1949 Airstream Trailwind Travel Trailer

Date:
1949
Creator:
Airstream, Inc.

This familiar riveted, aluminum-skinned trailer was introduced in 1936 by trailer manufacturer Wally Byam. As tourism flourished after World War II, the Airstream gained a reputation as the quality leader in the travel trailer industry. Its popularity spawned well-organized caravans to famous travel destinations across the country.

Location:
20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
Identifier:
87.178.1
Institution:
The Henry Ford
credits:
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.