries of Fort MacLeod, Alberta.

A 1956 tropical turquoise Chevrolet Bel Air along with a matching 1961 Shasta Compact travel trailer.
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Pismo Coast Village RV Resort is set to host the nation’s largest vintage trailer rally, May 16-19

The rally features beautifully restored travel trailers from the 1930s to the 1970s with famous names like Airstream, Boles Aero, Shasta, Silver Streak, Vagabond and Westcraft as well as unique special edition trailers.

by Jeff Crider
A Vixen 21 motorhome, viewed from the back.
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Vintage RV: Vixen 21 - Model 3,000 Supercharged

Like many obscure motorhomes and RVs, there is quite a following when it comes to the Vixen Motorhome

Vintage scamper camper in background, with handsome Golden Retriever dog in foreground.
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Vintage RV: 1970’s Scamper Trailer

The Scamper line of trailers continue to be popular with collectors and vintage enthusiasts to this day.

An old Triple E motorhome parked in tall grass.
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Vintage RV: Late ‘60’s or Early 1970’s Triple E Motorhome

Based on the square windows and the front grille configuration we are guessing that this is a late 1960's or early 1970's Triple E model. 

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.