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Jed and Hilary’s Power Wagon Vardo

As unveiled at Winter Count 2014 near Maricopa, Arizona. This classic kite shaped beauty is built into the bed of an old Dodge Power Wagon.  Like all projects of this nature, she’s a work in progress but is already and … Continue reading

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The Conklin House Bus

Roland and Mary Conklin of Huntington, N.Y., made house-car travel a family experience. Their bus factory built the Gypsy Van, shown above, and in the summer of 1915, the Conklin family set out to see America. Photo & caption courtesy … Continue reading

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Rolling home from 1929

From the Flying Tortoise:

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White House Car

from Pinterest:

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VW Bugout!

  What can you even say?  Click the pic for more info.

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Semi-Bowtop for Sale…

…and Some Other Nice Work Daphne at Daphne’s Caravans has been busy this summer and appears to have another beautiful wagon nearly ready to sell.  Her description is “all cedar, with a roof like a cedar strip canoe.  7′ long, … Continue reading

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House Trucks Again

My appreciation for house trucks has grown immensely over the years.  It’s not easy building a structure that is both light, strong, and wind-resistant.  Caravans, house trucks, and RVs have to undergo the rigors of hurricane weather every time they … Continue reading

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House Truck

A great looking house truck from Australia posted on Lloyd Kahn’s blog.  Always something interesting there so check it out.

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Great Housetrucks

I certainly can’t take credit for finding this but Sheila Newbery’s photography blog has a great link to some excellent housetrucks photographed in the 1970s by Paul Herzoff. Many more images can be found in the Smithsonian archives here.

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