RVNN.TV: History On Wheels
By Al Hasselbart
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Historian Al Hasselbart offers a tour of The RV/MH Museum in Elkhart, IN - the world's largest collection of Recreational Vehicles and the historic archives of the Manufactured Housing and RV industry.
|1||CleanVideoModel T Ford RV||Slide-Outs in 1916 The RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum features a collection of early RV’s – and one of the oldest of these is featured in this episode of History on Wheels. This is a 1915 Model T Ford with a 1916 Camper Box – sold for various runabou||25 2 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoBunk House Camper from the 60s||1966 Mustang Travel Trailer This trailer is one of the last of its kind, however, it is one of the very earliest of the bunk house campers and has quite a remarkable kitchen, including a 2 bin stainless steel sink, Coleman style wall furnace,||27 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideo1964 Clark Cortez Motorhome||It took a fork lift manufacturer to develop America’s first front wheel drive motorhome. Host Al Hesselbart shows us a 1964 Clark Cortez, a product of the Clark Equipment Co., which at the time, was America’s leading manufacturer of fork lift vehi||20 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideo50s style close-quarters camping||Vintage 1957 Serro Scotty Trailer This qualifies as a 12′ unit, but has a shorter living space. John Serro began in 1956 & 1957 to build campers that could fit in a conventional garage doors. He built these into the 70’s.||14 10 2011||Free||View in iTunes|