Posts by Retro

The trailer that lost to Airstream: Spartan’s history

The history of Spartan trailers is as complex as the events that shaped the country in the 20th century. Decade after decade, Spartan’s numerous owners shifted and pivoted to service the needs of Americans. That rich history is directly...

The history of Spartan trailers is as complex as the events that shaped the country in the 20th century. Decade after decade, Spartan’s numerous owners shifted and pivoted to service the needs of Americans. That rich history is directly...

Spotlight on the FMC 2900R

In the early 70’s, an established and beloved reporter decided to traverse the US – the back roads and neighborhoods – in a motor coach. His aim was to help people experience the heritage and heartbeat of this great nation. “On the...

In the early 70’s, an established and beloved reporter decided to traverse the US – the back roads and neighborhoods – in a motor coach. His aim was to help people experience the heritage and heartbeat of this great nation. “On the...

A fine vintage, the Winnebago LeSharo

The Winnebago LeSharo is one of those RVs that will go down in history for its unique look and a cult fan base similar only to that of the Vixen 21. Built at a time when gas prices were soaring, the LeSharo was Winnebago’s answer to an industry...

The Winnebago LeSharo is one of those RVs that will go down in history for its unique look and a cult fan base similar only to that of the Vixen 21. Built at a time when gas prices were soaring, the LeSharo was Winnebago’s answer to an industry...

A sedan among motorhomes: The Vixen 21

Among collectors, this is a very special vehicle. Ever the standout on roads and campsites, it’s easy to spot a Vixen 21 when you see one. There are two things that make this RV by the Vixen Motor Company so unique: The first is its rarity –...

Among collectors, this is a very special vehicle. Ever the standout on roads and campsites, it’s easy to spot a Vixen 21 when you see one. There are two things that make this RV by the Vixen Motor Company so unique: The first is its rarity –...