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Old 08-17-2013, 09:52 PM   #1
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I love photos of trailers long forgotten, like the one here that I found somewhere on the internet. Does anyone have any pictures they would share?
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:57 PM   #2
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If you go to Flickr and search for "abandoned trailer", you'll get lots of great images.
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:24 PM   #3
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I love photos of trailers long forgotten, like the one here that I found somewhere on the internet. Does anyone have any pictures they would share?
Kevin, I actually have that rear window rock guard. I bought it from a member here on the forums who lives in Yakima, Wa. and was parting out this abandoned '68 Tradewind trailer. What a small world!!! Ed
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Old 08-17-2013, 11:32 PM   #4
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You're a lucky guy, that makes the trailer look really cool!!
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:28 AM   #5
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Lots and lots of abandoned "stuff" out there. Just have to get off the interstates to see it. There are a couple of Airstreams that I know about that I have to assume were put where they were as fishing or hunting camps. One has an oak tree growing up through the A frame. It is not going to be moving anytime soon. It is off of old US 301 in Halifax County NC. Need to try to remember to take pictures next time I am up that way.

In many ways it is sad that we are such a wasteful society that we can't fix and repair things, just buy more and then trash it later. We are in the process of combing our acreage for abandoned equipment and other scrap to turn in for cash money. So far the total is over $3k and climbing. NO! NOT the Airstream!

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Old 08-18-2013, 08:27 AM   #6
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I would love to see a pic of the "oak tree airstream"

The waste is sad, and when you see one abandoned you think of all the good times someone had that ended... sad also. But there is also something beautiful about these forgotten rigs.
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Old 08-18-2013, 08:36 AM   #7
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My Bambi II was abandoned for 20 years....till she got saved!

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Old 08-18-2013, 04:14 PM   #8
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Becky did you run the gas lines inside the belly pan? I thought about it but sooo many here objected for "saftey reasons".
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:54 PM   #9
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abandoned and saved; Becky that's even better!
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Old 08-29-2013, 11:15 PM   #10
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Surely there are more crazy people that like photos of abandoned trailers like I do.

Here is another pic as a motivator...Ok I cheated it is on my property.

Please no parts for sale questions!
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Old 08-30-2013, 04:49 AM   #11
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No Airstreams but a whole mess of abandoned trailers...
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:19 AM   #12
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We found this one on Orr's Island, Maine this month. One of many we've seen on the road over the years.
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At the Bagdad Cafe, Rt66, Newberry Springs Ca.

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Old 08-30-2013, 03:30 PM   #14
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A whole graveyard Frank, really cool. You need to get that scotty out of there and restore it, looks like a highlander.

Zoomin, that one looks too new/good to have been abandoned, when I see one like that It always makes me wonder what happened. Of course it could be serious damage that you cant see.

Darn it Bob now you went and found another pic that I'll have to frame, enlarge and put in my Tradewind!
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